Yes, these are the perfect pancakes. I have no fear in saying it. This recipe is inspired by the NYT pancake recipe. The base is fabulous and anything you do will only make it better. Originally, I made the recipe exactly as written. My daughter, A, said, “These would be better with vanilla.” She was… Continue reading The Perfect Pancakes: Perfect for Mother’s Day
@thecookierookie’s recipe for Chicken Fried Steak with Gravy is the fourth recipe I tested from Instagram. Here’s why: I LOOOOVVVEEE Chicken Fried Steak!!! Like… I love it. It received votes from people on Instagram. It’s Chicken Fried Steak with Gravy. There really doesn’t need to be a reason. Now, I could tell you quite a… Continue reading Chicken Fried Steak with Gravy: Instagram Recipe #4
How is your Back-to-School menu planning going? We have already tweaked ours a bit. One example: leftovers are always an acceptable substitute for any meal listed on the “plan.” To be reminded of all the benefits of the weekly meal plan check out my previous post. Here is a blank one if you want to… Continue reading Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats (Overnight)
It was Tuesday. It was hot. I wanted a no cook dinner. What to make…? What to make…? Four years ago I was riding up the elevator of a Chicago hotel with a woman who was holding a beautiful cake. On closer inspection, the “flowers” on the top were made out of salami. Of… Continue reading Smörgåstårta (Swedish Sandwich Cake)
Happy Easter and Passover weekend everyone! I’m sure everyone’s plans have slightly changed but I am still very excited for the holiday; and so are my kids! They feel like Easter is the one thing that didn’t get cancelled because the Easter Bunny can still come to the house. I sure hope he is able… Continue reading Happy Holiday Weekend!