What to Cook When the Grocery Stores are Out of…

I went to the store last week for a few things. You know, the usual, peanut butter, half & half, a gallon of water (for my cubicle at work for making coffee) and quinoa. I came home from the store with ONE of those things, peanut butter! All those other aisles were pretty much empty. … Continue reading What to Cook When the Grocery Stores are Out of…

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Grain Bowls & One of the Funniest “Food” Blog Posts Ever!

I've been told several times to try a grain bowl from Panera. I like Panera for lattes, breakfast soufflés, and pastries, but lunch? No thank you. But I was intrigued by the Mediterranean grain bowl. I haven't had one yet, but I did some searching on Pinterest. I saw a grain bowl with blueberries and … Continue reading Grain Bowls & One of the Funniest “Food” Blog Posts Ever!

The Blog so Far…

I started this blog a year ago, after several years of going home from work, day after day to an empty house. I was tired of cooking wonderful meals that I ate by myself, packing up the leftovers up for my husband. In December '18 I decided to start this blog as a hobby, to … Continue reading The Blog so Far…

Have you ever heard of Sopa Tarasca? Do you cook your own black beans from dried beans? Do you like bacon?

Silly question! Everyone likes BACON right? I've been quiet over the holidays and I'm sorry, but I think everyone will forgive me once they try this Tomato & Black Bean Soup! If you haven't made your own black beans from dried beans, I suggest you give it a try! I'm posting a quick recipe for … Continue reading Have you ever heard of Sopa Tarasca? Do you cook your own black beans from dried beans? Do you like bacon?

Family Recipes! Grandma’s Spinach & Meatballs!

Well, actually it's my weeknight Instant Pot version of Grandma's Spinach & Meatballs. It all started several years ago, at least a decade ago, on Thanksgiving, or maybe it was Easter??? Anyway, I woke up sick as a dog... like fever, laying on the couch with an ice bag on my head sick. Husband called … Continue reading Family Recipes! Grandma’s Spinach & Meatballs!

Family Recipes! It’s Time for Granny’s Tuna Cakes!

Many of my recipes are inspired by meals I remember having at my grandmothers house, or that my Mom made, or recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation through my husbands family. I'm excited to bring you a new page and category called "Family Recipes." I'll share recipes inspired from childhood memories, … Continue reading Family Recipes! It’s Time for Granny’s Tuna Cakes!