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Vietnamese noodle salad with grilled pork chops

Vietnamese noodle salad with grilled pork chops

Vietnamese noodle salad with grilled pork chops from @thewoksoflife is the perfect dinner in a steaming hot day. Also, it’s a whole dinner in a plate! We stacked it instead of tossing it just to make it dramatic. Also, used a skillet instead of the […]

A make-ahead birthday dinner for a crowd

A make-ahead birthday dinner for a crowd

I love to plan menus, but the execution always gets me. Imagine my delight for Griff’s family birthday when I had almost everything made ahead! This was a fresh, fun, kid-friendly meal that the adults all loved too. Did I mention this works for vegetarians […]

Easy Green Tortellini

Easy Green Tortellini

My kids love pasta, in all forms. They ebb and flow on green veggies. But we live in Wisconsin. Despite the blustery spring, it feels like sunshine’s coming when there’s green in my bowl. So we toss in some delicate spring veggies to a creamy […]

Pasta to the rescue!

Pasta to the rescue!

Did you forget to pick up the chicken on the weekly grocery trip, or your meeting ran late? Here’s some of our panic pasta recipes. Most of these come right out of the pantry.  

Perogi, aka starch incarnate

Perogi, aka starch incarnate

I don’t remember where I discovered perogies, but I suspect it was in my Austrian days. I’m sure the ones I ate were handcrafted by an Eastern European grandmother. The ones I feed my kids aren’t; we buy them in the freezer section. Isn’t this […]