Hey friends, its been a while. Between the pandemic, grad school (translated all of Beowulf last semester), having THREE kids to raise and educate, and Instagram rudely shutting down my main account, I have been absent without leave. Since Instagram has - rudely - continued to remain silent on whether I will every get my … Continue reading Welcome Back
Allow me to introduce you to one of the ultimate summer desserts. Reader, Blueberry Chamomile Galette. Galette, Reader. Isn’t she beautiful? But don’t just analyze my subpar pictures. This masterpiece of simplicity is from the mind of Tieghan Gerard, over at Half Baked Harvest, and she is a marvelous photographer. Go drool over her art … Continue reading Blueberry Chamomile Galette
Guys. I am a terrible blogger. It's weird because I would say I enjoy writing and this seems like a thing I'd be good at, but here it is, weeks since my last post. Okay, my apologies. But let's move on. You may or may not know that for my birthday last year, my husband, … Continue reading Dutch Oven Soup and Rolls
It's practically obligatory on social media these days to post something about Pi day. Usually Pi. And since I'm no mathematician, you won't see any numerical ramblings here. Just pie. If you know anything from my Instagram the last couple days, you know the kids and I have been sick and that feeding them and … Continue reading Pi Day
Pizza. A nearly universal hit. Little Pizzas. A custom success each kid can make. This was a childhood classic that usually meant Mom and Dad were going on a date. I love to make it with leftover spaghetti sauce and whatever random bits of leftover meat is in the freezer. On rare occasions, I'll even … Continue reading Little Pizzas
Or lunch! But my husband objects to it being the main dish for dinner. It doesn't have any meat. Are all men like this? This is it, one of my kids' and my favorite meals. The Dutch Baby. The German Pancake. The Puffy Pancake. A variation on popovers or Yorkshire puddings. It can be sweet … Continue reading Everybody’s favorite breakfast
Last night was my husband's birthday, so we ate carnitas tacos with all the fixins. Today was Saturday, so nobody felt like doing anything productive. Enter the world's easiest meal: leftovers! I baked up some canned biscuits (they're great, don't @ me), just to make the meal feel new. Then I microwaved some leftover pulled … Continue reading Leftovers!