Salmon with Yogurt Sauce

Salmon with Yogurt Sauce

I had bought some frozen salmon filets for dinner this week but had no idea what I was going to do with them.  Then the new Cooking Light arrived and this Spice Roasted Salmon caught my eye. I didn't have any garam masala but I used a brown sugar and … [Read More...]

Roast Cauliflower and Sweet Potato

Roast Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes

Last night I made a super easy, super delicious side dish of roast onions, cauliflower and sweet potatoes.  This really doesn't get a recipe because you can totally adapt it to what you  have on hand and what herbs you like. Peel and slice an … [Read More...]

Delicata Squash

Family Weekly Menu Plans: February

Here are some winter weekly menu plan ideas, for February or other cold months. Week 1 Lentil and Potato Curry, Rice Easy Broiled Salmon Steaks, Red Potatoes with Herbs, Spinach Worcestershire Baked Chicken, Roast Asparagus, Beef Stew, … [Read More...]

Chicken Divan with Fresh Broccolli

When I saw the fresh broccoli at the grocery store I decided to make Chicken Divan again. The recipe is here. I doubled the amount of broccoli and used chicken tenders this time. … [Read More...]

pulled pork sandwich

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

I really like the flavor of this barbecue sauce but you can also use a bottle of store-bought sauce if you'd like.  I've found that the sauce tends to get watered down after cooking in the slow cooker so you might want to reserve some and mix in at … [Read More...]

Just Learning to Cook? Start Here

Read my quick start article and then explore the site for some new recipes to try.

Slash Your Food Bill

Do you need to slash your food bill? I've been there, more than once. I've had to track every penny and experiment with cheap cuts of meat I didn't know how to cook and new vegetables I hadn't eaten before. So I started keeping notes on our favorites recipes. I also started writing articles on various money-saving tips and techniques.