Everything Bagels

Everything Bagels 10

I made bagels. BAGELS! I know, right? And everything bagels at that (everybody knows they are the best kind). They seem so mythical and difficult and well, just not something you do at home. But let me tell you, it’s all a lie. Bakeries want you to think that so you go and buy them. Forget that. If

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Black and Bleu Sliders with Balsamic Reduction

Black and Bleu Sliders with Balsamic Reduction

Super Bowl weekend is going to be a crazy one for us this year. The kids and I are driving down to Kansas City for my nieces 7th birthday while Joel will be in Iowa for a work trip. We’ll be getting home just in time to watch the game so that means I don’t have

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Skillet Drop Biscuits

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It’s seriously hard to believe Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away. It’s been unseasonably warm around here so I keep forgetting it’s already November. And as much as I love Thanksgiving, I am really ready for Christmas this year. Noah wants to put up the Christmas tree already and I’m thinking he has the

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Apple Cinnamon Bread

Apple Cinnamon Bread

Joel and I spent last weekend in Salt Lake City for a much needed getaway (aka our kids are exhausting). We were on the go the whole time but it was just nice to be together. Oh, and eat several meals in peace. Because we’ve totally reached that terrible toddler stage where it’s impossible and

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Garlic Confit Bread

I am still in a funk since vacation, we just can’t seem to get into the swing of things. But I seriously need to get my act together and get us on schedule since Noah starts kindergarten in a WEEK. Any advice from experienced parents is more than welcome! I’m creating a little Velcro morning

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Easter Side Dish Round Up

Yesterday I brought a round up of desserts that would be perfect for Easter. Today I thought I would bring you a collection of tasty side dishes that will totally make your meal. I have to start it out with the perfect hard boiled egg. We always make a morning of dying Easter eggs so

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Honey Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns

Yay for some spring weather! It’s seriously about time! And one of my absolute favorite things about nice weather is grilling out. I definitely take every opportunity to grill during the spring, summer and fall. It’s quick, easy, doesn’t dirty the kitchen and it’s healthy. Not much else you could ask for when it comes to

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Caramel Rolls

I hope that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving last week, I know I sure did. I got to spend the week with my parents, brother and my aunt who was visiting from Jersey. We had a great time hanging out together, shopping, cooking and stuffing our faces of course. I definitely did some backtracking

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Parmesan and Cracked Pepper Whole Wheat Focaccia

During the hot days of summer, Noah and I spent a lot of time at the library browsing the shelves for Clifford and cookbooks. The deal was always that he got to pick a few books, do some puzzles in the kid area and then he would tolerate me looking through the cookbook section for a

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