We picked a lot of strawberries this past weekend, and I was dreading them going bad in the refrigerator, since we weren’t eating them fast enough. I think we had like…$18 worth of you-pick strawberries? I thought about making some jam or some jelly, but didn’t have glass jars on hand. I decided to make… Read More RECIPE: Fresh Strawberry Pie with Homemade Whipped Cream
Even though it is sometimes cost-prohibitive, I’ve been trying to make a more conscious effort to do things more naturally around the house and in the kitchen. One of the cheap AND easy things for us to change was to stop buying pre-packaged taco seasoning and to make our own instead. This avoids the high… Read More RECIPE: Homemade Taco Seasoning
If you’ve never had Groucho’s Deli Formula 45 sauce…I am deeply, deeply sorry for you. Apparently, here’s the copycat recipe, though I haven’t tried it yet: 1 c mayo 2 T. Heinz Chili Sauce 1 T. red wine vinegar 3 T. dried dill 1 t celery seed salt and pepper, to taste Let the ingredients… Read More Formula 45.
Did you know that when you roast cabbage, it takes on a nutty, almost sweet flavor? I really, really love cabbage, and tend to eat it mostly in the spring time around St. Patrick’s Day, but having discovered this recipe, I’m going to be eating it a lot more frequently. It is cheap, it is… Read More RECIPE: Roasted Cabbage Wedges
Remember a few entries ago when I posted about the Nutter Butter Truffles, I said that was the last indulgent recipe for a while? I lied. I had completely forgotten about this Buffalo Chicken Dip that I had made for the Superbowl party that we went to. It was out of this world delicious. If… Read More RECIPE: Buffalo Chicken Dip in the Crock Pot
This was our Valentine’s dinner, and whoa mama, was it good. I was really hungry last night, so I came up with this omelet, using things that we had on hand. The richness of this omelet really hit the spot. It was also really spicy, which I love! One serving is half an omelet, and… Read More Get Healthy: Goat Cheese and Jalapeno Omelet
I love curry. I’ve told my husband before that I could probably be a vegetarian in a heartbeat if I had unlimited access to fresh Indian food at all times. I created this chicken salad recipe to fit in with my healthier eating habits, and it turned out to be DELICIOUS! Ingredients: approximately 6 cups… Read More Get Healthy: Curry Chicken Salad made with Greek Yogurt