5 Favorite Keto / Low Carb Recipes

My husband started doing a Keto diet again in January and this time he seems committed to sticking to it long term. I’m incredibly proud of him for sticking with it. So last month I decided to stop stalling and give Keto a try also and then in my typical slacker style I settled intoContinue reading “5 Favorite Keto / Low Carb Recipes”

Let’s Talk About: Candy

One of the prompt’s for this week’s Writer’s Workshop (hosted by the always brilliant Mama Kat) jumped out at me as being of critical importance. It’s timely and perhaps controversial but now more than ever we have to talk about… candy. I know – it’s bold of me to even go there and act likeContinue reading “Let’s Talk About: Candy”

Adventures in Baking: Why my pants are too tight.

Saturday was Dan’s birthday. He’s like an old man now and stuff. Or thirty. One of those. We celebrated by me trying not to drag him all over town running errands and by baking my first from scratch chocolate cake. Not one to mess around, I decided to make Valerie’s French Chocolate Cake that SmittenContinue reading “Adventures in Baking: Why my pants are too tight.”

DIY: Making homemade labels for our spice jars.

We’ve been storing our spices in a couple of cardboard boxes pretty much since the day we moved into our first apartment all those years ago. It started with one box and as our cooking skills grew we added another box – one for baking and one for cooking basically. But the boxes were impossibleContinue reading “DIY: Making homemade labels for our spice jars.”

Eat it For Breakfast Cake: with fresh strawberries, raspberries and blueberries.

Four years ago I was participating in Project 365 where you are challenged to take at least one photo every day for a year. I did this for two or three years – it was hard and fantastic and frustrating and inspiring. I think it improved my photography immensely (which is not to say that I’m anContinue reading “Eat it For Breakfast Cake: with fresh strawberries, raspberries and blueberries.”

7 Tips to Rule The Kitchen.

Some days it seems like I’ve pretty much got this cooking thing down. Things run like clock work and a dish totally comes together and maybe even the whole family eats it without sniffing it suspiciously and announcing, “I don’t like [insert perfectly innocuous food item here]”. But the truth is most of the timeContinue reading “7 Tips to Rule The Kitchen.”

Recipe: Momma’s Enchilada Style Mexican Pizza

I’ve shared this recipe before but it was pretty incomplete and not entirely accurate – whoops! Definitely time for a do over! This recipe is a big favorite in our house and it’s very versatile. I use the same basic ingredients whether I’m making the dish pie or pizza style or just as basic enchiladas.Continue reading “Recipe: Momma’s Enchilada Style Mexican Pizza”