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
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
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.
Garlicky roasted mushrooms.
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.
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
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