Beef Short Ribs with Pappardelle

So today was the 4th anniversary of my oldest daughter’s, Elizabeth aka Lizzie aka Lulu, death. She was 9 and full of happiness, thoughtfulness, kindness, and love. She was diagnosed with cancer at age 4 around Thanksgiving and died on this date 4 years ago. I obviously have a difficult time around this point in…

Easy Skillet Pasta

When my husband is on call (medical pilot), I don’t really plan dinner. There is really no point. Sure, the girls and I have to eat, but we will eat WHATEVER for dinner…cereal, eggs and toast, leftovers, pizza, fish sticks, corn dogs, buttered pasta, chips and dip etc. When it is a surprise he is…

Mongolian Beef and Broccoli

Evening guys! My husband saw a recipe like this on You Tube and wanted me to make it for dinner. I added some broccoli to the recipe and topped it on some sticky sushi rice. Delicious! Ingredients 1 large flank steak or 2 skirt steaks, sliced thinly against the grain 1/4 cup cornstarch 3 Tablespoons…

Tofu, Black Beans, and Veggie Quesadillas

Say what you want about tofu, but to me, it is a blank slate of perfect protein. You can complain about it all you want, but you have to know how to handle it. In this preparation,  I added all the flavoring of chorizo with none of the sausage. I think I made one of…

Fruity Spinach and Arugula Salad

Spinach, Arugula, Apple Slices, Strawberries, Dried Cranberries, and hunks of really delicious cheese. I added a squeeze of lemon. Plus add your favorite salad dressing. Enjoy!

Pot Roast

Hey guys! Last night I made this yummy pot roast for a table full of special guests 😉 Everyone loved it and went back in for seconds. Always a good sign! Give it a try! Pot Roast  Ingredients A Beef Round Roast or Rump Roast Red New potatoes and Yellow Gold-  Look for medium sized,…

Move over wine…

This drink is pretty tasty! Grapefruit, gin, and juniper flavors are my new favorite combo. Its like if a Paloma and Gin and Tonic had a baby. LOVE IT!  This will be a staple in my fridge!

New Blog Design…Who Dis????

I teach 6th graders and have a 6th grader, so I thought, who better to ask an opinion on what looks good? They will tell you the truth no matter what! Sure enough, hands down, this new combination worked out.  Let me know what you think!