Every Christmas for the past decade or so, my family has made the same breakfast casserole for us to eat when we get done opening presents on Christmas morning. I've carried on the tradition since moving out, but I'm not sure Rob loves the breakfast casserole nearly as much as I do. This year will… Continue reading Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata
Sugar is one of the most addicting substances in the world. It buries itself deep inside your brain thinking you need it---always. The holidays make it extremely hard to not overdo it on the sugar. I've found myself sneaking one cookie...two cookies...three cookies or more. Once you get one, you can't stop. These brownie cookies… Continue reading Christmas Brownie Cookies
I've spent the whole weekend baking and meal prepping. Two different types of cookies, a fritatta, salad, soup, and two meals later---and I think I'm finally done. I usually cook everything on the weekends, but I was in full force cook mode this weekend. The kitchen is my calming, serene place and I needed a… Continue reading Mini Everything Cheese Balls
A true clean-out-your-kitchen type meal. Use leftover chicken or turkey if you wish for this stir-fry that also includes roasted green beans, cabbage, carrots, and everyone's favorite: BACON.
The lack of soups in my kitchen has been surprising. It's probably because we haven't had a bitterly freezing cold snap yet this fall/winter. When it's not cold, I'm not a fan of soups. I'm glad I made this soup this weekend, though. I had my final (!!!) deep cleaning on my teeth yesterday and… Continue reading Chile Relleno Soup
Brrr! The freezing cold "arctic blast" hit our region with a vengeance last night. Temperatures plunged from a high of 59 at 12:01am to a low, low, low of 10 degrees by the evening. The worst part is the wind...oh god, the wind. That makes the temperature feel like negative digits. Noooo thank you. Our work Christmas… Continue reading Chicken Noodle Casserole