Archive for July, 2011

Chocolate Chip Pancakes

I started dinner while I was STARVING.  Can you tell?  Chocolate chip pancakes, bacon, and fried eggs.  Cooking dinner while really hungry is never a good idea, just like grocery shopping when hungry.  Like how… Read more »

July 31, 2011 | Breakfast

Farfalle with Arugula Pesto

Remember the Arugula Pesto from Monday’s sandwich?  I made a quick pasta for dinner tonight using farfalle (bowtie pasta), leftover Arugula Pesto, and freshly grated parm cheese.  The kids gobbled it up!  I like to… Read more »

July 28, 2011 | Main Dishes

10 Minute Creme Brulee

Ten minute creme brulee, you say? How is that possible, you wonder?  Creme brulee is hard to make! Well, you gotta have an awesome friend who lives all the way in SPRINGDALE (ok, only 15… Read more »

July 27, 2011 | Desserts

Hawaiian Chicken with Coconut Rice

“Hawaiian Chicken” reminds of something one might have with a big pineapple ring on top at Luby’s Cafeteria (I loved cafeterias when I was a kid because everything came on it’s own plate), but this… Read more »

July 26, 2011 | Main Dishes

Summer Strawberry Tart

It may seem weird for somebody who has a food blog, but I don’t really enjoy hosting fancy dinner parties at my house.  It’s so stressful to me!  My bathrooms have to be clean (with… Read more »

July 18, 2011 | Desserts

Watermelon Pineapple Salsa

What’s the deal with watermelons these days?  Have you noticed how they are all perfectly round and seedless now?  My state is famous for it’s watermelons, and in Arkansas it’s just not right, and it… Read more »

July 17, 2011 | Snacks & Drinks

Farmers’ Market Tomato Bruschetta

We have a Farmers’ Market in our town on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings on the downtown square.  I personally prefer to do my actual shopping on Tuesday or Thursday, and keep Saturday for walking… Read more »

July 14, 2011 | Snacks & Drinks

Pomegranate and Chicken Salad with Goat Cheese and Almonds

I ran across a package of pomegranate arils (those seeds inside a pomegranate) at my Walmart Neighborhood Market yesterday and I knew a big salad was in order! It was a perfect, quick dinner because… Read more »

July 14, 2011 | Soup and Salad

Iced Mint Sweet Tea

I got this tea recipe from my friend Jill, who got the recipe from our friend Ashley, who got the recipe from Mrs. SoandSo, who I’m sure got the recipe from an older Mrs. SoandSo. … Read more »

July 12, 2011 | Snacks & Drinks

NWA Bloggers Meetup

The Northwest Arkansas blogging community is pretty amazing and full of such cool and interesting people.  And I finally got to meet of bunch of them at the NWA Blogger Meetup at the Acumen office… Read more »

July 12, 2011 | Miscellaneous