Raspberry Chia Seed Jam

So, I’m still eating my chia seed pudding every day! …and then sister Jen informed me that chia seeds are used to make those chia pets. And I sort of wished I didn’t know that ....more

Italian Chicken Sandwiches (and a Kitchen Gadget Gift Basket Sweepstakes!)

When I was a kid, my mom used to make a sweet and sour chicken dish that was breaded, fried, and mixed together with pineapple chunks, bell peppers, and onions. Omg. Just thinking about it, makes my mouth water ....more

Italian Chicken Sandwiches

When I was growing up, my mom used to make a sweet and sour chicken dish that was breaded, fried, and mixed together with pineapple chunks, bell peppers, and onions. Omg. Just thinking about it, makes my mouth water. ...more

Cookies and Cream Pops

Well. Duh. Like these weren’t going to happen ....more

Video: Inception Oreos – a parody of Weird Al’s Word Crimes

Surely, most everyone has seen Weird Al’s video Word Crimes by now, right? His parody on Blurred Lines is epic. Well, how about a parody of a parody? ...more

Steak Salad with Grapes, Walnuts, and Blue Cheese

My kids went back to school yesterday. *cue angels singing* I’ve waited eight years for both of them...more

Asian Salmon Rolls

$18 for a container of miso paste? I love that my local market carries it, but at that price….um, no. That’s worse than the 3 ounce container of truffle butter for $14 ....more

Mexican Chocolate Pops

So, um. These were delicious! And they made my lips tingle a little bit ....more

Israeli Couscous with Cherries and Apple

How’s everyone’s summer? Filled with beach time, grilling, and fresh fruit? I hope ....more

Vegetarian Breakfast Sandwich (and a $100 Visa gift card sweepstakes!)

It’s hard to believe that there was once a time I couldn’t cook anything other than a baked potato or Top Ramen. Not wouldn’t…couldn’t. I still love a baked potato and Top Ramen. But, well, it’s nice to know how to cook. Want to know how to be a better cook? Stop eating meat for a decade. Too drastic? How about a couple of months? No, no. Hear me out....more