Summertime, and the Kitchen Is Easy (Or It Will Be With These Dinner Tips)

Dear Mouthy Housewives, I'm too lazy to cook dinner for my family this summer, plus it's too hot. Any ideas? Signed, Kitchen Is Closed  ...more

Honey Balsamic Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Slow cookers aren't just for winter soups: Pull that baby out to use in the summer months, too! You can make the tangy, honey-balsamic sauce in less than 30 minutes, then throw everything in the cooker for a painless, easy dish. ...more

Gluten-Free Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust

It may already feel like summer, but we have a couple more of weeks of late spring before the seasons officially change, which means you still have time to make this lovely Spring Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust from Dishing Up the Dirt ...more

Whole Grain Rye, Spelt and Berry Scones

I've been reminiscing about last year's berry season in the country, so I did some berry scone baking on Sunday to crush my craving. At first bite, I knew I had to share the recipe on the double. Food blogs were made for sharing recipes like this ...more

What I Learned From My Whole30 Experiment

When I first heard about Whole30, I thought it was crazy and quickly dismissed it as something I would never try. It requires 100% compliance 100% of the time, and there are way too many restrictions: no dairy, no grains, no sugar, no soy, no legumes ...more

No-Churn Oreo Mint Brownie Batter Ice Cream

How do you feel about food trends? Some I can get behind; some not so much. Chia seeds and quinoa everything? Not so much. One-pot meals and no-churn ice cream? Heck, yes! ...more

Stop Guilting People About Snacks and Their Bodies

A few days ago, my boss purchased a fun little candy dispenser from Costco. We've been trying to make our office more welcoming for teachers to come work. So when she came across this awesome little candy machine, she went for it. We filled it to the brim with Peanut M&M's and mini Hershey bars and placed it by our door. ...more
tastefullykims Absolutely!!  It's a projection of their own anxieties about eating, and I ...more

How Choose, Store, Chop, and Cook Onions

Onions are a kitchen staple in the kitchen: Whether minced, diced, or sliced, they appear in almost every dish we cook. You can prepare them in all sorts of ways, and you can find them in almost every cuisine. Onions hold up well. They are often the first item on an ingredient list when starting to cook a recipe, and they're one of the vegetables that takes the most time to cook. ...more

Spicy Baked Mexican Chicken Egg Rolls

These spicy baked Mexican Chicken Egg Rolls are the perfect little appetizers! Forget about the fried restaurant version, these babies are baked and much better for you! Did I ever tell you how much I love egg rolls? ...more

Easy, delicious pasta salad

As July comes to a close, it feels like summer is coming to a close. But there is still plenty of time to cook out with family and friends! Nothing says summer BBQ like a pasta salad. Lucky for you this one is both easy and delicious.You will need:...more


Recently, I was talking to a group of friends and the topic of making your own mayonnaise came up. I was trying to explain how I make it at home, but the explanation didn't seem to fully clarify the process of how the immersion blender creams up the ingredients into the final product. So I decided to make a video tutorial! [Read more] ...more

No-Churn Oreo Mint Brownie Batter Ice Cream

How do you feel about food trends? Some I can get behind; some not so much. Chia seeds and quinoa everything? Not so much. One-pot meals and no-churn ice cream? Heck, yes! ...more

Caribbean Spicy Shrimp And Cauliflower Rice

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Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Do you say pee-kan or puh-kahn? See how you compare with the US in this cool linguistics...more

Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cheesecake Sandwiches

These creamy, cool Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cheesecake Sandwiches are stunning yet so simple to throw together! Let’s talk about an easy dessert idea…I mean, we all need those, right? These simple, sweet Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cheesecake Sandwiches are not only super pretty to se.. ....more

Sour: Pickled Sour Cherries

-Life is like a bowl of pickled cherries: sour and sweet.- I am a sour person. Not to mean that I'm unpleasant, but that I love sour foods. I'll go Granny Smith over Pink Lady any day, thank you.It's odd.. ....more

Chicken and Waffle Sandwich

Chicken and Waffle Sandwich This is another ‘putting it altogether’ recipe; I love making a sandwich using homemade waffles because it’s something a little different and absolutely delish (did I mention the little squares hold more yummy sauce?). Serves 4 2 Anna’s Waffles with Chives (1/2 waffle per sandwich) 1 Medium vine ripened tomato, sliced into 4 even slices Salt (to taste) Pepper (to taste) 2 Beer Marinated Grilled Chicken breasts (cooked), sliced into ¼ inch slices 1 Batch of my Herbed Mayo Make the waffles according to the recipe directions. Place a tomato on the bottom of a quarter of a waffle (after the waffles are cooked); season with salt and pepper ....more

Creamy chorizo & goat’s cheese one pot magic pasta

We’ve been staycationing this week, staying at Ed’s sister’s place in the Cotswold Water Park doing our usual summer stint of gerbil sitting....more