BLTs and lemony crunchy potatoes

I'm kind of a ho for comfort food.  BLTs are one of the best, simplest forms of this.  Particularly with really good bacon and homemade bread. Eek. It's [...]

red beans & rice (a la crockpot)

First of all, Happy Valentine's Day! I got all mushy when I was making the menu plan for this month and decided to do something red for V-Day, since [...]

Swordfish with Salmoriglio Sauce

Yum. This was fabulous and so easy to make. The picture really doesn't do it justice. I made mine in my toaster oven! 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup [...]

Extra, Extra! The Kitchen’s Pantry Scalloped Potatoes

On the fly for tonight's TBD steak dinner. :) Had to make due with what's in house! 2 lbs. red skinned potatoes, washed and sliced thinly on the mandoline 1 [...]

Warm Black Bean & Veggie Wraps

I got a new cookbook over the holidays and I've found quite a few recipes that I want to try! The first one, though, is today's dinner. I was lucky enough to [...]

crockpot polynesian pork ribs

Sorry, no photo. :) I fail at foodblogging. In reality, we scarfed it so quickly that I didn't have time. Things I liked: this is awesome for kids. The [...]

Extra, Extra! The Captain’s Caprese Salad

suitNtie's brother was up for the holidays and we had Christmas dinner at our house. We changed the menu just a bit and one of the things we added was a [...]

Chicken with white beans and tomatoes

From Jan 2011's Real Simple magazine. 2 15.5 oz. cans cannellini beans, rinsed 1 pint grape tomatoes 4 springs fresh thyme 4 sprigs fresh oregano, plus leaves [...]

Funky Lime Pizza

I found this on a fellow MPMers menu and was intrigued. I bought a wheat pizza dough from the supermarket and I am changing out feta (blech) for goat cheese [...]

Spaghetti and Meatballs

I don't sit and make a homemade sauce that often, because when I do, it's an all day affair. I grew up in an Irish family, but we still have our own sauce [...]