Cord Clutter Kitchen Organizing Tips

Despite the fact that the kitchen is meant for cooking and eating, most of us use it for all kinds of things, including charging our phones or computers, listening to music, and the like. As I glance over to my countertops, I see not one or two but seven different cord messes — two of […]

Midwest Five Cheese Bake – Cookies and Cups

This Midwest 5 Cheese Bake is a delicious, CHEESY combination of cheeses all baked together and seasoned perfectly. Less creamy, more cheesy makes this easy dish different than a typical mac and cheese.  Look at me, posting 2 pasta dishes in a row! (Last week I shared a Mushroom and Garlic Butter Pasta). I took […]

Why Aluminum Foil Is Shiny on One Side

In my household, the “right” way to use aluminum foil — shiny side-up or shiny side-down — is the subject of much debate. (My vote is shiny side-up.) As it turns out, we’re not the only ones who have spent time thinking about this. There’s a lot of speculation on the internet, where different theories […]

How to Clean Copper Pots Pans

While it’s beautiful in any state of use, copper — in its shining, polished form — can double as decor in many spaces or add texture galore to a simple table setting. If you’re looking to spiff up your copper cookware, tackling this kitchen to-do doesn’t require a lot of tools, a trip to the […]

Easy Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

I am very worried, friends. Worried that the fear of pie crusts may be keeping a great many of you from making your own pies at home. Is this true? Does this sound like you? Do debates over butter vs. lard or tender vs. flaky make you want to run and hide? Well, take a […]

ButcherBox Review » 100 Days of Real Food

Today I’m excited to share some background and my thoughts on our longtime partner, ButcherBox! It’s a great concept for anyone looking for a high-quality source for meat products, and what’s even better is how it’s delivered (frozen) right to your door! Make sure you don’t miss the special deal we have for you to […]

Side Dishes to Serve with Roast Chicken

Roast chicken is a timeless classic that never ceases to leave us feeling comforted and totally satisfied. And hey, you don’t even need to roast it yourself — picking up a rotisserie chicken on the way home from work totally counts! Roast chicken doesn’t need a lot to turn it into a meal — a […]

Healthy Side Salads | Kitchn

You’re almost guaranteed to find a salad on my dinner table every night. It’s the easiest way for me to add vegetables to the meal and round things out, no matter what I am serving. And these 10 recipes, in particular, feel extra healthy to me: They’re heavy on the vegetables, dressed in light vinaigrettes […]

Masala Lauki Ki Sabji

Masala Lauki Ki Sabji Lauki is a simple and healthy vegetable side dish that is also known as opo squash, or Bottle Gourd. Lauki is a staple vegetable in most Indian homes because of its many known health benefits. The vegetable itself is rather bland, so I love manipulating its flavor.  1 medium size lauki […]