What happens when you combine Roasted Lemon & Roasted Garlic?

You weep with joy as you shove *MORE* food into your mouth. For dinner last night I made Lemon and Garlic Roasted Vegetables with Pasta and a Kani-Cucumber Salad on the side. I cut up a butternut squash, half a … Continue reading

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

I’m a GENIUS!

I have been running through titles for this post. First up was : I am soooooooo cheap! #2: This is a Kabocha Squash. #3: I only cried once while making tonight’s dinner. I like the ‘I’m a GENIUS!’ because it … Continue reading

I suck at cleaning.

If you ask my husband what it is the Number One thing I’m bad at?  His immediate response is “Washing Dishes”.  *sigh* Tonight’s dinner made a huuuuuuge mess in the kitchen.  Thank goodness it was delicious. We had Provençal Sauteed Chicken with … 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

How do I deal with a Hurricane? I cook.

Yup. I have to be away from C and the babies in order to work these few days.  This *SUCKS*. How am I dealing with the I’m-away-from-my-family feeling especially during a HURRICANE?? I’m cooking. C is holding down the fort with … 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

Pasta with Green Tomatoes, Ricotta, Citrus and Parmesan

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Dinner tonight was Pasta with Green Tomatoes, Ricotta, Citrus and Parmesan.  Sides were a roasted vegetable salad (cabbage, carrots, red onions and white beans tossed with a little olive oil and roasted at 425 for 20min or so, then sprinkled … Continue reading