Quick & Easy

Bacon and Pea Macaroni & Cheese

Bacon and Pea Macaroni & Cheese

It’s the day before Christmas Eve. And like just about everyone else, I have a ginormous to-do list. I’m supposed to be bagging up the biscotti and wrapping caramels. Instead, I’m watching a disappointing football game (spoil it and tell me it gets better – I’m an entire half behind), trying to relax after hitting [...]

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Foil Packet Soy-Lime Salmon with Green Beans

Foil Packet Salmon with Green Beans

I like following recipes when I cook. I can take a pile of ingredients and make dinner when I need to. But I like order and I like lists and I like continuity. And I hate wire hangers. And on a day when I’ve stubbed my toe three times on that stupid coffee table while [...]

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Roasted Broccoli Carbonara

Roasted Broccoli Carbonara

Today is the last day of October and that means two things: 1) National Pasta Month is coming to an end and 2) We start the 24-hour countdown before I’m allowed to say the words “Thanksgiving” and “menu” out loud. So let’s talk about the former. That dish up there, that is Roasted Broccoli Carbonara. [...]

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Lemony Orzo with Chicken and Roasted Tomatoes

Lemony Orzo with Chicken and Roasted Tomatoes

This week has been all about change. We sent our toddler, our baby, to preschool this week. For the last 19+ months, it has been me & her. Us. All day, every day, all week long. For the last 7 months, I have been looking forward to the first day of school as if it [...]

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Buttered Linguine with Tomatoes and Basil

Buttered Linguine with Tomatoes and Basil

My husband is a pastavore. He can live on pasta and pasta alone. That being said, he won’t touch spaghetti. He’ll eat the same marinara sauce on any other shaped noodle but he won’t touch a spaghetti noodle. Really. Flatten that noodle out a bit and he’ll eat it, no questions asked. I can’t pick [...]

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