Greek lamb and feta puff pastry pizza

To quote Hannibal from the A-Team, “I love it when a plan comes together”! I wrote a while ago about being stuck in a cooking rut, and 3 months later, it seems as if I’ve found myself in a similar situation — relying on the same old standards and being a bit on auto-pilot. This

Sunday Snapshot 22/04/2018

Another week done, and more ice cream consumed! This time, it was homemade. We received an ice cream maker from my mom last year and it has been sitting in the cupboard for ages… until yesterday! I just about remembered to freeze the inner bowl for the 24 hours required after several days of warm

Making kid food exciting for grown ups

So sometimes you can’t think of anything original to make for dinner, for lunch, for breakfast, whatever. Your mind has reached peak decision fatigue and you just reach for whatever to eat. But you kind of want to still have something vaguely nutritional, flavorful, or just a little bit exciting than standard kid or family-friendly

It’s okay to not go crazy on Valentine’s Day

Yes, I realize that Valentine’s Day has come and gone already. When we first got together, we had the talk about what our priorities are surrounding Valentine’s Day. I’ve never been super into it personally, but have felt the societal pressure in the past. I had the experience in prior relationships of the stress of

Meal planning to save your sanity

Isn’t meal planning for lunch ladies and boring fuddy duddies?  Now, growing up, I knew of precisely NO ONE who did the meal planning thing. It was the 80s and 90s in California. People ate out, or winged it once they got home. The only vague awareness I had of meal planning was in the