Recipes

Half way over

Doesn’t it seem as though the Fourth of July always sneaks up on us? And once its here, then the realization that summer is half over rolls right through. Regardless, its one of my favorite holidays and favorite days of the year. It also happens to be my dad’s birthday – so a  big ‘ole … Continue reading

Recipes

Perfect Rice, Everytime

Rice, lentils, beans, and grains are a huge part of my diet. Knowing how to cook them to perfection has not always been my forte. Rice, in particular, can be a bit temperamental. Thanks to Bon Appetit, I now have an exact formula for perfect white rice. Step 1: Combine 1 cup long-grain white rice … Continue reading

Recipes

A very windy picnic

Friday, May 18th, 2012 was a lovely day. And beautiful day for a picnic. They are one of my favorite warm weather activities. This picnic was a simple one. Wraps, carrot sticks, kettle chips, and a tasty dessert of individual banana cream pies. A recipe my new bff, Pinterest, suggested…Prepared in mason jars, our pies … Continue reading