Category: Food

Sausage & Peppers for the Slow Cooker

Sausage & Peppers for the Slow Cooker

It’s true.  I absolutely love a good slow-cooker meal for crazy busy school nights.  If there is something I can throw in the crockpot that is tasty, easy, and good for my family…sign me up. Thankfully, this Sausage & Peppers for the Slow Cooker ticks […]

BBQ Pulled Chicken & Coleslaw

BBQ Pulled Chicken & Coleslaw

I don’t know about you, but having the oven running in the heat of the day during the summer is not my favorite.  Make ahead meals are totally the way to go!  A little prior planning lets you cook in the morning and stay cool […]

Easy Peasy Pasta Salad – Supper in One Bowl!

Easy Peasy Pasta Salad – Supper in One Bowl!

Seriously.  If I have to hear/answer the question “What’s for supper?” one more time this summer… I’m gonna scream!  Unfortunately, it’s only June 4th.  Which means I foresee a lot more answering that question AND screaming in my future.  How about you? Today’s recipe for […]

Around the Table: Sharing a Post and an Announcement!

Around the Table: Sharing a Post and an Announcement!

You all know by now that my main love language is, in fact, food.  Right? Then you can probably imagine how happy it makes me to share the following good things with you! Sharing my Love of Meal Trains I realized the other day that […]

ALDI: A Beginner’s Guide

ALDI: A Beginner’s Guide

In my never-ending quest to buy quality groceries at a reasonable price for the oh-so-hungry humans at my house, I recently took my first trip to ALDI.  And all I can say is, HOLY COW!! For years, I’ve been shopping at a combination of Publix, […]

Family Kitchen Questions: Episode 1

Family Kitchen Questions: Episode 1

Portions and Leftovers Here’s a fun new game we can play here in AWG-Land!!  It’s called “Family Kitchen Questions” and in it, you can ask me anything you’d like about cooking, planning, shopping, and generally running the kitchen, family style.  Sound good to you?  I […]

Mom’s Fruit Salad

Mom’s Fruit Salad

For as long as I remember, my mom has made this exact fruit salad.  It’s as much a part of my childhood and growing up as birthday cake and Santa Claus.  That is to say, I can’t imagine my life without it! Every Christmas Eve […]

Found: The World’s Most Perfect Ramen Noodle Slaw

Found: The World’s Most Perfect Ramen Noodle Slaw

Ramen noodle slaws are the crap shoot of the pot luck line, aren’t they?  You never quite know if they’re going to be as good as you hope.  There are so many variables to consider!  Is there enough dressing, not enough, or too much?  Are […]

Top 10 Food Budget Tips for Families

Top 10 Food Budget Tips for Families

Budgeting is not something I’ve ever been very good at.  In fact, years ago when I desperately needed to stick to a budget, I really stunk at it!  Like, I was awful.  It took years of over spending and putting groceries on the credit card […]

Baking & Christmas, a Love Story {Bonus Recipe!}

Baking & Christmas, a Love Story {Bonus Recipe!}

I’m pretty sure that if love of baking is a genetic thing, I come by it honestly.  The baking gene has been passed down from both sides of my family tree.  My mom is an amazing baker whose sugar cookies and coffee cake are the […]