Dinner

The Humble Roast Chicken

There are fewer food items I will get more passionate about than a roast chicken. When I stroll the grocery store and pass the shriveled up rotisserie chickens I ramble to my husband about the ease and money savings of a simple roast chicken at home. When I have a […]

 

Spaghetti Pie

We’ve talked about it before. I’m not a casserole kind of chef, I’m an over-thinker who genuinely enjoys multiple components. The more complicated, the better. I crave a challenge. That is all well and good in a life that revolves only around me, but alas, I am married to midwestern […]

 

Butter Roasted Tomato Sauce and Spaghetti

It’s no secret to my friends and family that pasta is my favorite food. Not any specific pasta, not any particularly sauce, if there are noodles I am a happy girl. I wasn’t always the pasta afficionado I am today. As a child I despised spaghetti, it was always over […]

 

Sick Husband Rice Porridge

Do men experience the flu or common cold differently than women? It’s an age old debate and a common meme that has developed into its own illness designation, “man flu”, with thousands of articles referencing the inferiority of man when faced with a seasonal illness. Women really can do it […]

 

Furikake Chicken

Fargo, North Dakota is the largest city between Minneapolis, MN and Spokane, WA. With a whopping population size of 120,000 its no wonder that every few weeks I needed to get out to a real big city and stretch my legs a bit. My hometown has about 400,000 residents in […]

 

Ham and Onion White Pizza

If you ask anyone who knows me, they will confirm for you that I love Trader Joe’s. In 2007 I moved to Charlotte, NC and had my first encounter. We didn’t have much in terms of specialty grocery stores here in Sarasota (that has since changed), and to find an […]