How to make Housemade Quick Cucumber Pickles

Hoisin Burgers with Housemade Quick Pickles

My last review of Dinner: The Playbook Cookbook and How to Make Quick Cucumber Pickles Continue Reading →


Turkey Parmesan Meatballs with Butter Tomato Sauce and Zucchini Noodles

Asian-Style BBQ Chicken with Cilantro-Lime Rice and Ginger-Coconut Sugar Snap Peas

Asian Style Barbecue Chicken with Ginger-Coconut Snap Peas and Cilantro-Lime Rice

First and foremost…how cute is my sous chef? Every night, Blake wants to help make dinner.  There are so many of these nights that I want to say no, because … Continue Reading →


Frittata with Zucchini and Yellow Squash with Confetti Kale with Pecorino

Zucchini Frittata with Kale Salad

It’s been awhile…Like just over a year awhile.  Well, that happens, you know – life.  I never stopped cooking, but I started PTO, after school activities five days a week, … Continue Reading →


Tomatoes Before Roasting

Thyme and Olive Oil Roasted Tomatoes

Roasting vegetables is nothing new and really it is quite simple.  But, I had a batch of Roma Tomatoes that are not quite at the peak of their season and … Continue Reading →


honeydew and cucumber salad

Honeydew or Mango and Cucumber Salad with Mint

I first made this salad a while back for my friends baby shower.  It was for her second son and since she “had” everything from baby #1, I suggested just … Continue Reading →


Sesame and Teriyaki Asparagus

Teriyaki Sesame Asparagus

Spring is inching toward us.  The desert has hopefully had its final spell of winter storms and the sunny pool days are in the near future.  Kids are starting their … Continue Reading →