Month: December 2014

chicken, easy weeknight meal, kid-approved

Recipe Redo: Polish Chicken

My grandmother has been making this recipe for Polish Chicken for as long as I can remember. It’s the ultimate comfort food and one of those meals that instantly transports me back to my childhood. I went through a period where I didn’t like meat on the bone (sacrilege) but thankfully I got over it. […]

easy weeknight meal, Ina Garten, pasta

Penne with Five Cheeses

Another Sunday dinner prepared by SP. As I’ve mentioned before, he’s loving Ina Garten right now. Her Penne with Five Cheeses sounded not only easy, but delicious. I’ve never seen a cream sauce like this before – you don’t cook it ahead of time, just add the cooked pasta to the sauce and cheese and […]

easy weeknight meal, holiday, kid-approved, sandwiches, Thanksgiving

“The Gobbler” {aka a Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich}

Despite living in New Jersey and Pennsylvania for most of my life, I’ve never eaten at a WaWa. Apparently I’m missing out. See, they sell this sandwich called The Gobbler and it’s right up my alley. Turkey, stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce on a hoagie roll. It’s the ultimate in Thanksgiving leftovers, only you don’t […]

chicken, Ina Garten

Indonesian Ginger Chicken

I’ve mentioned before that SP has taken over cooking Sunday dinner. He’s been on an Ina Garten kick lately and was very excited to make her Indonesian Ginger Chicken. This was some seriously awesome chicken. Incredibly flavorful from the marinade and really easy to cook. He used two cut-up chickens from the grocery store and […]

easy weeknight meal, pork, sandwiches

Hawaiian Pork Sliders

I decided to make these Hawaiian Pork Sliders after my friend Amy posted a photo of them on Instagram. They looked so good I could almost taste them. I have such a hard time photographing sandwiches. I wonder how the pros do it? I should pay more attention when I see sandwiches or burgers in […]