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Pimp My Dinner #1: Frozen Spinach, Leftover Corn, Frozen Squash, and P.A.N.

Shall we play a game? I’ve got these ingredients but I don’t know what to make for dinner (or lunch) tomorrow. Your mission if you choose to accept it is … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · 11 Comments

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #18: Waffle Time

I have an old Belgian waffle maker that I am pretty sure I got as a Christmas gift when I first moved out, or it might be one of the … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · 6 Comments

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #17: One Bowl Chocolate Cupcakes (Kid Friendly)

Around here, my sous chefs can make things quite challenging.    Ingredients can get omitted and over mixing is a strong possibility, so one bowl recipes where things can be dumped … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #16: Shakshuka Pork

In my previous blog I showed off the wonderful dish Shakshuka (egg poached in tomatoes) which is a very simple, and easy middle eastern dish.   This is one of my … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #15: Shakshuka (Kid Friendly Eggs Poached in Tomatoes)

Last week, I was inspired by a blog that I saw that had a photo of a gorgeous pan of Shakshuka (though I commented on it I can’t find it).   … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · 3 Comments

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #12: Jag (Jagacida – Cape Verdean Bean and Rice)

I’ve got something special to share today.  Jag.   That’s all I ever heard it called when I was growing up, but apparently it is really called “Jagacida” which is simply … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 11 Comments

Diary of on Inconsistent Cook# 11: Super Easy Homemade Cheese Crackers (Goldfish Style))

I’ve had this recipe sitting in limbo since April of last year just around the end of the Chickenpoxalypse 2014.   I had always intended to come back and finish to … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 2 Comments

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #7: Homemade English Muffins

For whatever reason, my bread baking attempts usually turn out miraculously well even if I’ve never done it before.   That’s not to say that they always come out perfect, but … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #5: Make Crock Pot Yogurt Like A Boss

My almost three year old son loves yogurt.  He has asked for yogurt every day since he was almost two and he gets very put out if there isn’t any … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Product Review #3: Tortilla Press (with Kid Power)

I taught myself how to make tortillas, and while I won’t make any tortilla master chef proclaim me complete in my studies, I can at least make something that is … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #3: Apple Cinnamon Muffins Kid Style

I’ve made many muffins over the years, both terribly delicious and terribly awful. Throw in “help” of the small variety and things get really complicated. I needed to find a … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #2: Fun to Make Indian Roti/Chapati (Flatbread)

I am always on the lookout for homemade dishes that don’t take a lot of time, use only a few ingredients, but are also enjoyable to make.    Roti is … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

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