I’m a FireBreathingGarlicMonster!

Tonight I got all caught up in my little Giggle Monsters (we were playing with Monster Puppets) and left dinner to the last minute. You know what that means? Yup. A no brain dinner. Pasta & veg + roasted chickpeas. … Continue reading

Creamy Garlic Turkey over Rainbow Pasta

Ok, Ok. Alright already. I know it’s time to get on the bandwagon and be all creative with leftover turkey. Sheesh. What’s so wrong with a turkey and cranberry sandwich?? Fiiiiiiine. Here. Creamy Garlic Turkey over fresh Rainbow Pasta by … Continue reading

No Ham Croque Madame

My sister the Chef and her kids have been staying with us for the past few days. Last night we decided to make Pasta and Meatballs for dinner – and then E suggested we make RAINBOW pasta! After a quick … Continue reading

Garlic Pasta with Crunchy Beans and Homegrown Tomatoes and a Fab Bean Dip

I was hungry and C was still napping so I decided to make a Bean Dip. Easy Peasy. 2 Cans of beans + stuff = dip.  Yup.  It’s almost that easy. J would stop asking for more and started crying … Continue reading

Tonight: Glazed Meatloaf and Accordion Potatoes with Chives and Sage Butter; Last Night: Using the Garlic Confit

LAST NIGHT: I hurt my knee so C took over dinner responsibilities last night. He made a box of rigatoni.  While it was cooking he scooped out a few cloves of the sweet garlic from the confit’d jar, and added … Continue reading

I started out making pasta….

I was going to make pasta for dinner tonight.  With a parmesan cream sauce.  Using some of the garlic confit I made this morning. Then I thought, Um, since I used the recipe for the Confit from Michael Psilakis’ Cookbook , shouldn’t I actually … Continue reading

A Thank You Gift, Garlic Confit, and some Lunch

I needed to make a thank you gift today.  I didn’t feel like baking. CHOCOLATE DIPPED MARSHMALLOWS TO THE RESCUE!!! These are super-duper easy and pretty fast, if you use the microwave and have everything already on hand.  I grabbed … Continue reading