Know Your Neighbors: Tomatillo Chicken Stew

I don’t want to invite trouble, but I just might be able to die a happy woman after this weekend. It was perfect. Yup, I said it. Perfect. There was a little time spent in the kiddie pool, a fun impromptu picnic snack with Daddy, a short but delicious nap, and lots of baby snuggles…. [read more]

My Favorite Way To Do Deep Dish

I was born in Jersey, and raised on Long Island, with an Italian mom. So, yeah. I like pizza. But as much as I like a good New York-style foldable slice, covered in thick cheese and loads of garlic and mushrooms, I like this kind even more… The bakery I used to work in might… [read more]

Rainy Day Squash Boats

I’m all for rain, but what’s with the threatening skies every time I have a day off!? Not being able to hang laundry outside really throws a wrench into the rest of my week.  Rrrrr…. Oh well. It’s good for the garden, right? Besides, a rainy day is the perfect time to take care of… [read more]

Baja Fish Tacos

We had a few dreary days in a row, so it was so nice to stick my face out into the bright sunshine yesterday!  Until the inside of my house reached 81 degrees, that is! I’m SO glad we got our run in before 8am. Otherwise, I think it would have been too hot to… [read more]

Quesadilla Casserole

As promised, Quesadilla Casserole! Because woman cannot live on oats alone… I had a coupon for McCormick’s new Recipe Inspirations, so I picked up the one that included the spices and recipe card for Quesadilla Casserole. I chose that one because I happened to have most of the ingredients on hand at the time, and… [read more]