Thanksgiving is my favorite meal of the year - so many great things to eat, so many leftovers...Anything I can do to make it a stress-free thanksgiving makes for a much more enjoyable holiday! I could eat turkey and cranberry sauce for days - I cook just about everything myself - my father in law is bringing cranberry relish (but we still have to have the canned solid sauce too!) and acorn squash. ... Read More about Stress-Free Thanksgiving planning (Including my favorite Turkey marinade!)
Remember this guy? (image courtesy - ME!) Always one of the best parts of Blissdom...we always knew he'd go far, but it took The Voice, and Christina Aguilera to show the rest of the world the FABULOUS that is Chris Mann. Funny, charming and the voice of a fairly handsome angel, he has grown before our very eyes into a smooth charismatic performer. A genuinely NICE guy, and he deserves every bit ... Read More about Chris Mann Album Release – Roads
I am a HUGE fan of Alton Brown - I give him total credit for learning how to cook. I watched the shows and read the books...I think it was because he added the SCIENCE into the explanation of cooking. When you have an understanding of the basics, it's easy to adapt them into more complex dishes. This has become one of our favorite recipes, and a go-to side dish - it's highly adaptable - you can ... Read More about My Favorite Rice Recipe
You've become so good at hiding things that you can never remember where you've put them. Until you don't need them, then you can't remember why you needed it (or maybe that just comes with age!). ... Read More about You know you have boys when…
Are you noticing a theme here? It seems I have a thing for EASY recipes. I don't deny that at all - but when a recipe is THIS good? Simple is better. I learned this from a friend, and it's been one of my husband's favorites. It's NOT the healthiest dish, but you can make modifications to make it a little healthier. A little butter goes a long way! [print_this] Rustic Potatoes 6-8 ... Read More about Easiest Yummiest Potatoes Ever!