Sesame Ginger Salmon

If you cook dinner every night, you know the hardest part is sometimes just coming up with the menu!  I challenged my daughter to plan dinner. I was happy to do the cooking but I was brain-dead.  I'd bought some frozen wild salmon at the grocery … [Read More...]

peeling an apple

Peeling Apples

When I was little, I was always amazed when my mom could peel an apple continuously, leaving just one long strip of peel.  I've arrived!   … [Read More...]

eggs in carton

Eggs and Omelets

Spring must be here here because the hens are laying!  I only have three and they are coming up on three and a half years old roughly so starting to slow down a bit in terms of egg laying.  Plus I have one that consistently goes broody (wanting to … [Read More...]

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...]

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.