I don’t know about you guys, but I am ready for spring. That said, spring doesn’t seem quite ready for me! Even the groundhogs agree that I have to suffer through a little more winter. With that in mind, I’ve been craving comfort food. Delicious pastas, chilis, curries – whatever warm dish I can eat to substitute for the warm weather I wish I was feeling! This mashed potato recipe certainly fits the bill to comfort me in my time of need! It’s hot, creamy, garlicky, and combines well with chicken, pork, or beef!Continue Reading
Time for tutorial number two! You can check out my first tutorial here to read what these tutorials are all about and to get an awesome recipe for delicious creole seasoning!
I don’t know if you have noticed, but I love sweet potatoes. Yea. Who knew?! They are an amazing complex carbohydrate that is full of fiber and lots of delicious sweetness all on their own. The best way to bring that sweet flavor out is to bake them whole in the oven.Continue Reading
I love sweet potatoes. They’re great in all kinds of dishes and at all sorts of meals. I’ve even eaten them at breakfast (in South Korea) and they were great! One of my friends used to tease me all the time about my “obsession” with sweet potatoes – she’d seen me eat them in sushi, chili, soup, Mexican, and so many other dishes.Continue Reading
As I shared with you in my Kid-Friendly Spinach Quiche post, I was a horribly picky eater growing up. When I say horribly picky…I mean it. You know how most babies like fruit purees when they finally start trying some real food? Yea, well, not this one! I hated them. Almost all of them. If she gave me cereal, I gobbled it up. If she gave me fruit puree, even as an infant, I turned my nose up, crinkled it, and then refused to eat anything else until the cereal came back out. I liked a few veggie purees and bananas, but that’s about it.Continue Reading
Ever realize that it is Saturday night and that you have a party to go to in an hour, still need to get ready, and you’re supposed to bring a snack/appetizer/edible something-or-other, but you didn’t plan ahead and you have no idea what to make? You’re strongly considering stopping by the grocery on the way to the party, but it’s a little out of the way and with holiday traffic, you’ll probably be like 30 minutes late. “Fashionably late,” you tell yourself, but you know you’re just making excuses. Now you’re wondering if you should even bother going at all. Of course, then you start thinking about your friends who are throwing the party and you know they’ll be disappointed if you don’t show up, so of course you have to rally.Continue Reading