Confession. I thought I would be able to power through at least 8 novels on my summer reading list in July because Coach was having a hip replacement (he's fine, just genetics and decades of sports), and I envisioned a few weeks of laying low and being homebound. He had surgery on a Friday morning. By Friday afternoon he was walking up and down the street and making cocktails for visitors. Then we binged on the entirety of Ozark, and I am still not really over it. I had an ... Read More about July Summer Reading Recommendations & What To Read in August
A simple and inexpensive dish, buffalo wings are the ultimate comfort food, and I can't think of a better dish to serve when you have a house full of teenagers who are scavenging your kitchen for something to eat. It is naturally keto-friendly, and with one modification, can also be Whole 30 compliant. And because they aren't breaded, these wings are excellent travelers to parties, tailgates, and the family room if you're looking for great wings to watch the big game. Chicken wings conjure ... Read More about Best-Ever Buffalo Wings
I hear it all the time. Women say, "I want to be healthy and eat well, but I don't know what to eat. My doctor says eat less, my trainer says to eat more protein. My neighbor lost a bunch of weight fasting. I've tried it. None of it is working." Listen, you don't have to sign up for some sort of psycho boot-camp and live on kale and goji berries to achieve good health. You really don't. That is the gospel truth. It's possible to be healthy without being obsessed with your health or your ... Read More about What Does Healthy Really Mean?
Tomorrow is National Cheese & Wine day, and I can't think of a better way to ring that one in than with this Peach Basil & Bacon Baked Brie. The Peach & Prosciutto Pizza with Smoked Goat Cheese and Basil started something, and I've taken this sweet & salty & smoky flavor combination to every single sort of dish I can think of. The pizza is great. But this dish? Well, she might have the pizza beat. It's hard to beat a summer peach. I mean, have you even lived your life if ... Read More about Peach Bacon & Basil Baked Brie
The blessing and the curse of peach is that it can't be faked. No matter how we try to manipulate, cross-breed, germinate, and coerce, a peach is a peach, and a peach only peaches when it's good and ready. That's why I never buy them in the grocery store, and I never buy them out of season. And also why I dream of them often in the winter. Enter Peach & Prosciutto Pizza with Smoked Goat Cheese & Basil. Somewhere in the middle of February, I start longing for peaches; I make lists of ... Read More about Peach & Prosciutto Pizza w/ Smoked Goat Cheese & Basil