Topic: food

Super F**king Easy Recipe: Mediterranean Chicken Your Friends Won’t Believe You Made

 Super F**king Easy Recipe: Mediterranean Chicken Your Friends Won't Believe You Made

I’m a busy mom, but also a person who loves entertaining guests and showing off my culinary chops. Unfortunately, the busy mom usually overrides the desire to make some fancy stuff for guests. Which is why I am thrilled to have a few recipes in my arsenal that are quick, but also amazing looking and delicious. None of my guests would ever believe how easy this particular dish is to make — but that’s okay, because I’d never tell them anyway. I’d rather pretend I’ve been toiling for hours and it’s probably a recipe that could never be duplicated. I’m sneaky like that. More »

Super F**king Easy Recipes: Beans, Greens, And A S**tload Of Bacon

Super F**king Easy Recipes: Beans, Greens, And A S**tload Of Bacon

It’s Friday, and for some godforsaken reason, those of us who do the household cooking are still going to be expected to provide our families with food tonight. But don’t worry: there’s hope for even the most harried mother of relentless toddlers, or the dad whose pre-driving-age teens are enrolled in every extracurricular activity known to mankind, and that hope is an easy, fast, foolproof recipe. More »

Awesome Tips For Creating Meals For Your Family From A Mom Who Knows

Awesome Tips For Creating Meals For Your Family From A Mom Who Knows

I’ve been a mom for almost 18 years. Typing that out is so scary! 18 years. That is old enough (well, hopefully not yet) for my oldest human to go have humans of his own. And I can remember the first time I had one of these humans and tried to figure out how to feed them. I went from being on my own and constructing amazing meals from ramen noodles and half a snack sized bag of stale Cheetos to creating food for my people that is nutritious and satisfying. Here are some things I have learned along the way about how to feed a family. More »

Feeding Your Child A Cookie Should Never Be Called Child Abuse

Feeding Your Child A Cookie Should Never Be Called Child Abuse

I love eating healthy. Nowadays, I may fall into the category of a #cleaneating mom because I have had to change my child’s diet dramatically in order to control his allergies and eczema. Even though I prepare elaborate whole food meals and take Spirulina supplements like a devoted granola mom, I’m still human. I still love to binge on Cheetos about once a week, and I try my hardest not to judge other normal humans who also eat whatever they damn well please. I’m talking processed foods. More »

Why I Make My Own Baby Food

Why I Make My Own Baby Food

This morning The New York Times has an article about parents making their own baby food and how that is negatively affecting the baby food industry. I was interviewed for the piece, which mentions that sales of baby food have been on the decline since 2005. This was a surprise to me, considering every time I go online or to a grocery store there seems to be some new food product or baby food delivery mechanism. And I buy some of them! But I also make my own baby food. Here’s why. More »