Where were you when you tried non-Americana food for the first time?
"This meal came from the question, "What are we going to do with a pint of leftover carrot top pesto from last week?" I had the genius thought that I could make a healthy green pasta dish. This is a perfect thirty-minute meal that just so happens to be healthy. Rachael Ray would be shook. [...]
"Sunday suppers are a longstanding tradition at my father’s house. With my stepmother’s Italian heritage, the extravagant weekend meal reflects her upbringing. A hearty lasagna or a light scampi with fettuccine and fresh basil usually graced the table, although a slow cooked pot roast or roasted ham were known to make an appearance on more [...]
"Last month when we visited my parents, my mother insisted that we make our meatloaf dish. As the meatloaf is Joe’s recipe, it was my job to make the side dishes to compliment the meal. Along with my father's favorite side dish, roasted cauliflower, I made twice baked potatoes. My father, always the sceptic, poked his [...]
"Cravings are hell. Even the most dedicated clean eater experiences cravings for something that strays from their plan. The desire to enjoy an entire pint of ice cream in a single sitting, a big slice of pizza from the local delivery place, or a loaded bacon cheeseburger is inherent in everyone. The biggest pitfall for the two of us is [...]
"My homestyle chicken noodle soup is one I have been working on for years and have recently perfected. It is ideal for the cold weather cruising through the mountains right now. I can just picture it: sitting by the fire, snow gently falling outside, a big bowl of steaming chicken noodle soup. There’s a reason [...]