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Recipe – Corned Beef & Cabbage

corned beef & cabbage

When Irish eyes are smiling, it means that an angel gets its wings.  Nah, that ain't true.  When Irish eyes are smiling, it means that someone clapped to keep Tinkerbell alive.  That's a lie too.  Maybe it's when Irish eyes are smiling, a clipped coupon gets doubled?  That'd be cool, but probably not right either Continue Reading...


20+ Excellent Meatless Recipes for Lent!


Lent is almost here!  It's the time of year that some Catholics start thinking of ideas for meals that are meatless.  And recipes that most of the family will enjoy.  Without feeling too deprived. Using pinterest, it's clear that we're blessed to live in a time where there are almost countless recipes out there that Continue Reading...


Homemade Teriyaki Sauce


I love the flavor of teriyaki.  It's a nice and safe choice - when it comes to all kinds of things.  Stir fry.  Beef jerky. Marinades for pork and chicken.  I love it when making chicken fried rice.  If I go to a Chinese restaurant and there isn't a clear choice, teriyaki it is! So I Continue Reading...


Recipe: Teriyaki Chicken Fried Rice


I feel very lucky that my kids aren't picky eaters.  Certainly, they have their preferences - they all love apples, but don't care for pears.  And they'll always choose watermelon over cauliflower.  But, really, they eat almost anything that I put in front of them.  They'll eat all kinds of fruits.  And meats.  And vegetables Continue Reading...

Stuffed Pepper Casserole!

I love Stuffed Peppers!  Don't you?  They're not too complicated to make (although they do have a few steps to them), but they aren't the most young kid-friendly.  For a couple of reasons: They're a little difficult to cut even if the pepper is tender AND 1 pepper might be too much for a young Continue Reading...


There's a group of people out there that would try to convince you that soups are meant for your winter menu.  As in, not meant for your spring or summer menu.  Maybe fall, but definitely not spring or summer. They are also the same people who would also try to convince you that soups are Continue Reading...