Risotto with Mushrooms & Aspragus

Risotto

  Wait! Before you go because, “you don’t like mushrooms”, we need to talk.  I hate mushrooms. Best way to ruin a great pizza? Mushrooms.  But this is different, friends. I promise. The mushrooms in this recipe are chopped so fine and they lend just the dreamiest flavor to this dish. Pretend it’s bacon. Heck,… 

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Tacaritos {Taco-Enchilada-Burritos}

Tacaritos

Yes. Tacaritos are a thing. Why are they a thing, you ask? Why not just make really excellent tacos? Or enchiladas? Or hey, a burrito? Because.  It’s Thursday.  In my mind, making dinner looks like a beautiful apron tied around my waist, a glass of red wine next to the stove, and me peacefully taking… 

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Roasted Chicken & Vegetable Soup

RoastedChickVegSoup

I’m declaring it pre-fall. It was 80 degrees today but I wore long sleeves. This is the time of year when I attempt to usher in cooler weather by dressing for it even though it’s really still summer. So I was really hot and uncomfortable all day in my long sleeves, but I didn’t care…. 

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Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad

I promised you a salad. I know, you’ve been waiting on pins and needles. Salad is all you can think about. I’m making your mouth water right now, aren’t I? No? Not so much? You’d rather have chocolate? I get it, friend. Oh, I get it. Yesterday I ate chocolate and drank coffee as a… 

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Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

Sheesh. I tried to write this post four times last week but I was in the.worst.mood.ever. and completely uninspired. Plus, every time I tried to put into words why I was in such a bad mood, I realized it would only make you hate me. It made me hate me a little. Spoiled brat. So… 

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Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

SpaghettiSauce

I used to think homemade spaghetti sauce meant buying a jar of Prego and adding some browned ground beef to it. We don’t even eat spaghetti all that often but I recently had dinner with our small group and someone brought a homemade meat sauce, or spaghetti sauce. However you call it. Anyway, it rocked… 

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A birthday, a cake, & some pulled pork…

IsaacsBirthday

Isaac turned one. So…that happened. I’m still in denial, I try to rock him to sleep sometimes and he just looks at me like I’m nuts. Like “seriously mom, I got this”. He weighed in a 28 lbs. Yowza. Anna is four and she weighs 35 lbs. It’s officially really expensive to feed him. It… 

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