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Joy’s Crostata di frutta

Joy’s Crostata di frutta

People think we’re crazy, to have an au pair living here and a former au pair too. But Joy is a ridiculously awesome human being, and has spent her school break hanging out with all of us and making life more fun and more delicious. […]

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 […]

Weekend brunch, random like

Weekend brunch, random like

On the weekends, our “whoever can move goes first” rule is in full effect. This weekend, it was me. The kids got up super early, which meant I had time to serve them more than cereal or toast. We scrambled up some eggs and pulled […]

Chicken cordon bleu, anyone?

Chicken cordon bleu, anyone?

So I mentioned we have an au Pair who takes care of our kids. She’s amazing, and just got here a few weeks ago. We always encourage them to tell us about food cravings, as it makes us try different foods and helps them feel […]

Our spin on meat and potatoes

Our spin on meat and potatoes

I go through food phases, and for a while here I’ve been fixated on one-dish dinners. Sometimes, that can create MORE work though when you’re chopping and prepping in huge quantities. The food processor can only help so much. So this week, we headed a […]