when family recipes become vegetarian: shelley’s chicken parmesan

so, for Nate’s birthday I had his mom send me her recipes for his favorite meals. I chose one that could be easily vegetarian by subbing portobello mushrooms for chicken in her chicken parmesan recipe. I felt a litte bad when she emailed me the recipes and asked me not to judge her because they […]

edit. organize. prioritize.

edit. organize. prioritize. This shall be my mantra as 2013 dutifully marches on day by day. This was put into practice over the weekend as the ongoing merging of two people’s stuff into a tiny apartment finally resulted in the donation of 5 bags of stuff (mostly consisting of my clothes), finally putting my 110 […]

spinach and artichoke heart lasagna tolls

Part two of my Pinterest inspired dinner: Lasagna Rolls inspired by Never Trust A Skinny Cook. I had to change it up to suit the likes/dislikes of my household, and there are many. I don’t like big, stringy pieces of cooked spinach, Nate doesn’t like ricotta (what?), we both really like cheese but I cannot […]

cauliflower cheese sticks

Whatever you’re doing, stop, and make this cauliflower delicious insanity. Seriously. Go! Ok, here’s the deal. I was feeling totally uninspired yesterday in regards to meal time so I scrolled through my Pinterest and found the recipe for cauliflower cheese sticks here at Mom What’s for Dinner?. I was inspired by her recipe but used […]

Bruschetta. It's not just for bread anymore!

Last night Smash and I had and impromptu dinner an wine night at her place. She prepared probably her favorite vegetarian dinner item along with a new recipe, both out of the “Cooking With All Things Trader Joe’s” cookbook by Deana Gunn and Wona Miniati. A fabulous little book that Smash received as a gift […]