Salad · Sides · vegetable

Grandma’s Cauliflower Salad

You have those cherished family recipes, right? Like the little brown piece of paper with a scribbled on recipe of Christmas sugar cookies? Or maybe a roast chicken recipe your mom has been making for decades? My family has loads of those beloved recipes. We've got my mom's potato salad, chicken fried steak, fried chicken,… Continue reading Grandma’s Cauliflower Salad

dinner · entree · seafood

Shrimp & Red Pepper Kebabs with Jalapeno-Lime Marinade

My grill pan and I have a love-hate relationship. I love it because I'm able to get some great grill marks on things like burgers, hot dogs, and chicken. I had it because I almost always set my smoke alarm off when I cook with it. It doesn't matter if my ventahood is going at… Continue reading Shrimp & Red Pepper Kebabs with Jalapeno-Lime Marinade

Salad · vegetable

Steakhouse Spinach Salad

I've been perusing my enormouse collection of old cookbooks lately hoping something will inspire me. After scrolling through Pinterest for so long, all of the recipes start to look the same. My vast collection of cookbooks, though, is full of endless opportunities. I've got cookbooks from WWII, from the 60's, from celebrities like Vincent Price… Continue reading Steakhouse Spinach Salad

beef · Casserole · dinner

Tater Tot Topped Shepherd’s Pie

I'm starting to get the hang of the whole grocery-shopping-every-three-weeks thing. The first two weeks are great. My meals are packed full of fresh vegetables and fruit. The third week is the "lean" week. That's the mad-dash to make casseroles and use whatever is left in the fridge/freezer. By the end of the third week… Continue reading Tater Tot Topped Shepherd’s Pie