Category Archives: cooking

Happy Halloween!

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Homemade salsa, homegrown tomatoes!

Yum! This was seriously the best salsa!! Just backyard tomatoes, a can of tomato sauce, garlic, cilantro, and onion. 

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Making dinner

Curious kitty wanted to help me make dinner.     He reached into this bowl of cabbage slaw to find out what it felt like. I gave him some large chunks to chew on, too.   The finished product: homemade pinto beans (bland) … Continue reading

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Master Chef: Preschool Edition

i had to photograph these two cute dinner plates:     

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Garlic zoodles with cilantro and cucumber

   I have been craving a certain dish from PF Chang’s…their garlic noodles. They are spicy and fragrant with refreshing cucumber matchsticks and fresh cilantro. Today I replicated it pretty closely using my new obsession: zoodles.  Zoodles are zucchini noodles … Continue reading

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Yum

my daily fix: 

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Valentine’s Day

We celebrated early, since I will be in Michigan for my grandma’s funeral on Saturday. Our day involved a party at school, a visit from Mimé, love-y hors’d’ouerves, and a special dinner.

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Get rid of greasy film on your stove!

It’s no secret that I cook a lot, and my black stove top has acquired a greasy film that will not go away. I’ve tried windex, dish soap, and other cleaners, but I finally have the answer, and it’s natural … Continue reading

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Magnetic Monthly Meal Planning Calendar

This is it my friends: the mother of all organizing tools. It takes me about five minutes to plan ONE MONTH of meals. I added cookbook references for things I don’t have memorized. All I need to do is make … Continue reading

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Best salad ever recipe

It’s here! I finally typed it up all nice and pretty so you can print it out!  Click the link below for my pickled vegetable salad. Later on, I’ll post a recipe for pickled vegetables! Pickled vegetable salad

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