Archive for January, 2012

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

To me, the benefit of using the slow cooker is when you can dump stuff in and then eat it in 8 hours. Anytime a recipe requires me chop, cook on the stove, and then… Read more »

January 19, 2012 | Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Rosemary White Beans

When you have a simple recipe like this one that only has a few ingredients, you’ve got to make sure they are quality.  Don’t skimp on the fresh rosemary, spend the extra dollar on the… Read more »

January 18, 2012 | Main Dishes, Slow Cooker

Salad with Pecans, Goat Cheese, and Cranberries

Here’s an old fashioned, but easy way to keep your salad extra healthy.  Instead of making a vinaigrette, just drizzle vinegar and olive oil.  

January 17, 2012 | Soup and Salad

Marinated Tomato Bruschetta

I know tomatoes aren’t in season.  I understand the carbon footprint caused by trucking tomatoes from Mexico to Arkansas and why you should buy locally and in season foods.  But sometimes in January, you just… Read more »

January 16, 2012 | Snacks & Drinks

Slow Cooker Homemade Chicken Stock

Did you know you can make homemade chicken stock 1) with rotisserie chicken parts and 2) in the slow cooker?  This is the least painful way to make delicious, healthy, cheap, homemade stock.  It’s only… Read more »

January 15, 2012 | Main Dishes, Slow Cooker

How to Boil an Egg

How to boil an egg.  Sounds simple enough, right?  It is. Very, very simple.  But most people do it completely wrong and end up with broken shells, over or undercooked eggs, or that weird green… Read more »

January 14, 2012 | Breakfast

Wedge Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing

I think iceberg lettuce is complete underrated.  I know it’s out of “style”, but I just love a crispy, cold wedge of iceberg! Tonight we had wedge salads with homemade creamy garlic dressing with baked… Read more »

January 11, 2012 | Soup and Salad

Lemon Chicken Paillard

Make this for your next dinner party, to impress your husband’s boss, or just for your kids.  It’s that pretty (and delicious!).  Don’t be scared by the sauce; it’s just gravy! Sort of.  It’s simple,… Read more »

January 10, 2012 | Main Dishes

Spicy Salmon with Avocado Salsa

A friend of mine told me today that her New Year’s resolution was to eat fish once a week.  I think that’s a great one, and I’m going to give it a shot myself!  It’s… Read more »

January 9, 2012 | Main Dishes

Penne with White Beans and Spinach

This one is healthy, guys. But it’s so delicious, you wouldn’t even know it! The beans kind of break down and make the pasta creamy.  If you want, you can drizzle everything with a little… Read more »

January 4, 2012 | Main Dishes