That One Time That I Passed on the Fries…

Fries. I. Love. Fries. I love them plain. I love them with ketchup. I love them with beer. I love them with soda. I love them with burgers. I love them alone. I. Love. Fries. In case you were wondering…. Denny’s has amazing fries. I took the kids to a Denny’s event last week and […]

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Recipe: Roasted Green Tomatillo Salsa

Newsflash: I do indeed make recipes which do not involve a slow cooker.  This is one of them.  I love my green salsa recipe and you will too.  Or scroll down to the bottom for a red salsa recipe which doesn’t taste “dumbed down” but is so full of shortcuts it’s embarrassing. One nifty trick […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Gyro Bowls

Earlier this month I found something new and tasty-sounding try on BettyCrocker.com: Slow Cooker Chicken Gyro bowls.  Greek food (“Greek food”, as I assume Greek cooks would be offended if I thought this was true Greek food–it’s tasty, though) at home which doesn’t involve something complicated like buying lamb, or owning a vertical rotisserie attached […]

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Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, It’s Off to Summer Camp We Go!

What summer camp in Arizona would look like if we didn’t have fire restrictions.  Only YOU can prevent forest fires!   Last week I drove my oldest two hours north, up to summer camp in the cool mountains.  I reminisced during the drive–this is the same camp where I spent many of my childhood summers, […]

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And This is Why I Love Men With Accents…

Oh to be 17 again… If I could go back in time… I’d go back to when I was 17 years old. When I think back on my life… that was the time I felt the most free. The world was my oyster!  Much like now, I accepted adventure with open arms and I was […]

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Slow Cooker Dijon Chicken with Mushrooms

I’m back to my slow cooker this week, concocting another recipe following one of my favorite formulas: 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts + 1 can of cream of mushroom soup + 1/4 cup of another wet ingredient + a few tablespoons of dry seasoning = YUM This time I’ve adapted one of my favorite Weight […]

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