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Apple German Pancake

Apple German Pancakes

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2014

German pancakes are a favorite breakfast on weekends. And we also have them when we have breakfast for dinner. I've heard some people call them…

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BLT Salad

Posted on Jul 18th, 2014

I love BLT's in the summer. Tomatoes in the summer bring me pure happiness! Top that happiness with bacon and I might just start hovering above the…

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Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttermilk Pancakes

Posted on Mar 25th, 2014

Buttermilk pancakes, an all-american classic breakfast. I remember as a kid going to restaurants and eating pancakes. I wanted to love them, but as…

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Classic Waffle with Syrup 2

Classic Waffles

Posted on Jun 18th, 2014

Today marks the one week anniversary or weekaversary of my first earthquake. Last week at 10:30 pm, I was making a batch of cookies (who would have…

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Easy Broiled Broccoli

Easy Broiled Broccoli

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014

Anybody else have a hard time with side dishes? Especially vegetables? I specialize in one course meals. I will either spend a lot of time on the…

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Fresh corn, tomato and feta salad

Fresh Corn, Tomato and Feta Salad

Posted on Sep 7th, 2015

It's Labor Day! Labor Day is a signal that summer is coming to an end. It's time for one last BBQ hurrah. There are so many delicious and seasonal…

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Pepperoni Pizza Salad

Grace’s Pepperoni Pizza Salad

Posted on May 18th, 2015

Shawna has lots and lots of stuff to keep her busy. Eight kids will do that.  I'm really not sure how she accomplishes the very basics in life, let…

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Greek Salad Dressing

Greek Salad Dressing

Posted on Mar 12th, 2014

You know how shampoo and conditioner suffer from an eternal dis-proportionality? I think it is a conspiracy by the shampoo tycoons of the world. You…

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miso glazed salmon

Miso Glazed Salmon

Posted on Feb 8th, 2016

Miso glazed salmon is one of my staple "I don't know what to make and I don't have any time" meals. It is easy, quick and oh so tasty. Seriously, it…

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Fancy ramen noodles

Pork Char Siu Men- AKA Fancy Ramen Noodles

Posted on Jan 4th, 2016

A while ago, Shawna told me that she was super busy one day and so made ramen noodles for dinner. You know, the kind that cost .10 on sale and are…

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parmesan crusted salmon

Quick and Easy Parmesan Crusted Salmon

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

It's Friday. Fish Day. One reason I love making fish is that it cooks so quickly. It's spring and spring is full of soccer games. We have a…

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Simple Sloppy Joes

Simple Sloppy Joes

Posted on May 5th, 2014

Go ahead sing it. "Sloppy joe, sloppy sloppy joe." Maybe nobody remembers that Adam Sandler song. It came out during his Saturday Night Live prime. I…

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Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

Posted on Mar 1st, 2014

Just in case you worry that everything I make is a smashing success I will share a story with you.  A few nights ago I made some roasted vegetables…

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parmesan dinner rolls

Super Easy Parmesan Dinner Rolls

Posted on Jun 1st, 2015

These parmesan dinner rolls are the best. They taste divine AND they are so super easy to make, you won't even believe it. The rolls are soft…

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Terikyaki Glazed Salmon

Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

Posted on Feb 10th, 2014

As a child, fish was possibly one of the worst punishments my mom could dole out. Maybe it was because we didn't eat it very often so it was new and…

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