Slow Cooker Oxtail Soup Recipe

I made this little bit of heaven yesterday. I’ve had oxtail in my freezer for ages, purchased with the intent to make soup. I wasn’t sure what to expect. What I came home to wasn’t q...

Is it really slow cooker weather? (& a recipe)

I’ve been seeing a lot of winter recipes popping up on the blogs I follow lately. That’s been my cue that it might be getting chilly in other parts of the world that aren’t my latitu...

Overnight Refrigerator Oats

I’m sure you’ve seen these on other blogs or food sites. They aren’t anything new and amazing in the world. Just to my kids. I have been making these this week so they have a quick a...

Banilla Smoothie “milkshake”

I have been obsessively using my brand spankin new Vitamix. I mean, what else do you do with such a beauty? I just threw this together for the kids – none of whom were especially hungry (we had ...

Ribs! Recipe!

I made these ribs about a month ago. I hoarded almost an entire rack in the freezer, which I’ve just finished tonight. Hoard worthy ribs? Oh yes. And they kept amazingly. The husband helped cut ...

Crazy Easy Fajita Chicken

I have bags of this frozen in my freezer just waiting to be thawed and cooked. Delicious. I didn’t bother to pre-cook because it’s so quick to cook up fresh. My kids adore it. I adore it. ...

Oh yah, food and work and (maybe) other things

First of all, the husband made this this morning. And it’s deliciousness was awaiting me when I got home from work. What?! Back up. That’s right. Home. From. Work. Because I worked my firs...

Quick Smoothie

Just got in from taking the boys to sparring and decided I needed a smoothie. Then I decided to share the mishmash of ingredients I threw in there as it was tasty. You’re welcome....

Gingered Chicken Thighs

I happened to have some defrosted chicken thighs in the fridge (because while I was busy making seven pounds of pork and three pounds of ground beef yesterday I stuck my finger up at said chicken and ...

Plum-Vanilla Preserves

Repost from (2010-11-11 21:13) I know, I promised it a week or two ago. Aren’t I always running behind? I’ve been canning in the kitchen lately – yum. I’ve made pear butter an...

Texas Potato Salad

Repost from (2010-07-05 09:34) I went to Austin a few years back and had this potato salad and fell in love with it. I’ve gone so far as to coin it “The Best Potato Salad Ever” ...

Pot Pie Soup

Repost from (2009-12-23 16:50) We had this at Sweet Tomatoes in November, and I was so bummed when we went back a week later and it was gone! I make pot pie almost once a week, and wanted to give...

PaleOMG Chocolate Coffee Banana Donuts

Another repost from January 2013. Not posting the recipe, but a link to it. Well worth the click! So I got this recipe in my inbox yesterday, and I am way behind in my email, so I just saw it this mor...

So… Cheesecake

Originally posted in December 2012. Copied verbatim from my old blog. I spent hours yesterday making mini cheesecakes. They are single-bite deliciousness that you can’t feel guilty about ea...