Sochi (Russian) Chili

Did you watch the Olympics? I only clicked on links that showed pics of the “toilet” situation and Bob Costas’ pink eyes… Then it reminded me of a recipe… My BFF married into a family that actually has a “secret” family recipe. One day during a “play” date, she (the BFF) was talking about how she … Continue reading

Pan Pizza…sorta

I picked this at the grocery this week. This was a friday night regular at our house when I was a kid and I thought it would be fun. So it is time for dinner and I realize…I don’t have any pans. I mean I used all my cookie sheets and pizza pans for the … Continue reading

Feed My Starving Children

“Mom I’m hungry”  I hear that before I even get the dishes done. I have 3 thriving, nourished, spoiled, healthy sons. I am blessed. Blessed to have things some women never dream of. Clean water, a home, medicine and food. Our church had a fundraiser last week for this wonderful charity fmsc.org. A raffle and … Continue reading

Chinese Green Beans – “sisterslice” style

When I visit a Chinese buffet (which admittedly is quite often, especially when my msg levels feel dangerously low) I head straight for those long, seasoned, glistening green beans. I’m a green bean lover anyway, I’ll eat em right out of a can when I get a chance even. I was craving them this week and … Continue reading

Scratch and Dent Mac and Cheese

I live in Wisconsin, (insert cheese joke here). I guess one of the best things about being surrounded by dairy cows, “the ladies” as we call them on the way to and from school is milk–and one of the best things you can make with milk is CHEESE! Around here there is cheddar so sharp … Continue reading