dinner

  • Editors Picks

    Brinner is a Winner

    Growing up, breakfast for dinner was always on the weekly menu.  It was easy and oh so good.  Well, folks, it now has an official name, “brinner.”  It makes sense, breakfast + dinner= brinner.  It appears...
    April 28, 2016 863 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Oodles of Zoodles

    Yes, we millennials like to jump on the food trend bandwagon; so our kids have to come along for the ride.  The veggie of the month is zucchini! This happens to be my personal favorite, my...
    April 28, 2016 429 0
  • Impress Me

    Twist it Up

    In this week’s Millennial Mom, I explained how my life has changed since getting a veggie spiralizer.  Everyone is doing nowadays, so why are you yet?  Bon Appetite explained, “We love traditional pasta, but lately we’ve...
    April 28, 2016 429 0
  • Cool Recipes

    I’ve Gotta Ham it to Ya

    Well, it’s Easter time and you know what that means, it’s ham time.  I absolutely love ham and so does my family.  This year, I wanted to create something a little different from the the glazed...
    March 24, 2016 637 0
  • Highlight

    Brunch Much?

    For a millennial that cooks almost every holiday, going out for Easter sounds absolutely lovely.  Everyone needs a break.  I am not the only one. According to postcrescent.com, “An estimated 33 million Americans eat out on...
    March 24, 2016 433 0
  • Entrees

    Nice Thighs

    Chicken thighs are being used a lot more in recipes these days.  It makes sense, dark meat is almost always less expensive and offer a huge amount of flavor.  For millennials, who are on a budget,...
    March 2, 2016 468 0
  • Entrees

    They’re Loaded

    After learning so much about Turbana and their causes, I wanted to do my part and support the company.  I headed to the store and purchased some Turbana plantains.  This was a little scary for me,...
    March 2, 2016 552 0
  • Highlight

    Cash Only!

    So have you ever been to a restaurant and at the end of the meal you notice a “cash only” sign by the register?  Today, it seems like everywhere you go, you can bust out the...
    March 2, 2016 948 0
  • Entrees

    Totally Turmeric, Dude!

    As millennials, we are always in search of new and exciting culinary finds.  I have found one, turmeric!  I was lucky enough to try Frieda’s fresh turmeric root over the last few days and where has...
    January 25, 2016 447 0
  • Editors Picks

    Salad Bar You Say?

    Ok, January is always the hardest month for me.  I mean, I am “fluffy” from gorging at the holidays, I am cold, and I could blend in with the snow.  Now, I can’t change two of...
    January 22, 2016 1151 0
  • Millennial Mom

    Tis the Season for Cookies

    My favorite part of Christmas time, as a kid, was baking cookies with my mom.  One Saturday, we would make every cookie under the sun to give out as gifts, I loved it.  I have carried...
    December 3, 2015 496 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Goble, Goble…Oink, Oink

    The two most famous proteins that make an appearance on Thanksgiving are turkey and ham.  I am personally in love with glazed ham any day of the year, but I reach for both on Thanksgiving Day. ...
    November 19, 2015 525 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Time to Get Our Cranberry On

    One thing we have always seen on the table is the cranberry sauce to accompany the turkey.  Well for me, I was always freaked out about the jelly that was still in the shape of a...
    November 19, 2015 421 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Turduck-What?

    Turducken is a dish consisting of a deboned chicken stuffed into a deboned duck, stuffed into a deboned turkey. Outside of the United States, it is known as a Three Bird Roast. Gooducken is a traditional...
    November 19, 2015 518 0
  • Food on the Fly

    Pick Me Up

    If you want to have dinner at home, but do not want the hassle of cooking it, ordering your feast is a great option.  Albertsons, if ordered in advance, offers a spectacular feast for every head...
    November 19, 2015 438 0
  • Editors Picks

    Good for the Gizzards?

    This is definitely a maybe not for this girl, but I have heard rave reviews on eating the gizzards of the turkey.  Gizzards are secondary stomachs used by birds to grind their food before digestion. Because...
    November 19, 2015 604 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Mashing the Competition

    It’s that time of year again, my favorite time, Thanksgiving.  I know that most of the traditional fare does not appeal to the little stomachs of the family.  Personally, I found it hard to get my...
    November 19, 2015 479 0
  • Editors Picks

    I Go To The Woods For Mine

    Now, I grew up in Idaho and people hunt for their food there.  If you can’t go hunting for a turkey, there are great options for a free range, organic turkey.  There are so many benefits...
    November 19, 2015 776 0
  • I Wanna Stay Home

    Every Super Hero Needs a Sidekick

    So we have the main attraction handled, what about the sides?  Green bean casserole, yams, various salads, that’s what I remember.  Some were good, some not so much.  The beauty of being a millennial is we...
    November 19, 2015 466 0
  • Cravings

    Lookin’ Good, Pumpkin

    Okay, pumpkin spice is everywhere, I mean everywhere!  Before the lattes, chocolate chips, etc we loved our pumpkin pie.  It seemed like unless you went to Marie Callender’s, you ate pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving at that...
    November 19, 2015 404 0