Saturday , 20 January 2018


Southwest Chili Rubbed Pork Chops with Chipotle Lime Veggies

In today’s frenetic and always on-the-go world, I’ve been trying to live more mindfully and work on enjoying each individual moment. I’m not doing so well. I’m one of those crazy, always like to be busy, always moving types.  I work the job I do because I loathe “downtime” at work.  I’d rather be pulled in a hundred different directions, ... Read More »

Oven Fried Chicken Tenders with Green Bean and Potato Salad

The housing search continues and it’s overwhelming.  Is it such a bad thing that I don’t want to compromise on the kitchen?  Seriously – sound off and tell me to stop being crazy.  We spend 1 – 2 hours a night in the kitchen between prepping, cooking, dishes and then eating dinner.  I don’t need a new kitchen, I don’t ... Read More »

Slow Cooker Southwestern Polenta

Ugh.  Dreading class, simply dreading it.  I’ve been luxuriating in two weeks of no class, took a mini-vacay to Columbus, and am simply just not ready to get back to the grind. Did I mention I only have 17 more weeks of class and I’ll officially be rewarded with my MBA?  Score! Ok, but back to the post (and I ... Read More »

Vegetable Summer Rolls

As I mentioned in a previous post, I volunteered to bring a side dish to a work cookout.  The cookout always features the usual Americana cookout fare: burgers and dogs but since the employees bring in side dishes it does get some variety. So I was wracking my brain trying to sneak in something healthy and a little bit different, ... Read More »