In the Kitchen

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Easy Pasta Dinner

Quick and Easy Summer Pasta

Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted a recipe.  I guess ’cause it’s been a long time since I’ve cooked.  My work schedule has turned my culinary life upside down.  But, baby, I’m back.  At least for the summer anyway… So here’s a quick and easy summer pasta […]

I Want Chili!

This morning I woke up at 4:30 thinking about chili.  Yes, you read right, chili.  As in I desperately wanted some chili right then and there.  No, I’m not pregnant or anything, just slightly off my rocker.  So I grabbed my cookbook and started hunting for a quick and easy […]

This Week’s Menu

Since I had so much success last week with Menu Planning, I’m doing it again this week. Monday Sweet and Spicy Vegetable Stir-Fry Tuesday Pork and Butternut Squash Stew Wednesday Fish Chowder Thursday Chicken and Rice with Steamed Broccoli Friday Lasagna stuffed with Spinach

Mom, We Love What’s for Dinner

I am happy to report that my experiment with menu planning went really well! For the most part, I stuck to the menu as stated (you can see pictures of the meals here). The only two times I veered off course were Monday (forgot to make the steamed broccoli but […]

Mom, What’s for Dinner?

That’s the first thing my kids ask me when they walk through the door at the end of a long school day. Sometimes they even ask me that question as I’m driving them to the bus stop in the morning. I used to just mutter something along the lines of […]

Meatloaf Mice

On Wednesday afternoon, I received an email from my husband asking if I could come up with something to cook for a Halloween themed party he was having at work. Hmmmm….interesting request, especially since I hate Halloween (chalk it up to my upbringing, those who know my parents understand). Anyway, […]

On the Table

My husband did not marry me for my cooking skills, ’cause when we first got married I couldn’t cook. No, you don’t understand, I lived in my apartment for six months before I even bothered to turn on the stove. I lived down the street from Popeyes and I had […]