August 28, 2015
beans

Cranberry, black, pinto, kidney, broad, speckled - at first glance you might think I am talking...

August 26, 2015

Peanut butter and jelly is the classic school lunch standby. Most parents keep bread and a jar of...

August 24, 2015
sandwich

Parents, myself included, get stuck in the school lunch rut.  We run on auto-pilot, churning...

August 22, 2015

A quick trip to the farmer's market and I am once again loaded down with bags of fresh,...

August 21, 2015

Every parent has their reasons for why they decide to send their kids with a packed lunch...

August 19, 2015

The incredibly delicious sriracha peanut butter bacon burger is a new take on the classic barbecue...

August 18, 2015
fish

Unlike chicken or steak, fish is a completely different animal on the grill (pun very much intended...

August 18, 2015

This kitchen appliance is not used to make an overcooked roast smothered in cream of mushroom soup...

August 17, 2015
casserole

If you are in the mood for sloppy Joes but want to stick to your meatless monday tradition, we'...

August 17, 2015
bento

We can't deny it, summer is coming to an end and the kids need portable food. Back-to-school is...

August 15, 2015

In honor of Julia Child's 103rd birthday, we decided to keep things simple.  While cake is...

August 15, 2015
Pizza

A good pizza starts at the crust, one that has the right texture as well as flavor. But you don...

August 14, 2015

Summer berry hand pies are another seasonal delight that you will want to bake before it is too...

August 14, 2015
Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Blackberry desserts are a summertime favorite in our home, from pies and cheesecakes to homemade...

August 13, 2015

Late summer means one thing; the sweet corn is finally ready. Oh sure, you have probably seen it...

August 13, 2015

'Tis the season for gazpacho.  Tomatoes are at their juciest this time of year which makes...

August 13, 2015
Meyer Lemon and Herb Grilled Cornish Game Hens

Take a break from your standard barbecued chicken recipe and grill up these flavorful Cornish game...

August 12, 2015

Zucchini seems to be the unwanted visitor of the home gardener. It always strikes me as funny when...

August 12, 2015
tomatoes

Summer brings many culinary delights.  For me, one of the highlights is the beautiful and bold...

August 11, 2015
clafoutis/flaugnarde

To a non-French speaker both clafoutis and flaugnarde may sound a bit funny and might even make you...

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