Exactly six years ago today, I was setting up our reception area. I was fielding a billion questions on where I wanted everything to go, trying to keep people organized, and generally just stressing out. Planning and setting things up is NOT my forte.
Then Adam walked into the room. Continue reading
You’re planning out your menu for the week. You’ve decided to make a whole chicken on one of the nights. Excellent! Whole chickens tend to be less expensive than buying the parts and they are really easy to cook. But there is one problem:
You’re left with approximately 2 pounds of chicken when you’re done. Continue reading
Now that Adam and I have moved and mostly settled in, it’s time to get back to business as usual with meals. Most of the summer I flew by the seat of my pants when it came to meals. Sometimes it was fun (hey unexpected dinner out) other times it was weird (hey weird bowl meals) and sometimes it was just downright stressful.
That’s why I’m getting back into the swing of meal planning. Continue reading
You know what we need more of in this life? Banana bread. It’s really such a simple common thing, but I had almost forgotten how good it tasted. I made a bunch of baked goods for our vacation this past weekend and banana bread was one of the requested items.
But there were a few caveats: it had to have chocolate chips and it had to taste yummy. Continue reading
I think it’s safe to say soup/stew/casserole season is upon us. Chicago had one last sweltering day yesterday, but today it seems there is a touch of Fall in the air.
And that means slow cooker season. Continue reading