Honestly, people, we don't know why we even bother. We do the very hard work of reading all the blogs and spotting all the hackneyed trends for you, and for what? We've officially lost the war on stripey straws, mason jars, quinoa, and pumpkin spice. ...more
SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more
My husband and I rarely eat dessert but if you opened our pantry you'd find yourself facing a whole shelf of candy. We rarely eat it but if we ever get a late-night craving for Skittles, Nerds, jelly beans or Swedish Fish, we're covered. Don't get me ...more
I first saw a Taco Rolls recipe on Pinterest, and immediately I thought how simple it would be to re-create. I mean, Taco Rolls—how hard can it be, right? To be honest, I read the recipe once and assumed some things.
I found the images on Pinterest were much more appealing than mine turned out. It reminded me of the Pinterest "Nailed It!" meme, that glorifies all those attempt that look nothing like the end goal.
I bet you've noticed it's spring, haven't you? We all get busy when winter's over, and if you're looking for a recipe for Meatless Monday, you want something that won't take long to get on the table.
I swooned over this Baked Eggs Skillet with Avocado and Spicy Tomatoes when I shared the recipe on Kalyn's Kitchen. It can easily be ready to eat in less than 30 minutes—and the chile-spiked recipe is tasty enough that I'd happily serve it to guests for a meatless breakfast, lunch, or dinner....more
I considered making a prank recipe for April Fool's Day, but honestly, I'm just the worst when it comes to practical jokes. They never work out for me! I can never keep a straight face, or I give up mid-joke because the whole thing feels dishonest ....more
Welcome to the March edition of No Croutons Required, a monthly event alternately hosted by my dear friend Jacqueline and myself. We have a nice balance of soups and salads to share this month, so cozy up and see what some of our fellow bloggers served up. Thanks as always to all who shared their lovely dishes ....more
This post has been a long time coming. It’s hard to believe it’s April already and I have yet to share my review of this ingenious and very beautiful cookbook with you. Kristy Turner’s debut cookbook...more
The mashed sweet potatoes are as delicious as dessert! They’re so creamy and moist in texture, with a cheesy crust. A quick, satisfying, and healthy side dish that contains only five ingredients ....more
Make CrockPot Apple Butter Yeast Rolls when your oven is busy or you want bread to cook when you're not going to be home. Yes, it's April first, but this idea for CrockPot Apple Butter Yeast Rolls from A Spicy Perspective is not an April Fool's Day joke....more
This copycat Olive Garden Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta recipe has Italian cheeses and sour cream to make a creamy, cheesy appetizer that you won’t be able to say no to. Serve this savory dish with a side of Italian bread. ave you ever tasted this cheesy Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta appetizer...more
I know it’s not exactly obvious based on the recipe selection around here, but I’m completely and utterly obsessed with mangoes. I might even dare to say that they’re my favorite of all fruits, which is dramatic because it’s incredibly hard for me to pick a favorite anything. But that tangy-sweet flavor, and juicy-but-firm flesh? ...more
Con mi hija mayor, la de 10 años ya me ha pasado varias veces que independiente de cuantas veces antes yo se lo haya dicho o explicado, si lo lee en un libro ahora si es verdad y vale la pena poner esfuerzo en cambiar alguna conducta. Nuestro gran desacuerdo es que ella es muy desordenada en su pieza… pero ahora esta ordenando con un método que leyó en un libro y su cuarto se ve mucho mejor. No creo que mi experiencia sea única, por eso creo que, comprar libros o sacarlos de la biblioteca, que tengan alguna enseñanza o finalidad es muy importante ....more
I wanted to do an update on a side dish that I’ve been making for years, in fact I did a post on this way back in 2008. It’s an old family recipe and it would be a wonderful side dish to your Easter table this Sunday, it goes great with ham, pork, lamb or any roast you might be having. I’ve also made it many times as a side next to a baked pasta of some sort, like lasagna, stuffed shells, manicotti, you get the picture, it goes pretty much with everything! ...more