Oklahoma isn’t really known for barbecue but there’s enough good ‘cue that I fell in love at a young age. There’s just something about that smokey, sweet, and tangy flavor that makes me so happy. I’ve only been to one BBQ joint in Milwaukee so far. (I’ve been really slacking here!) And I have another place on […]
Recipes that are main courses, perfect for weeknights.
Growing up, I was a moderately picky eater. Aside from some veggies kids typically dislike such as broccoli and lima beans, I did enjoy some produce. Among my favorites were carrots, bell peppers, tomatoes, corn and pretty much all fruit. I mostly attribute this to my mom having a garden. While I never wanted to pull weeds, […]
As evidenced by this recipe and this recipe, I’m not a vegetarian. But my hubs and I sure do love a good black bean burger so I’m excited to share this recipe. I actually made these black bean burgers for a blog I had before The Simple Foodie and recently dug them out of the […]
I have a weird relationship with kale. I know it’s good for me but I only like it in certain dishes. I can’t fully commit to it. Sometimes I hide it with other flavors. And sometimes I worry it will make me turn into the Jolly Green Giant. And then every once in a while I […]
Here we are… last day of 2015. I was trying to think back on everything that happened this year and ended up thinking “Wow! So much happens in a year.” And it goes by so fast. I just remember getting this site up and running (whoop! whoop!), lots of visits from family and friends, and […]