Food · Meaty Main Dishes · Sides and Veggies

5 Ways to Use Pesto This Summer

You know this blog is supposed to be about “family, food, and other good stuff.”  I haven’t written a food post in about 5 months though. Curiously that coincides with being pregnant. Yeah, so I’ve had a weird relationship with food lately. This one was written before I got all crazy and started hating things… Continue reading 5 Ways to Use Pesto This Summer

Food · Soups

5 Soup Recipes You Need This Winter

Where are my soup eaters at? For me there is nothing better than a warm bowl of soup when it’s cold outside. Okay one thing maybe better, a good bowl of soup served with some good bread. Here are my 5 favorite soups to keep your tummy full and comforted all winter long. Enjoy!  … Continue reading 5 Soup Recipes You Need This Winter

Meaty Main Dishes · Soups

White Bean Chicken Chili

I decided I wanted to make a white bean chicken chili this weekend because I wanted chili to eat while we watched the OU/Texas game (BOOMER SOONER). We didn’t have any beef on hand, but we did have white beans and chicken. I in no way expected this to be as satisfying as a beef… Continue reading White Bean Chicken Chili

Food · Sides and Veggies

Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower “Wings”

It has been a hot minute since I’ve posted a recipe. That’s mainly because the hubs has been doing most of the cooking. Also we’ve been experimenting with reducing the amount of animal products we consume. Not for any big soap box reason, but after watching a few too many Netflix documentaries we decided we… Continue reading Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower “Wings”

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Reblog: Pulled Pastrami Sandwiches 

Originally posted on Cast Iron Dan:
Last week we went to my brother’s house for a BBQ. Don just got a new smoker and he cooked up some excellent pulled pork and six racks of baby back ribs. As we were talking, I told my brother that I had some pastrami curing at home and…

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An Ode to Aldi (And 4 Recipes with Aldi Ingredients)

  An Ode to Aldi Oh Aldi how I love you, And your bare bones, no frills inside. There’s no flashy eye candy Causing my kids to ask for things as we go by. Oh Aldi how I love you, And how it’s no big deal To bring a quarter for the cart So I… Continue reading An Ode to Aldi (And 4 Recipes with Aldi Ingredients)

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Summer Side Dishes

Just in time in case you need to bring something to a cookout, here are a few quick, easy, and yummy sides that are perfect for hot summer days. Happy eating!   Vegetable Fritters These are the perfect way to use up the surplus of squash or zucchini from your garden or just any vegetables… Continue reading Summer Side Dishes