This winter has sucked the will to live right out of me! There is still a pandemic, I am still an essential worker, Oklahoma got record breaking low temps and more snow than we knew what to do with! Thanks to the hubs and Mom for gifting me gadgets for Christmas-An Instapot and Air Fryer … Continue reading Cold, cold go away!!
Ya'll! This lasagna was magical! It took all day and used just about every dish in my cupboard but it was absolutely worth it! I already had noodles in the pantry so I only needed the filling ingredients. I wanted to add a fresh component since I was using canned sauce and I had my … Continue reading Lasagna!!
Being considered an Essential Worker basically means 50 hour weeks at work, creative shopping trips so I can keep as many of my people at home as much as possible, discovering so many local restaurants via delivery, a new way to make chicken stock that I can't wait to tell ya'll about as well as … Continue reading Essentially
I know that I said I was cooking things and that I would share them but what had happened was, I am considered "essential" so I have been working 10 hour days and then Netflix released Tiger King so in between work and naps I have been lost in a sea of "I met him!!" … Continue reading I am sorry
I work at a grocery store so I know what the shopping situation is like these days. Limit one of this and probably none of that, this isn't that but it's close. We are all on the same struggle bus but let's not panic! We are ready for this! We know that our freezers are … Continue reading What condition my condition was in..
Chicken is fairly inexpensive and I buy either breasts or thighs every time I go shopping so there is no shortage of chicken so that has been my "fresh food" go to this last week so I dug up one of my very first cookbooks ever, 365 Easy Chicken Recipes so that I could do something … Continue reading Chicken…again
We are still on the cheap, fast and easy dinner train around here and this Taco Rice is no exception. As I am forever buying bits and bobs that are on sale I can almost always throw something together and this might be my new favorite cobbled dish! I found a box of Hamburger Helper … Continue reading Let’s Taco about Rice
After 2 solid weeks of stretching my imagination and taking shortcuts I now have time to really enjoy my kitchen yet I am stumped. I shop by what is on sale and there wasn't anything really exciting on sale this week so we are going to have mushroom swiss burgers, mushroom risotto, baked ham with … Continue reading Back in a rut
After Cookbook Week I was tackled by life. 60 hours a week at work for me, 40 hours plus class for the husband and the kid works 35 hours and has a very, very busy social life. Thankfully I had known that I was about to be too busy to think much less manage kitchen … Continue reading Life has been happening