I tend to be someone who views recipes more as inspiration than gospel. I’m a bit more strict with baking, but when cooking dinner, it’s pretty much a free-for-all. That’s why I was ecstatic to find this recipe for the “Best Ever Pulled Pork Sandwiches” on Pinterest. It only has four ingredients, but you can make an endless number of versions by switching things up. Continue reading
I have a thing for eggs. I mean, a serious thing for eggs. I have since I was five years old and learning how to scramble them, and now that I’m something resembling a grownup and know how to poach them, I love them even more. The ease of fitting them into my budget also helps their case.
Two things you should know about me: 1) I’m a single mom, and 2) I’m broke. This means that most of the meals I make are cheap and quick. Throw in a diabetic teenager and a picky 4th grader and you’ll have a better idea of the challenges I face in the kitchen. But one meal that has always gone over well with everyone is lime chicken soft tacos.
Burritos are one of my favorite comfort foods. Growing up in Texas it was always easy to find good Tex-Mex, but now that I live in New York I’m pretty much stuck making my own. But with a recipe this easy and tasty, I don’t even mind! Since I use a slow cooker, there’s very little cleanup, and this recipe is really easy to adapt to your own tastes and what you have lying around the kitchen. Continue reading
When I was growing up, if I wanted something delicious, it was most likely going to come from a restaurant. Continue reading
Several years ago, a good friend stayed at my apartment for the weekend. That Sunday morning, I woke up to discover she was already in the kitchen making scones. They were simple! They were easy! They were delicious! She had the recipe committed to memory, and she taught it to me. Continue reading
Warning: This is a bit of a silly post. We’ve all been there. The place where you just want the savory tastes of hummus playing across your tongue like so many angel fingers strumming a harp. The marriage of chickpeas with lemon and garlic and tahini calls to you with its siren song. The spell is broken only by the cold reality of your hummus-less state.