Food

9 Tricks for Making Amazing Pizza at Home

March 31, 2014
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If there are two things I can do in life, it’s pizza and banana bread. And maybe tomato soup. Over the last eight years, I’ve devoted a lot of time to perfecting the art of homemade pizza, and I figured I could save you some trial and error by passing along what I’ve learned. Besides, what […]

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Buttermilk Banana Bread (that you MUST make)

March 9, 2014
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The other day, when I told the boys we were going to make buttermilk banana bread, they both started squealing “nana bread! nana bread!” and doing a funny little jig around the kitchen. I kind of felt like joining in. It is just. that. good.  I discovered this recipe five years ago, at my favorite […]

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Fantastic Crock Pot Dinner: Barbecue Chicken

July 23, 2013
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It may have taken me more than a year, but I’ve finally shared all five of the fantastic crock pot dinners I searched the internet high and low for. I still think it can be hard to find really flavorful crock pot meals, but I fully stand behind the five I’ve shared! Now you have […]

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No Fail Chicken Lime Fajitas

April 8, 2013
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This may not be a food blog, but I have to share the occasional recipe because I can’t stay out of the kitchen! I try several new recipes a week—enough that my husband says our kids aren’t going to have dishes to remember me by, because I try too many new ones. But THIS, I […]

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Pan-Seared Brussel Sprouts – Two Ways

March 11, 2013
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Aren’t brussel sprouts the prettiest food? These are a far cry from the steamed brussels I ate (or pretended to eat?) as a kid. My husband and I are obsessed. I’ve tried a bunch of different brussel sprouts recipes and have narrowed them down and tweaked them until juuuust right. Here are our two favorites. The […]

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3 Bay Area Restaurants You Should Be Eating At

January 3, 2013

. . . If you’re a local. And if you’re not, come visit! I will personally take you to all three! (We can do some pavement-pounding sight seeing in between to make up for the calories consumed. :) 1. Tony’s Pizza Napolatana in the North Beach of San Francisco. We are a bit obsessed with this […]

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Crock Pock Chicken Chili Verde

November 16, 2012
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I haven’t forgotten about my promised five fantastic crock pot dinners. Quite the opposite. I’ve been busy trying a recipe or two a week, and I think I’ve finally narrowed it down to the last two recipes that will go in this series. Like I said before, I find really amazing crock pot recipes hard […]

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