Archive | May, 2009

Oven-Fried Chicken

I admit that I have a soft-spot for most things fried. Who can resist the crispy, crunchy texture? Of course, the healthy-mom-and-wife in me is shouting, “NO WAY!” But, my husband still sneaks off to KFC with the co-workers to get his fix of fried chicken. What to do? Well, I found this recipe for […]

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French Country Chicken With Herbs & Honey

What to do on a Friday night? You would think a blogger who writes about how easy it is to make home-cooked meals for your family would enjoy cooking all the time. But, alas, it is not so. It’s not easy cooking with my three little distractions around. And on Fridays, I want to kick […]

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Barbeque at Mr. Matt’s

When our friend Matt invites you over for a bbq dinner, you don’t have to think twice about saying yes! Mr. Matt, as my kids call him, is an avid fisherman and hunter. He and his wife, Ms. Jody, always have friends over to enjoy a great meal. It was Mr. Matt who introduced ocean-fishing […]

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Girls’ Night Out!

I love my neighbors. My family and I have been blessed with awesome neighbors. Our kids have extended siblings and you will always find each other’s kids at another’s house. The ladies on my street are my best friends and we love celebrating each other’s birthdays together. It’s our time to get together, compare notes […]

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Spaghetti & Meatballs Family-Style!

Well, my dear niece, Nassim, is graduating from college this weekend. You may remember me writing about her in the post for Whiskey Tri-Tip. The family dinner party will be held after the graduation and Nassim wanted all of her favorite foods for that night. From me, she requested Spaghetti & Meatballs.How can I say […]

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Mother’s Day Brunch

Well, Mother’s Day is this weekend. And if you are like my husband, all the preparations to spoil your wife will be put off for Sunday morning! No need to go to a restaurant (too late for reservations) and spa packages are expensive. For you men who need a little advice on what to do, […]

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Campfire Éclairs

Well, my family and I are still recovering from our weekend camping trip at Indian Hills with my son’s cub scout pack. Let me rephrase that: I am still recovering, unpacking and washing everything from our weekend camping trip! We had a great time and have terrific memories. My two boys got to ride the […]

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