I’ve become obsessed with lentils. It all started with a discussion I had with a coworker (Hi, Andreea!). I’ve cooked with lentils a few times before but her enthusiasm for them was contagious and it inspired me to try more recipes. This red lentil, carrot, ginger soup recipe has become a go-to along with a veggie […]
Recipes that require the use of a Crock Pot (or similar product), perfect for busy days and winter.
I always associate my Crockpot with fall and winter but I’ve actually been loving it in the summer! It’s a great way to have a hot dinner without heating up your house by turning on the stove or oven. These tostadas are ridiculously easy and totally customizable. Like things spicy? Add jalapeños. Gluten-free? Use corn […]
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 […]
Is there any other option besides chili when it’s 30° and snowing outside? We just got our first snow today in Milwaukee. The Okie in me still gets excited to see snow so my hubs and I broke out our wool socks and snow boots for a walk in the fresh snow this morning. With winter […]
I’ve been thinking back on the time I came up with my blog name. It was actually a really difficult thing to do. For one, so many urls are snatched up these days, being auctioned off for way more than I’d care to pay. And for two, I couldn’t use a name unless it resonated with […]