Merry Mix: a better way to Chex Mix

My family makes this savory snack mix every winter. It’s perfect for parties, there’s no measuring, and it can be made for gluten-free eaters with a couple simple modifications. Bonus: no half-used bags of Wheat Chex!

Make-Ahead Taco Salad: Perfect for lunch or dinner

The other day, I posted this on Facebook: Fact: Taco salad is the best salad. Not a single person dissented; many agreed quite vocally. Seriously, what’s not to love? Taco salad can feel somewhat virtuous (though frequently it’s far from it), it’s a little more kicky than your usual garden greens, and it’s fairly customizable. One [...]

Penne with Two Tomatoes & Mozzarella

So, listen. Heather will probably post some recipes on this site that require dedication, skill, and a certain amount of culinary prowess. Hers will be the recipes of a woman who practically grew up in the kitchen. One who, taught by a master cook, constantly challenges her palate and her skill set, always combining fresh [...]

Roasted Broccoli for Lazy Jerks

Sometimes, Heather leaves the apartment for a while during mealtime and I am left to my own devices. Now, I can cook—my mama raised me right—and I enjoy it, but sometimes there are more important things to do like play video games or watch The Dark Knight for the second dozenth time. In times like [...]

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