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

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

The Coolest Lentil Salad for a Hot Summer Day

Have you ever given much thought to lentils? These tiny but tasty legumes are one of the earliest cultivated crops used by man, and lentils (also called pulses) are used extensively in vegetarian recipes all over the world. ...more

heirloom tomato gazpacho

It’s summer, and what soup says summer better than gazpacho, right?...more

Creamy Lemon Kale Salad

Sometimes you just want a good hearty salad to eat in the hot summer heat, especially when it’s made with some of your own fresh garden produce, in this case it’s a kale salad. Yes, we over did it again with the kale, we grew too much this year! My freezer is now stocked with kale leaves that I can break off and put into soups and stews in the dead of winter, I’ve given some away, made pestos, smoothies, you name it ....more

Iced Acai Tea Latte

Good Luck Wrecking The Castle!

Joanna H. ordered this cake for her 30th birthday: The horse shoe is for luck. BECAUSE SHE'S GONNA NEED IT, AMIRITE? ...more

Low-Fat Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake (and it’s whole wheat too!)

I had been craving — deeply, darkly, intensely...more

Light and fluffy Ricotta Cheesecake (with homemade ricotta)

I made ricotta cheese. Yes, I made my own ricotta cheese, with only 3 ingredients in less than 10 minutes! And all with curds and whey, I felt like Little Miss Muffet now waiting for a spider to jump out at me ....more

Light and fluffy Ricotta Cheesecake (with homemade ricotta)

I made ricotta cheese. Yes, I made my own ricotta cheese, with only 3 ingredients in less than 10 minutes! And all with curds and whey, I felt like Little Miss Muffet now waiting for a spider to jump out at me ....more

Light and fluffy Ricotta Cheesecake (with homemade ricotta)

I made ricotta cheese. Yes, I made my own ricotta cheese, with only 3 ingredients in less than 10 minutes! And all with curds and whey, I felt like Little Miss Muffet now waiting for a spider to jump out at me ....more

Chocolate Coconut Cream Donuts

Would you take a look at these beauties? Decadently rich chocolate cake donuts topped with a swirl of coconut cream cheese frosting and a delicate pop of toasted coconut flakes. This s-u-p-e-r easy 20-minute recipe is a hurried bakers DREAM come true ....more

The Resurrection Of The Salsa Club Rollup

I first posted about the Salsa Club Rollup back in 2013, but I thought it was high time I brought it back to life again. If you are looking for a quick and easy summer time lunch or supper, you've got to try a Salsa Club Rollup!A what?!?!, you asked.I'll explain:...more