dinner that was rocked

…and, THIS is Exciting! (Yes, meatballs.)

A hot, homemade meal.

Sounds weird, but I missed making dinner and eating home cooked meals while we were away. Sure, sure - we had some home cooked meals at our parents' houses, but most of it was festive food vs. the comfort of laid-back day-to-day meals. (And, of course, Mom and Mom-in-Law, everything was delicious as always. :) )

To be honest, I am

January 6th, 2014 0 comments dinner that was rocked, live

I Rocked Dinner: Roasted Chicken

Long time readers of this blog will remember a handful (ok, maybe two handfuls) of cookery-related shenanigans. You may also remember that I like to cook, but really lack the time and focus to do so with any amazing results lately. So much so that I gave myself a personal challenge this year to rock some dinners. (Yes, yes. I know - I slacked on

November 5th, 2013 0 comments dinner that was rocked, live

Rocked Dinner: Steak and Potatoes

Oh, but it was so much fancier than just steak and potatoes.

It was a marinated London Broil broiled to perfection.

Twice baked potatoes topped with a broccoli spear.

Carmelized onions.

Garlicky roasted mushrooms.

Yum.

I love London Broil. I know I may be causing steak / beef lovers across America to grimace with this statement, but when it's done right, it's really quite good.

March 6th, 2013 0 comments dinner that was rocked

I Rocked Dinner: Homemade Pizza and Cheesesteaks

Ok, ok, so this dinner really isn't the epitome of health, but it was Super Bowl Sunday and Kenny suggested we do it up Philadelphia take-out-style. But, since we obviously aren't in Philadelphia, this meant making it from scratch.

When we first married, Kenny and I made homemade pizza a lot. It was fun and we felt fancy. But it took forever.  These days, I

February 8th, 2013 2 Comments dinner that was rocked

I Rocked Dinner: Crispy Buffalo Chicken Tenders

These crispy (lighter) buffalo chicken tenders from canyoustayfordinner.com were a hit with the fam, pretty easy for me to put together after work and have on the table within 15 minutes of Kenny and Grace getting home.

I followed the recipe as written, except instead of serving them as tenders, I sliced them on an angle and enveloped them in lettuce and flour tortillas for

January 30th, 2013 0 comments dinner that was rocked

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