Dinner

Monster Pea

May 27, 2015
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Grammie and Pea are here for a short visit. Pea has turned into Mazen’s favorite monster! M and I eagerly awaited their arrival during lunch yesterday. I had a great salad with greens, leftover baked beans, corn on the cob, asparagus and cheese. They took Mazen downtown for an ice cream cone while I worked […]

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One Final Party

May 26, 2015
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We went over to our friends’ house for one last party last night. The kiddos had a blast!!! So did the moms : ) Matt and I brought a huge bowl of guacamole and lots of chips, plus some burgers for the grill. There was also potato salad, stuffed peppers, and corn on the cob. And […]

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Smells Like Summer!

May 22, 2015
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Freshly cut grass scents are wafting through my windows this morning. Yum yum! Last night we debated going out to dinner, but Matt showed up with a bag of green beans and we pulled some fish out of the freezer. This one was worth staying home for! Local trout with Dijon and panko // Dijon-honey […]

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Survivor Finale Brunch (with spoilers!)

May 21, 2015
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Survivor spoilers below!!! I am coming off a major caffeine – champagne – finale buzz this afternoon! Hillary and Ellen were at my house by 8am to get started on our brunch menu. I successfully stayed away from the internet and wasn’t spoiled for the fantastic ending. Whew! As a mostly decaf drinker, I had […]

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Brinners

May 20, 2015
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Just breakfasts and dinners today! I have no idea where the lunches are. In my stomach!? Monday night’s dinner was a version of shrimp and grits. I made a big pot of cheesy grits in my rice cooker and then cooked bacon, peppers, tomatoes, and shrimp in a skillet on the side in barbecue sauce. […]

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Where The Green Grass Grows

May 14, 2015
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This is going to be one of those photos I come across in the dead of winter and long for the warmth and greenery of spring! The sun is twinkling through the trees and turning everything neon today. And boy was I thankful to see the sun up already when I left for Plyo Max […]

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Easy Slow Cooker Black Beans

May 12, 2015
Slow Cooker Black Beans

Let’s all bow down to the mighty slow cooker. It wins again! Matt brought home some local dried black beans from Steadfast Farm from the city market last week, and I decided to meal plan around them. After all, a pound of beans makes a LOT of food! Tuesday: nachos. Wednesday: quesadillas. Thursday lunch: bean […]

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