Even though the official end of summer isn’t until September 22nd, it always feels like summer is over after Labor Day. And I’m actually quite happy about that. The kids are back in school and I am so looking forward to the beautiful fall weather. Also, I am always ready for “fall foods” by this… Continue reading Kebab or Kabob?
I love a delicious steak salad. I feel like I’m eating healthy because “it’s a salad.” But it’s hearty, so I’m not hungry when dinner is finished because I “only had a salad. ” Whenever I make what I consider to be a fancy salad I almost always use the same store bought dressing, Brianna’s… Continue reading Steak Salad
As you might remember, about a month ago I hosted an Italian themed meal for some family and friends. Even though no one went away hungry there were a lot of leftovers; both prepared dishes and individual ingredients. It’s easy to consume the prepared dishes, right? Just reheat and eat. But, I needed to find… Continue reading Easy Beef & Broccoli: Leftover Italian To Chinese In A Flash
I have a love affair with ham. My husband doesn’t understand it but it’s real and it’s deep. It’s ingrained through my mom’s side of the family. A phrase my cousin, sister and I are always saying (in our mother’s voices), “We got ham!” It used to be to make fun of them but now… Continue reading What To Do With Leftover Easter Ham
I love Salade Niçoise! If you don’t know what it is, it is a beautiful arranged salad with lots of different ingredients: tomatoes, olives, eggs, green beans, potatoes and (usually) seared tuna. I make one a few times a year and it always seems like a special treat. I am putting the recipe for this… Continue reading Seared Tuna with Niçoise Relish