Posted in March 2013

Garden

Garden

I have attempted to grow a vegetable garden with various levels of effort for the last 4 years. The first year we built 2 raised garden beds, I planted a ton of different things and we had moderate success. In those four years I also was pregnant with my 3rd (and then a couple of … Continue reading

Shrimp N Grits

Shrimp N Grits

Until last night we had only ever had shrimp and grits out at a restaurant. My husband, in particular, love love loved them and has been mentioning to me for a while now that I should make them for him. So when I saw this recipe pop up on Annie’s Eats, I thought it was … Continue reading

Bok Choy Brown Rice Salad

Bok Choy Brown Rice Salad

This bok choy/brown rice salad was super easy to make and great to make ahead. It made a ton – I had to break out my giant bowl (usually reserved for things like double meatloaf or clam ball mixing) to mix it all. That said, even though it made a party’s worth of salad my … Continue reading

On the Menu This Week

On the Menu This Week

Here’s what we’re eating this week! There are several recipes I haven’t tried before. And it’s almost all vegetarian, with the exception of Wednesday’s salad, because we have some leftover chicken to use. If we didn’t already have chicken on hand I probably would just leave that out. I’m also using 3 different recipes from … Continue reading

Bean Burritos

Bean Burritos

I am new to refried beans. They never ever looked appetizing to me. When my husband saw this recipe from last week’s Taco Night for “Refried” Beans and he was really excited to try it, I thought, well, it’s pretty simple, just beans and spices, I’ll give it a whirl. So we did, taco night, beans … Continue reading

Chili Week

Chili Week

This weekend I made chili to feed a bunch of family before we all went to my son’s class play. So, I made my go-to chili recipe from the Betty Crocker Cookbook. I am a fan of simple chili. Straightforward. I’m not interested in adding cocoa powder or espresso powder or vegetables or many varieties … Continue reading