Porchetta – herb pork belly wrapped pork loin

Word of the weekend “procrastination” – I made my “usual” list of things I need to get to. Some more important than others. Out of 19 things, don’t worry some are silly but I write them all down so I don’t forget; or is it more so I can cross them off. Friday night I tell myself to get up and get going early. I … Continue reading Porchetta – herb pork belly wrapped pork loin

Roasted veggies with 3 sauces – lunch with options

Last weeks blog I mentioned that I was roasting some veggies for some meal prep ideas for lunch. The veggies I chose were some that I had on hand such as parsnips, radishes, sweet potato and I grabbed some brussels sprouts, beets and broccoli rabe. I washed, peeled and diced everything and placed them on a large sheet pan with a little olive oil, salt … Continue reading Roasted veggies with 3 sauces – lunch with options

Soba noodle salad with roasted chicken

Current situation is I am in the den trying to write my blog, my sister-in-law is in the kitchen doing dishes, her husband is helping my husband with his snowmobile seat replacement. My brother-in-law and his GF just left to head home to the Cape which is why I am in the den trying to write. Oh and my daughter and her BF just woke … Continue reading Soba noodle salad with roasted chicken

crispy short rib carnitas with sunset slaw

I am the one that spends the most amount of time in the house thinking about food.  What I mean is coming up with the meals, shopping for the meals and making the meals. Probably why I have a food blog, well partly why I have a food blog; I just really love food. Last weekend my husband and I were away so my daughter … Continue reading crispy short rib carnitas with sunset slaw

veggie and sausage sheet pan dinner

I had every intention of writing this earlier in the week.  I had Monday and Tuesday off and figured I would get a jump on things. I spent Monday putting my house back together; sending back returns of things I didn’t use or need from my sons wedding last Friday. I spent Tuesday doing absolutely nothing! Seriously I am embarrassed to say I did nothing … Continue reading veggie and sausage sheet pan dinner

chicken and rice soup with homemade stock

you can’t tell me that won’t make an amazing stock How are you holding up? We are doing well though this morning made me “think” a little differently than my norm. I was about to make french toast and grabbed the dozen of eggs from the fridge and immediately thought; wow that’s going to use a lot of my eggs we should have something else. … Continue reading chicken and rice soup with homemade stock

roasted chicken breast acorn squash sheet pan

Most of the time I go to the grocery store with a plan of what I need to pick up based on what we want to eat for the week. Or more like what I feel like making for the week. I do ask; sometimes what the house wants but really it’s mostly up to me. I also mostly go to the store alone but … Continue reading roasted chicken breast acorn squash sheet pan