poultry

chicken pesto panini

chicken pesto panini

This is a less of a recipe and more of a reminder in case you have forgotten (or, for some god-forsaken reason, are unaware) of how delicious simple homemade panini can be.  Gerrit and I have been eating these non-stop, as evidenced by our conversation the other day when I was trying to come up … more

yogurt marinated grilled chicken (+ easy entertaining)

yogurt marinated grilled chicken (+ easy entertaining)

As we’re getting closer and closer to mid-August, everything is becoming harder.  Rolling over in the bed is a whole production that completely wakes me up from whatever sleep I was managing to get.  Getting up off the couch is another ordeal (and so I am just constantly asking Gerrit to get up to refill … more

white chicken lasagna with sun-dried tomatoes

white chicken lasagna with sun-dried tomatoes

My goal between now and when our daughter is born is to put one meal per week in the freezer.  We’ll see how many that adds up to (hopefully 4 or 5), but like I told Gerrit the other day I just have this sneaking suspicion that I am not going to make it the … more

nutty fried chicken with milk gravy

nutty fried chicken with milk gravy

Trying to go somewhere with my family can be pretty crazy.  I love them, but we are all pretty impatient with each other, we all talk over one another, and making plans is always an ordeal.  Which is why the best kinds of trips with my family are the relaxing kind, without much of a … more

buttermilk roasted chicken

buttermilk roasted chicken

I made THE best cake this past weekend.  Well, at least one of the best (but I suppose that’s debatable because I think my entire family would argue that chocolate stout cake is actually the best cake).  And I’m not ready to share it yet (let’s be honest, typing up that citrus bread recipe kind … more