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Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

We make pork carnitas in our house at least a couple of times every month. My boys love the shredded pork in quesadillas, in tacos, with eggs at breakfast, and my oldest has decided he now loves nachos. I have been following a recipe I got from Serious Eats faithfully and it’s been amazing every [...]

DIY Mustard Managed

DIY Mustard Managed

Have you ever made homemade mustard? This time was my first. I had never heard of the stuff until we spent a Christmas with my mother-in-law’s family and my husband was chatting with his cousin about this delicious homemade mustard their grandmother used to make. My hubby claims very few people can make it. Sure [...]

Snapshots – Episode 8: Super Sauce

Snapshots – Episode 8: Super Sauce

While TJ helped me make bolognese sauce one day: TJ: Mommy, is this super sauce? M: Yes!! Let’s call it that from now on. It has veggies hidden inside! TJ: Ugh, Momeeeeee! (rolls eyes) Is it SOUP or SAUCE? M: Uh… sauce.

Snapshots – Episode 7: Good Cooks

Snapshots – Episode 7: Good Cooks

This is not a fictional exchange that I made up in my head…it actually just happened. I’ll be laughing about this one for a long time! Daughter: Mmmm…Mom, you are the best. You are the best cook anywhere. Me: Well, I can’t hear that enough. Husband: What about me? Am I a good cook? Husband: [...]

Our Favorite Snickerdoodles

Our Favorite Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are my all-time favorite cookies. My husband’s chocolate chip cookies are a very close second, but when he makes snickerdoodles, I fall in love with him all over again. We had a hankering for some cookies a while back, so I skimmed Pinterest for some snickerdoodle recipes. I found this one and made a [...]

Our Favorite Veggie Dip

Our Favorite Veggie Dip

A while back I was discussing with a fellow mama ways to sneak vegetables into my son’s diet. This mama happens to be a vegetarian, and she told me about a dip she makes with her son on a regular basis, so I had to give it a try. The fun part is that you [...]