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
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”
I’ve made this butter before and loved it. This time though was different. This time I had garlic and chives from our little garden to make it with. Our garlic bulbs were little, but we were still excited to have grown them! I keep the finished product in the fridge and use on baked potatoes,… Continue reading Garlic Chive Butter
I brought this colorful dish to Easter dinner. I think I enjoyed this more than anyone else there because I brought most of it home. I really did like it though, and I’m going to make it again. It worked well for a potluck since it didn’t require any reheating. I also liked that it changed… Continue reading Sweet Potato Salad
I opened the pantry to make breakfast this weekend and found three packages of bread with the heels only left in each one. THREE! Not being one to waste food, I whipped up a batch of homemade croutons to use on soups and salads for the rest of the weekend. I like croutons but they… Continue reading Homemade Croutons
This is warm and filling but won’t make you feel like you’ve had a heavy meal, perfect for post holiday cooking
Whew! How was your Christmas? Does anyone else feel like you’ve sprinted a marathon through the month of December? We had the best holiday yet. Even so I’m now ready to get back to normal. So looking on to New Years, what traditions do you have? We’ve always spent New Years Eve at home with… Continue reading 2 black eyed pea recipes for New Years (even if you don’t like black eyed peas).