April 07, 2020

Bad Bananas, Again

Bad Bananas, Again

I don’t know about your house, but at ours Banana Bread is becoming a THING. Before being in social distance isolation mode, I had baked banana bread maybe two times during the last twelve months. Within isolation, I’ve made it four times, just in the last two weeks. We seem to be in a constant state of either “we’re out of bananas” or “the bananas have gone bad.” It feels like there is a two hour window in... Read More

April 03, 2020

Growing Veggies From Scraps

Growing Veggies From Scraps

Did you know you can grow vegetables in your kitchen from vegetable scraps? It turns out that there are lots of ways to do this, but most need to be transplanted into soil to actually bear fruit. However, there are a couple that can be done easily and quickly with just a little water and sunlight. I'm not saying this will cut back on your Instacart or Amazon orders, but it's a fun experiment for the kids and for... Read More

March 24, 2020

Staying in? So are we. Day 12 of Shelter In Place

Staying in? So are we. Day 12 of Shelter In Place

I do not recommend this, but I have been starting my days with the latest news updates. It’s getting crazy out there! And we’re feeling isolated in here. 

Sunday night our area, Dallas, was ordered to Shelter in place. My 90 year old father-in-law lives with us (myself, hubby and 2 boys) so we have been extra cautious and started sheltering in place on March 12. This is our Day 12 today and one thing I hadn’t realized is how much... Read More

February 02, 2020

Super Bowl

Super Bowl

It’s that time of year again!!! Super Bowl Sunday is almost upon us and there’s nothing better than a day of football, drinks, and (most importantly) GAME DAY SNACKS. If you need some yummy ideas, look no further. Here are some amazing recipes that will be a crowd pleaser at your next Super Bowl party. 

 

Bloody Mary with Grilled Cheese

It’s not game day without a good drink.... Read More

January 20, 2020

Staub Olive Wood Silicone Spatula

Staub Olive Wood Silicone Spatula

Cast iron cookware are staples in Tieghan Gerard's kitchen.  In a recent post from her blog, Half Baked Harvest, she shared her favorite cast iron pots and pans, especially her ten and twelve inch Staub skillets. In her words "I am a Staub girl through and through. I love their styles, colors, durability, and most importantly how well their pots and pans can cook just about anything." When we learned about Tieghan's love of Staub,... Read More