The greatest thing about hosting a Thanksgiving dinner is that you get to keep the leftovers! Ok, ok … it’s great to be with family, give thanks and all … but we’re talkin’ turkey today, so let’s focus on the blessing that is leftover turkey! I’ve been practicing this turkey dinner thing for a few… CONTINUE READING »
Posts Tagged: Vegetables
Thanksgiving is upon us yet again! I know I’m young, but until this year there was a “family tradition” that was really starting to bug me. Every Thanksgiving, I asked “those in charge” if I could bring anything. Every year I got the same response, “Oh honey, you don’t need to bring anything … maybe… CONTINUE READING »
Given what day it is … let’s get tricky. Here’s a trick for getting blood stains out of fabric: Use hydrogen peroxide. How about a trick for getting rid of the hiccups? Have someone scare you! (My husband once scared me so badly with a spider ruse that I haven’t had the hiccups since the… CONTINUE READING »
Fall is by far my favorite season. Crisp autumn air, cool breezes, fall sweaters and Tastefully Simple warm dips! Yum! Have you tried our new Parmesan Peppercorn Warm Dip Mix? It’s in my top 5 for new favorite products. And the best part – it’s so versatile! Last weekend we hosted two of my favorite… CONTINUE READING »
In Minnesota, we are very lucky this time of year … there’s a surplus of delicious veggies straight out of the garden that are truly wonderful. My personal favorite? Sweet corn. We have little stands by the side of the road, farmers’ markets and lots of grocery stores carrying this fresh summertime treat. At our… CONTINUE READING »
Have you ever made something that was accidentally delicious? One night, in need of a quick dinner, I combined chicken, veggies, and a little Pomegranate Chipotle Sauce in a pan and decided we should eat it over rice. That’s right, I accidentally made stir-fry … and it was GOOD! I went a little crazy at a recent… CONTINUE READING »
Garlic Pepper Kale Chips – a healthy, crunchy snack – and they taste amazing with our Garlic Pepper Seasoning!
Garlic Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus is a delicious side dish that can be paired perfectly with grilled chicken, steak or salmon for a surprisingly simple dinner. And since it’s delicious warm or at room temperature, it is perfect for entertaining, too.
I’m the mom of two boys under the age of four. Which means there’s always a stain of mysterious origins on my shirt by the time I get to work. Needless to say, making dinner is always a juggling act in our house. This colorful, crunchy stir-fry is one of our new favorites. So give it a try tonight! (And don’t worry – nobody will judge you if you happen to get a little on your shirt.)
January is the month for New Year’s resolutions … and for some of us, that involves food (or the lack thereof). Sigh. Must we live a life of denial and self-deprivation? It turns out NO! Our fabulous test kitchen has cranked out an amazing array of “Delicious Done Light” recipes … yay!
Sadly, summer is coming to an end (who let that happen?). Which means it’s time to fill up on garden produce before all veggies come from a can or a freezer (at least that’s what happens here in Minnesota). And since I like to have a little extra flavor and crunch with my salad, I especially like this grilled chicken salad – it’s perfect for the whole family, and it celebrates summer!
Summer picnics and potlucks almost always feature pasta salad. However, there’s one problem with most pasta salads at a picnic – they’re made with mayo. Which requires refrigeration. Enter Simple Pasta Salad.