Archive for March, 2012

Brownie Batter Dip

I made this dip for the teachers at the girls’ school to enjoy during parent/teacher conferences this week, and I doubled the recipe so we could have some at home, too.  I wish I hadn’t!… Read more »

March 30, 2012 | Desserts

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

For spring break last week, we took a family vacation to Colorado to do a little skiing.  And ski we did! What I didn’t expect was what wonderful food we’d eat in Vail.  Wow!  The… Read more »

March 29, 2012 | Sides

Creamy Lemon Tortellini


March 27, 2012 | Main Dishes

St. Patrick’s Day Skirt Steak with Chunky Guacamole

Skirt steak.  It might not be a cut of beef you recognize in the store.  But I know you’ve eaten it because it’s what good Mexican restaurants make into fajitas.  Sidenote: You NWARKers go to… Read more »

March 17, 2012 | Main Dishes

BBQ Grilled Chicken

I don’t know about you, but spring weather makes me want to grill (and sneeze)! This is my go-to grilled chicken recipe because 1) it’s super easy and 2) the kids absolutely love it. I… Read more »

March 14, 2012 | Main Dishes

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

We liked this cake because it’s not too sweet, but sweet enough.  It got even better the next day.  It’s also super easy since you bake it in a 8 inch pan…no layers to frost. … Read more »

March 11, 2012 | Desserts

Rosemary Lemon Vanilla Home Scent

    You know that wonderful smell when you walk into Williams Sonoma?  Here’s how to get it:  water, sliced lemon, 3 springs of fresh rosemary and about a teaspoon of vanilla.  Simmer on the… Read more »

March 9, 2012 | Featured, Miscellaneous

Veggie Lettuce Wraps

I’ll tell you the truth: my kids didn’t like this dish.  I cooked in secrecy, hoping to hide the tofu.  Didn’t work.  The kids flat out spit it out.  John and I, however, really liked… Read more »

March 9, 2012 | Main Dishes, Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

It’s like a burrito without the tortilla.  Make it Chipotle style and you’ll love it. Alternately, you could make this same recipe into tacos, burritos, or quesadillas..  

March 8, 2012 | Main Dishes