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

The Food of Astronaut Wives Club Episode 6: "In the Blind" – Behind the Scenes With Food Stylist Emily Marshall

This is an exciting week for food from behind the scenes of Astronauts Wives Club!!! Episode 6 has the Crown Roast of Frankfurters, a rainbow gelatin mold and kabobed-everything. I am happy to bring you some close-ups of this food courtesy of food stylist Emily Marshall, who worked like crazy to make sure that the food from Astronauts Wives Club was the most mid-century it could be! ...more

Schinken Nudel Gratin {Ham & Cheese Noodle Casserole}

This recipe is from the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Cookbook. We've been to the food and wine festival the past two years. It is a lot of fun to eat and drink your way though the World Pavilion in Epcot! ...more

Green Beans with Lemon & Toasted Almonds

Lighten up your summertime meal with these fresh and healthy greens beans, with the brightness of lemon and crunch of almonds. When I was a kid, our vegetable garden was nothing fancy. A few tomato plants, a row of strawberries and a pumpkin plant or two graced the modest square of dirt in our backyard ....more

Crunchy French Toast

French toast is dipped in an egg custard batter and then covered in panko bread crumbs, giving it a super crunchy finish. This dish...more

Dune – Los Angeles (Atwater Village)

The Astronomer, June, and I made our way to...more

Can-It-Forward Day + A Giveaway

Canning season is here and what’s a better way than to celebrate it with...more

Montreal | A Pictorial Tale

This year I spent my birthday in Montreal. I was at a concert bathed in blue, drinking Labatt Bleue and chanting “Keebek!, keebek!” when the clock struck midnight. Minutes before, I tried to learn a song called “Mon pays, ce n’est pas un pays, c’est l’hiver” (“My country is not a country – it’s winter”), but only after I’d promised my insistent teacher never to sing it outside of Quebec ....more

Caramelized Mango and Banana Bruschetta! Vanilla, Cinnamon, EVOO.

I have always loved the flavor of caramelized bananas with vanilla, cinnamon and a touch of sea salt. So I decided to take that sticky-sweet inspiration and turn it into a dessert bruschetta that can be whipped up in minutes and is oh, so dreamy. My...more

Boston Public Market is OPEN!

It’s finally here! TODAY...more

Salmon With Grilled Zucchini And Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Thanks to Sizzlefish for providing me with the opportunity to taste their Sockeye Salmon. Seasoned with just salt and pepper, this sockeye salmon is grilled to perfection and tastes fresh and delicious. Served with grilled zucchini and lemon basil vinaigrette, you have a simple meal, ready in just 20 minutes ....more