A blog about life, food and photography.

Tag: easy

Jalapeño Poppers

Jalapeño Poppers

I saw this recipe for jalapeño poppers years ago and wanted to try my hand at it. It can be as simple as using three ingredients: jalapeños, cream cheese and bacon. Or you can jazz it up a bit with other add ins to make […]

Tomato, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

Tomato, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

This is one of those non-recipe recipes that I never think are important enough to post, but I’ve been proven wrong many times as to what’s popular and what’s not. I feel like I’ve said this very exact thing on numerous posts but I am […]

Bean Burrito Bowls

Bean Burrito Bowls

For all the recipes I have, I’m a pretty lazy individual. And at least once a week my family enjoys beans and rice because I forgot to defrost meat, or go to the grocery store. We started with plain old black beans and rice for […]

Yellow Curry Chicken and Potatoes

Yellow Curry Chicken and Potatoes

My firstborn is very…for a lack of a better word, picky. I would like her to eat more variety. Over the past year or so, she has finally developed an adventurous side, and has been able to handle more and more spice so I get […]

Pan Seared Tuna steak with Soy Glaze

Pan Seared Tuna steak with Soy Glaze

My husband’s eyes are always bigger than his stomach, and that is an impressive feat, especially nearing a decade of his healthy appetite and my endless cooking. Wait…was that a fat joke I just made? I kid I kid. So when we went on our […]

Chicken Confit

Chicken Confit

Easy Chicken Confit – Using chicken thighs rather than duck legs – as it is usually made, is a thrifty and equally delicious alternative.

Pasta with Clam Sauce

Pasta with Clam Sauce

I wanted to make a pasta without tomato sauce for once, but with fresh tomatoes instead. I also wanted to try putting some fresh herbs in the sauce from our garden (yes, after 31 years I finally have a garden). I used rosemary, thyme and […]

Chicken Caprese Panini

Chicken Caprese Panini

A chicken caprese panini with chicken breast, tomato and mozzarella for an easy lunch you can make in ten minutes or less.