Category: Recipes

May 2, 2016

Stuffed Flat Iron Steak

Happy Monday! Usually Monday mornings are pretty tough, but this week things are feeling pretty good. The girls have 22 days of school left, we’re counting down to our summer vacation and we have lots of fun events leading up to the end of school. Things are about to get busy, for sure, but that’s […]

April 25, 2016

Superfast Southwestern Red Beans and Rice

I live in the Midwest and spring is…well, she is fickle. Typically, in the Midwest, we get one of two spring options. We have winter until sometime in June or at the end of March we go from six feet of snow on the ground to the center of the equator with no transition. There’s […]

February 8, 2016

Chicago Expats and the Menu Plan

I moved to Chicagoland in 1999. I was not yet married to Big Daddy (that would come a few weeks later). We moved into an apartment in the Northwestish suburbs and lived there until we move to the far Northwest suburbs in 2001. We spent the vast majority of ten years living in the Chicago […]

January 11, 2016

Snow, finally–and the menu plan

I write my blog posts in advance. I’m sure you know that and I’m sure most bloggers do it. It’s easier to plan and write things in advance. Typically, I write posts bout a week ahead of time, but my menu plan posts usually wait until Saturday or Sunday. It’s finally snowing in Ohio. We’ve […]

November 23, 2015

Thanksgiving 2015-Sweet Potato Casserole

The end of November to the end of December is officially my favorite time of year.  Oh, I like summer.  And October.  And don’t even get me started on Fall. But, yes, I’m one of those “Christmas People” that people bitch about on Facebook starting sometimes around Halloween. I cannot wait for Christmas.  I love […]

November 9, 2015

Perfect Pot Roast–AND the menu plan

Tree Update: Everything else is just about bare, but our little tree soldiers on and become more lovely with each passing day. I think I’ve been cooking from The Pioneer Woman Cooks since she began blogging about cooking.  I’m not totally sure that I’ve been adding her meals to our repertoire since 2007, but it’s […]

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