While most of you are probably brining your turkeys, whipping your cream, or stuffing that bird, we’re being a little non-traditional with our family time this holiday season. Yes– we will still eat a full Thanksgiving dinner, but no… the renovation is not complete. No kitchen? No problem! The goal this holiday weekend is to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today was the first day that actually felt like fall. I don’t mean like a specialty coffee… I mean hooded sweatshirts, warm blankets, steamy bowls of soup and the sound of rustling leaves. And if you are lucky, you can enjoy all of those things at the same time. Tonight’s Crock Pot Creamy Potato Soup […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This was a crazy weekend! School is back in session, the weather is still warm, and my calendar is booked. I love it. It’s this type of crazy that makes me smile– and sleep well! But when I wake up, it feels like I’m set on low for hours. So I decided on Friday night […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’m seriously considering moving to the beach. Sunshine, seafood, salty air… it’s all good for my soul. As long as I have a good internet connection, I might just be willing to carry my crock pots up and down the east coast and showcase local flavor and attractions. Ok, I’m putting it out there– where […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I might have found flirty peaches at the weekly Farmer’s Market this morning, but we still need to have dinner, right?! Good thing I decided to make a big ol’ batch of crock pot grits to cook low and slow all day. I mean, come on… it’s three ingredients. That’s barely even a recipe. So […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Another beautiful day here at Ooh La La, our beach house for the week in the Outer Banks, NC. I woke up early and decided to get out for a run since there are miles of sidewalks down the main road. It was damn hot out even at 8 am, but I managed my attempt […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Summer is almost here which means it is officially BBQ season! I love starting side dishes in my crock pot and then finishing them with fresh veggies and herbs. So for this past weekend’s festivities, I picked up some pattypan squash at my local farmer’s market. I think they are so cute and fun to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is the easiest dessert I’ve ever made. And while this recipe is not new or even really my own creation, I want to share it with you because of WHY I made it, and not just the HOW. Here’s a little story about my family. My youngest son has some crazy food allergies and while he […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Are you ever in need of a quick and easy side dish? This vegetarian option only takes TWO INGREDIENTS and cooks on low for about four hours. It also goes with just about anything, so there’s no need to amp it up with crazy flavor– just dump it in an hit start. The prep work […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Did you have a great weekend? Yeah, I met a real fungi. Haha, fungi humor still cracks me up. Get it? Get it? Fun-guy?! Bwahhh ha ha ha. This recipe calls for at least three different kinds of mushrooms because I love the variety of texture. If you don’t like mushrooms, don’t make this recipe, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.