Honey Soy Chicken Thighs

honey soy chicken thighs

Since we’re talking about thighs today, let’s talk about mine. Yesterday, I wore pants. It has been so hot, but enough forest fire smoke has blown in that the sun is essentially blocked, and yesterday was downright pleasant, both outside and in. While I pray for rain and for the safety of those brave firefighters […]

10 Cozy Soups to Make for Supper

Oh how I love fall, whether it’s crisp, cool and crunchy or grey, rainy and blustery. Every day that I wake up to the sound of pouring rain or the sound of blowing leaves makes me smile. Pulling on a cozy sweater or wrapping a scarf around my neck makes me feel completely content. The fall […]

Slow Cooker Beef & Barley Risotto

Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Risotto | hiddenponies.com

We’re 2 months into this new baby thing, and dare I say I think we’re getting into the swing of things?  I feel like it’s risky to put that out there but, knock on wood, he now goes down consistently around 8:00pm, sleeps mostly-consistently through the night, is learning to enjoy his swing or his daddy […]

Mom’s Recipes: Tomato and Feta Baked Eggs

It’s been almost a year since I was getting ready to move in with my parents for a few months.  Despite missing Carl and being pretty nauseously newly pregnant, those were really good months, and the kids still regularly ask when we can go visit for “12 years” (12 weeks) again. Recipes like this are […]

Mom’s Recipes: Tomato Basil Chicken Casserole

Tomato Basil Chicken Casserole

It’s been too long since I posted a must-make dinner recipe, hasn’t it?  It could be because I don’t like to cook actual dinners when the weather gets hot, or because my baby is getting so big it is making my stomach too small to care much about whole meals and increasing my personal body heat […]

Crispy Fried Onions

Crispy Fried Onions

How have I not ever told you about these crispy golden onion straws of my addiction? I guess for the same reason I don’t tell you about that time I bailed on the way into church on Sunday and split both my knees open and one seems intent on bleeding for the rest of the […]

Ravioli & Sausage Lasagna

Ravioli Lasagna

Have you been watching any Olympics?  I hate the feeling of having the TV on during the day, but I can’t help but love the feats of strength and skill on constant display.  I just sit there and exclaim about the LEGS, the ARMS, the CORE STRENGTH!  The ski jumpers who can basically lay parallel […]

Taco Lasagna

Taco lasagna - all the great flavours of taco in an easy weeknight meal perfect for making ahead, giving away, or just doubling for yourself!

I’ve been holding out on you with a super easy dinner recipe you’re going to want to add to your plans this week.  I apologize for this blogging negligence, and offer you a taco lasagna peace offering.  No more secrets here. The first time I made this I had some friends coming over and it […]