Refrigerator Cooking Episode 3: Mom Style Baked Chicken

Learn how to make an easy and flavorful baked chicken, ready in about an hour.

Matcha Latte {Day 3 of 5 Day Green Foods Challenge}

Ah, coffee! That magical, ebony elixir that fuels creativity, insanity, and trips to the bathroom. What if there was an easier, gentler way to get your caffeine fix? Well, there is: it’s called MATCHA TEA. Matcha tea is made of ground, whole green tea leaves. The tea leaves are ground into a silky powder that…

Leek and Potato Soup {Day 2 of 5 Day Green Foods Challenge}

If you’re following along with this holiday-colors themed series, then you know that today is day 2 of the 5 day green foods challenge. Today’s green food is a LEEK! A leek is similar to the onion and belongs to the allium family. The allium family includes many of my favorite aromatics, including all of…

How to Cook Bok Choy {Day 1 of 5 Green Foods Challenge}

Happy Holidays! How are you doing? Excuse my cheer and overuse of exclamation marks (!) , but Christmas is my favorite time of year. Even though Christmas this year is coming at the end of a very long and scary and tiring year, I have to say that my heart is still a bit joyous…

Tuscan Style Salmon

It’s the day after Thanksgiving 2020 and I am in need of something to eat that’s a bit lighter than the usual leftover fare. I went to Whole Foods early this morning to beat the rush of people looking to buy overpriced Christmas trees and did some shopping. Without a list…terrible idea. I know that…

Carrot Cake Cupcakes on Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, or at least what’s left of it by the time this post is posted. How was your day? I hope you had a great day. I spent Thanksgiving following the CDC guidelines to remain socially distanced from a large gathering. I do plan to see my family for Christmas, but we will practice…

Chop ‘n Chat: Salmon Lunch

Have you been eating poorly? Would you like to redeem yourself (and give your tummy a break) by cooking a fast and healthy(ish) meal? Yes, this blog post will help you prepare an entire MEAL for yourself, not just a dish! And, if you decide to watch me make this meal in the video below,…

How to Cook Squash Simply

Squashes. They come in various shapes, sizes, lengths, and girths…just like people. But, what in the hell do you DO with them, besides use them for decoration? You know…also, just like people. I bought a delicata squash (whatever that is, to be honest) just because it was so pretty! But then, when I got home,…

Basic Ass Pinto Beans

Beans. Harbingers of intestinal gas. Nuggets of fiber. A simple and tasty thing to have for dinner! I have heard other home cooks and chefs say that the best beans are the dried ones, soaked over night. I have a confession: while I believe that dried beans taste better, I have honestly never soaked my…