July 2014

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oven fried okra

oven fried okra

Far and away one of the most viewed post on this site is the recipe for oven fried chicken.  It seems to make the rounds from time to time on Pinterest, which surprises me because the pictures really aren’t good at all (early days of this site right there).  I also feel bad about the … more

chicken pesto panini

chicken pesto panini

This is a less of a recipe and more of a reminder in case you have forgotten (or, for some god-forsaken reason, are unaware) of how delicious simple homemade panini can be.  Gerrit and I have been eating these non-stop, as evidenced by our conversation the other day when I was trying to come up … more

peanut butter cookie s’mores pizza

peanut butter cookie s'mores pizza

This is just pure fun.  Just pure chocolate and peanut butter and sugary goodness, made into a pizza. Going through recipes recently and deciding on what to cook, the constant theme for me has been how my cooking is going to change not only in the coming months, but in the coming years.  I think … more

yogurt marinated grilled chicken (+ easy entertaining)

yogurt marinated grilled chicken (+ easy entertaining)

As we’re getting closer and closer to mid-August, everything is becoming harder.  Rolling over in the bed is a whole production that completely wakes me up from whatever sleep I was managing to get.  Getting up off the couch is another ordeal (and so I am just constantly asking Gerrit to get up to refill … more

white chicken lasagna with sun-dried tomatoes

white chicken lasagna with sun-dried tomatoes

My goal between now and when our daughter is born is to put one meal per week in the freezer.  We’ll see how many that adds up to (hopefully 4 or 5), but like I told Gerrit the other day I just have this sneaking suspicion that I am not going to make it the … more