Finding Myself, While Cooking Like Mom

Ready to rock n roll

Ready to rock n roll

Preparing myself for the Valentine weekend with Nick and then one more week of work before I take a week off to finally do some proper job searching because I really have to find another job….ASAP!

Along with that I will also get my blog transferred over to a self-hosted site, so I’m excited about finally getting that done and pray I can do it without too much trouble. Continue reading

A Few Kitchen Fails and Bacon Fat Gingersnaps!

After two failed recipe attempts over the past couple of weeks, I don’t know what happened, they started off as good ideas but they fell a little short of what I was aiming for.

Julie Child Quote

Julie Child Quote

The first recipe I wanted to make was to use up a half bottle of champagne; I was thinking to cook the chicken in it with some lemon and capers. Well the taste was ok but the look wasn’t what I was going for, so I’m thinking when I try this one again I will use the champagne as a sauce to serve over the chicken. Continue reading

6 Best Dishes In KC 2014

This would not be a life and food blog if I did not end the year with a few mentions of some of the best lunches and dinners we have shared over the year.

Date Night

Date Night

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I Cook!

Day Four Prompt: Who do you like to be with when you’re feeling sad?


Looking at the days prompt and as I thought about this, I realized that I don’t really go to anyone person when I’m sad. If I do I will go to my baby sister and baby brother because they always seem to make me laugh as well as look at things from a different point of view.

I realize that most of the time when I’m feeling down I will cook something. I will start working on a new recipe, sometimes its something I pulled from one of my cookbooks or I will just see what I have in the house and go from there.

There’s just something about working in the kitchen that makes me feel better and things are a little bit brighter when I create something. Continue reading

Good Food Period!

Day Three Prompt: What food always makes you feel happy while you’re eating it? #NaBloPoMoLove

Food From Everywhere!

Food From Everywhere!

I’m a little late for this one, so I will be writing two posts in one day so I can catch up 🙂

This prompt was really hard for me, trying to think of which of my favorite foods made me happy when I came to the conclusion that it’s good food that makes me happy no matter what kind it is.

I love food, whether I’m cooking it, shopping at the grocery store for it or going out to eat it, I love food, which is another reason why I wanted to start a food blog. Continue reading