#CookingHacks: How to peel garlic in 30 seconds!

How to peel garlic

As a busy, on the go mom, I'm always looking for ways to make life a little easier. Two of the things I spend the most time on in my house are cooking and cleaning... Ok... who am I trying to kid... I clean as little as humanly possible, but I do cook, alot! So finding ways to save time and increase efficiencies in the kitchen means that I get to spend less time cooking for … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} Homemade Nutella

Homemade Nutella

February 5th is World Nutella Day! Yes... It's a thing -- a day entirely dedicated to peoples love and passion for Nutella. Funny story, it wasn't until I was in my 30's that I discovered I liked Nutella. My mom had a very persuasive way of convincing us kids that we didn't like the things that she didn't want us to like. Mostly it was just messy or overly sugary foods like … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} The Best Chicken Noodle Soup

This Homemade Chicken Noodle soup is the epitome of comfort food. Ready in under an hour, you'll never go back to canned again!

Cold & Flu season is upon us, and nothing says comfort food like a big 'ol bowl of chicken noodle soup, amiright? As soon as the weather gets colder, all I can think about is soup -- stews, chowders, bisques, you name it -- I want it in my belly. My man was recently laid up with a bad case of the man cold, and being the supportive girlfriend I am I nursed him back to … [Read more...]

Game Day Eats with #BigGameBabbleBoxx

Gather 'round football fans and get your #BigGameBabbleBox

Whether your team's still in it or not, it's that time of year when social loving, beer drinking, chip munching, jersey wearing fans come together (or apart) for the Big Game. Me, I'm not much of a football fan, but I do love an excuse for a good party! Feeding people is what I do best, and while hosting and entertaining is a passion of mine, working full time, plus kids, … [Read more...]

Chinese New Year Rooster Bento Lunch!

Rooster Bento Lunch

Gong Hey Fat Choy! This year is the year of the Rooster, and Chinese New Year celebrations kick off on Saturday, January 28th, continuing for 7 days. We're celebrating with a Rooster Bento Lunch to kick off the start of the festivities. Every 12 years is a Rooster year. The Rooster ranks tenth among the 12 animals in the 12-year Chinese zodiac cycle. A year of the Rooster … [Read more...]