Salads are one of my favorite things to prepare and to eat. They’re quick, simple and the combinations are endless. Making your own dressing is as easy as shaking all the ingredients up in a jar. In addition to being inexpensive to make, they’re free of preservatives and random ingredients that you can’t even say. Most of the ingredients in these dressings are on my list of 55 Ingredients to have on hand at all times so you can whip up more than one dressing last minute without having to run to the store. Continue reading
Part two of two of my meal prep series.
So last week I showed you Five things to consider when meal planning. That’s usually my starting point before getting down to figuring out what exactly we’re going to eat all week. I like to use a magnetic dry-erase weekly calendar that I just stick on the fridge, so I can quickly glance at it and remember what’s up for the week. Continue reading
Move over KD, there’s a new mac & cheese in town! I love KD, don’t get me wrong. My aunt makes the best KD, if following instructions on a box “the best” is even a thing. As a kid, my grandma used to make baked mac & cheese with tomato sauce and cheese. My favorite part was the crispy, burnt-ish cheese on the edge pieces. Another delicious mac & cheese that I had the pleasure of enjoying was a breadcrumb topped lobster mac & cheese somewhere in Vegas, made with tiny ditali pasta. So good. Continue reading
This sauce is super simple to prepare and cooks up super fast. Perfect weeknight comfort food. Continue reading
Part one of two of my meal planning series. Continue reading
I thought that my first official post should be food related, since food is what prompted me to start this whole project in the first place. I’m a bit of a self-proclaimed “go-to” for food knowledge among my friends. Now. When I first started learning about food, it was somewhat of a self-inflicted accident. My mom will say I was “a real fusspot” but I like to say that I was just particular. As in, I don’t like when certain foods touch on the plate or certain textures, like cooked onions, or certain smells like raw onions, or certain tastes, like green onions. But I love A&W onion rings. Continue reading
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