Tag: cooking

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 […]

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 […]

CrockPot Recipe Roundup: One Pot Meals Edition

CrockPot Recipe Roundup: One Pot Meals Edition

Wouldn’t it be absolutely magical if you could just dump a bunch of ingredients in a pot and…POOF!…dinner was ready in a matter of hours? Cue the glitter and magical unicorns, man, because this is what I’m giving you today!  A round-up of crockpot recipes […]

Slow Cooker Applesauce of My Dreams

Slow Cooker Applesauce of My Dreams

If it’s fall, it must be apple time! I have such fond childhood memories of going apple picking.  Every year, we would visit Eckert’s in Millstadt, IL.  We’d ride the wagon out into the orchards and fill our bags and our bellies with beautiful reds […]

Mom’s Deep Dish Pizza-ish

Mom’s Deep Dish Pizza-ish

Sorry it’s been kind of quiet around here in the Food section of the ol’ blog.  Summertime is not one of my favorite times of year to do a lot of actual cooking.  We tend to eat a lot of grilled meats and thrown-together salads […]

4 Kitchen Tools I Just Can’t Live Without

4 Kitchen Tools I Just Can’t Live Without

This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a few cents if you make a purchase using some of the links.  It costs you nothing extra, but helps me out a little bit, so thanks! Every cook has those tools in her kitchen that she […]