Will Travel For Food

One of the things that I miss the most about being away from home is the food. Of course family and friends are at the top of the list but food is definitely a close second. It’s something about the food in the place that you grew up in, its so comforting. Even if the…

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I cook with alcohol… a lot!

Cooking with alcohol is a major part of… well… cooking. Alcohol and it’s acidity brings out the flavor in most dishes the same way salt does. It can take a dish from good to great. That’s not entirely why I cook with it tho. I mean that’s the biggest reason just not the ONLY reason.…

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Please don’t wake me up…

I can be lazy… ok ok,  I am lazy but that has also made me very efficient. If you want to find an easier way of doing something ask a lazy person. I also very, very productive but in the laziest way possible. I make these huge to do list and commit to checking off…

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Cajun is more than salt…

I pulled up my pinterest today and a recipe came up that really worked my nerves… Cajun Chicken Pasta. It was suppose to be a copycat recipe from a menu item that Chili’s once served or something Yall…. Y’All…. The only spices listed were salt and pepper…. Not a cayenne pepper or a red pepper…

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School is closed again?!?!

About 8:50pm I got the dreaded text message “Code Red Prince William County Schools closed for Inclement Weather… High Winds. Ok LOOK… Im about sick and tired of this school closing ONCE A WEEK! At least! I have no problem with my child being at home but they have been out of school a lot.…

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Year 32…

My Birthday always makes me super reflective about where I was last year and where I am now. Today is no different… Last year I was a mother of one (not yet pregnant with #2), a fiance preparing for a wedding and a business owner selling organic baby food.  I lived in Birmingham, Al which…

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You can make anything into Soup…

You can make almost any dish into soup if you’re lazy enough. Trust me… I’m lazy enough. Because food is always on my mind, I’m usually thinking about what I want to eat tomorrow tonight. I make it a habit to pull whatever meat I may need from the freezer so its thawed by the…

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I’ve had one too many smoothies…

I’ve created a monster… Kristian has gone smoothie crazy and I’ve just about had enough. I am so happy that she isn’t reaching for sodas and other sugary drinks or snacks but in the process she has turned my kitchen into the season opener of chopped. Every dessert now has to be a smoothie… Every……

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Slutties – “Because some of everything goes in them”

I didn’t make up the name.. I’m just passing along the information. I learned about these absolutely awesome brownies from a fellow veteran mom. I love things that look super complicated but in reality they are the farthest thing from it. This is that particular type of recipe. People will ooo and aaahh over these…

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A Pb&J Sandwich… I mean smoothie

Once upon a time I used to teach cooking classes at elementary school aftercare programs. In theory it was an amazing intiative. The kids had gardens on site and I was suppose to show them different ways they could cook what they grew… without using knives or heating elements or basically anything else that you…

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