Becoming a Morning Person

Punctuality, particularly first thing in the morning, has never been my strongest suit.  I’m such a motivated person throughout the day, and that fire can stay strong well into the evening hours when I should be winding down; then getting up and running in the morning is hell.  I read this fantastic article from Foundr about some important tips…

Chinese Food Recipes

Great resource, I thought I’d share this: How to Cook Chinese Food | Free Online Recipes | Free Recipes.

Best Blue Baked Mac’ n ‘Cheese

A great spin on a traditional favorite, this recipe adds Canadian bacon and crumbled blue cheese.  I’ve adapted it to my own taste from my Grandma’s recipe by adding some bold flavors. Prep time: 20 min. | Cook time: 35 min. | Total: 55 min. Ingredients: 8 oz elbox macaroni ½ lb Canadian bacon (or ham), cubed…

Mom’s Perfect Quiche Lorraine

Quiche is one of my all-time favorites & nobody makes it like my mom! Prep Time: 15 min. (+ cooking bacon) | Cook Time: 45 min. | Chill Time: 15 min. | Total: 1 hour, 15 min. Ingredients: 1 pre-made pie crust, refrigerated until needed 1 cup swiss cheese, coarsely grated 1 ½ dozen strips of bacon, fully cooked…

Grandma’s BBQ Spare Ribs

I just made these the other night and they came out excellent! Prep time: 10 min. | Cook time: 1½-2 hours  | Total: 2 hours Ingrediens: 1 lb ribs 1 cup ketchup 2 cups water ½ Worcestershire sauce 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 tsp salt 2 dash tabasco 1 Tbsp liquid smoke 1 lemon (sliced) 1 onion (sliced) Directions:…

Crowning Glory: Thanksgiving Stuffing

I think I’m going to go for the WOW factor this year and I’m taking a stab at making the stuffing.  Sure turkey is the dish that everyone talks about, it’s the staple of the Thanksgiving meal, it’s what the pilgrams ate and blah blah blah… but the stuffing is by far everyone’s favorite, right?…