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

a restorative condiment

Lest you be misled as I was, balsamic vinegar is not made from the balsam flower (which, incidentally, is quite lovely). read more words! ...more

The Swiss Alps - a view through my lens - 2

Since many of you wrote to me telling me that the post was taking a long time to load, kind of got carried away with the pictures :). I decided to split the post in two - so it’s easier to load and view. Thanks so much for the feed back ....more

Skillet Potatoes

When we go out for breakfast I always love to get the skillet potatoes. Not much better than those dipped in some ketchup along side an omelet or pancake! Well, I thought I would try and make them at home and these Skillet Potatoes were wonderful! ...more

Filthy Burgers

Barbecue Pulled Pork, Beef, and Bacon are combined to create the burger that's been named the Filthy Burger; this burger is like nothing else you've ever tasted....more

Chicken Souvlaki and Gyros

Of all the great meals that I had on my vacation in Greece a few years ago perhaps the most memorable one was the chicken gyros from a small shop in Plaka. The shop was so small that it was really just a window in the street where you ordered and then you got to eat while walking down the street. The gyro was easily the best that I have ever had! ...more

The Wishing Thread by Lisa Van Allen

A review of The Wishing Thread by Lisa Van Allen....more

Blueberry Almond Butter Pancakes

These fluffy, protein-packed pancakes are filled with plump, juicy blueberries and creamy maple almond butter. Traditions...more

Hidden Gems: Las Vegas Travel Guide

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas? If that’s true, then Esther & Jacob Julee’s Las Vegas travel guide would be very short. So excited to have the...more

Fish Tacos with Poblano Pepper Pico de Gallo

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. ...more