Apparently, going to Ikea for Swedish Meatballs is a thing. I didn’t know it was a thing until I went to Ikea this week. I mean, I’ve been to Ikea before, but I’ve never dined in their food court until now. You should’ve seen the line up of people waiting to order their Swedish meatballs.… Continue reading Swedish Meatballs
Summer means lots of salads to me. Pasta salads, potato salads, broccoli salads. Anything quick and easy that can go with grilled meat. It’s been super hot here in Seattle the last few summers and I am a grump about heat. Nobody here has air conditioning! Do you know how miserable it is to sit… Continue reading Best Broccoli Salad. Ever.
Boy, last night sure felt like a Sunday, didn’t it? As is the case with all Mondays of three day weekends, I spent yesterday catching up from a weekend away and getting ready for the week of school ahead. Bags were unpacked, laundry was washed, meals were planned, groceries were purchased, permission slips were filled… Continue reading Michael Symon’s Rigatoni with Meat Sauce
This is St. Patrick’s Day dinner kicked up a notch. I usually use a big pot with a lid on the stove top, but this time, I cooked my corned beef in a dutch oven- I am strongly anti-crock pot when it comes to meat (I swear I can taste the crock-pot) but the biggest… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Dinner: Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Roasted Potatoes and Carrots
I have a husband home sick with a man cold today and that means two things: Nyquil and chicken soup. I made a creamier chicken orzo soup last week, but today I wanted something a little brothier, but with enough substance to be our meal for the evening. I found this wonderful recipe on A… Continue reading Sicilian Chicken Soup
All my life I’ve celebrated St. Patrick’s Day hard. You know, lots of green flair, corned beef and cabbage dinners, Irish soda bread, green beer, and legit pinching of people who have the audacity not to wear green on the day of my people. Green eyes do not count, ya’ll! I know! I have… Continue reading Traditional Irish Soda Bread
This soup is one of my all time favorite soup recipes. It only takes 30 minutes to make, it’s healthy, delicious, and hearty, and it just screams “FALL!” “WINTER!” to me when I eat it. This soup is cozy. I got this recipe from my Aunt, so I’m not sure what magazine or cook book it came… Continue reading Winter White Root Vegetable Soup