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Finally…the perfect chili. :)

It's taken years. And every time I tried a new recipe, suitNtie would have one teeny, tiny little comment on how to improvement. I made chili in advance for [...]

Quinoa Hot Pot

So, I originally found this recipe in a mailer from BJ's Wholesale Club. Of course, all the ingredients for it were sold there, but I made some substitutions [...]

Extra, Extra! Whole Wheat Blueberry Oat Muffins

Nom nom nom. :) With blueberries now in season and what's probably the last (!) semi-free weekend of the summer, I decided to do some baking.  I have always [...]

italian beef stew

SO good. I didn't even get to take a photo. :) Sorry. Next time!!! Adapted from Cooking Light magazine. 4  teaspoons  olive oil, [...]

Kids in the Kitchen: Mimi’s birthday cake

Obviously, today is a very special day. Some of you may remember that my son helped me make my birthday cake last year, and he really loved it, so I offered [...]

Extra, Extra! Bread Machine Hamburger Buns

For the lazy in all of us. I'm not the most spiritual person, but these things gave me religion. I'm not lying. I was bowled over. And the fact that I didn't [...]