Tag: dinner

What’s Up Wednesday

red oak tree houston

This week has been all about making comfort food, nursing a sick baby boy, watching trees grow, and getting ready for baby boy’s second birthday! <– That’s an exclamation full of emotion, folks. I’m so proud of the adorable bundle of sugar my baby boy has become at two. I’m also completely devastated that two years

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Tuscan Chicken Cakes + Tomato Basil Relish + Golden Aioli

tuscan chicken cakes

This recipe is the thing of dreams. It’s super low-calorie, good for you, and it’s easy enough for a weeknight [oh, and yummy, too]. You can prep everything ahead of time, so that when it’s time to eat, all you’ve gotta do is brown the chicken cakes in a skillet then cook ’em in the

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Red Beans + Rice & A Little Food for the Soul

red beans and rice

I have a confession: I’m pretty sure I’m deep-down a Louisiana native. Not sure how it happened, but I’m pretty sure I was transported or kidnapped or something. Maybe I lived there and worked in some rich guy’s kitchen in a former life. Either way, I love me some Creole cookin’. Also, every time I

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Mashed Potatoes

mashed potatoes

Allllllllrighty then. It’s that time of year again, folks. Time for roasts, stews, and my personal favorite, MASHED POTATOES. To make the BEST, and I mean the FREAKING BEST mashed taters of your life, you’ve gotta have this recipe. The key is all in the tool to get the “mashed” effect… I’ll give you a

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Chicken with Cream of Mushroom + Worcestershire and Scenes from the Weekend

chicken in cream of mushroom

I’ve posted this recipe before, but I had to share it again because it’s one of our go-to dinners when we’re hungry but don’t wanna cook (like last Saturday night). This was one of my Daddy’s favorite things to throw together on a weeknight after work and school. I love how food memories are some

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Salsa-Crazy Chicken Bowls

salsa crazy chicken bowl

These little bowls of yummy are so simple to make, I really shouldn’t even call this a recipe. But I’m going to anyways, so booyah. I love a weeknight dinner that’s healthy + easy, but that can also be customized by each person chowing down (chili, tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, etc.). This little gem is

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Chicken Spaghetti + Tuesday Randoms

chicken spaghetti

I’ve been waiting until the light was just right to take a picture of our entryway fall deco. I LOVE this little nook and the chance to decorate a little something extra that people can see when they first walk into our home. I also forgot to take a quick pic of the little bit

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Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Meatballs

mozzarella stuffed chicken meatballs

Hurricane Harvey is here! Well, technically not here where we are, but in Texas anyway. We’ve been spared the bad stuff for now, but we’re getting ready for flooding and some heavy winds. Until then… we’re just hanging out and playing with the big boy and cookin’ some yummy stuff. Jon Boy actually helped me

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P-Dub’s Chicken in Mustard Cream Sauce + Gettin’ Hurricane Harvey Ready!

chicken in mustard cream sauce pioneer woman

I love me some Pioneer Woman. Her cookbook, Dinnertime, is one of my all-time faves! Everything I’ve made from her easy-to-read book has been delicious + simple + a hit with the fam. I made her Chicken in Mustard Cream Sauce on Thursday as we were panicking + getting ready for Hurricane Harvey. It takes less

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Red Wine Pot Roast + Thursday Things

pioneer woman red wine pot roast

Is it fall yet? I mean for real. I’m ready for leggings, tunics, Bath and Body Works candles, and comfort food. Oh wait. I’m kind of workin’ all those things already. Sorry, not sorry. But really, c’mon fall. It’s friggin’ hot. I made this somewhat fancy pot roast on Tuesday, and boy did it not

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