We eat a lot of pasta during this time of the year and my crew loves to pair it with this tasty garlic bread that can be made in under 5 minutes!
When it came time for Melanie to start eating, the thought of having to remember to buy all those little jars of baby food, lug them home, and then figure out how to get rid of a shit ton of empty jars… was NOT going to happen. Like, it seemed easier to make the damn food myself than deal with that hassle week after week. And y’all, I can absolutely confirm that is it MUCH easier to make baby food than you think. Here’s the Lazy Bitch’s Guide to Making Baby Food:
The wedding registry. For some, it’s a fantastically fun experience and for others, it’s a difficult chore. Traditionally, wedding registries are comprised of a mountain of fancy kitchen gadgets and formal dining pieces. And that’s awesome – if you’re into that kind of thing. But what about the rest of us? The one’s who enjoy cooking but are just learning or who don’t try out every trend. What about those of us who like having friends over for yummy food but aren’t formal? Well, you CAN have that kind of registry. It’s yours so why not pick out exactly what you just know you’ll use and enjoy? From simple flatware to investing in quality cookware – you should get what you will need for your new kitchen. Don’t believe me? Here’s why I think even beginner cooks will love having the Braun MQ777 MultiQuick 7 hand blender on their Bloomgingdales.com wedding registry!
Last week, I shared with you my plan to help you host a high style, low budget Thanksgiving and this week, I’m giving you ALL my recipes (plus free printables!), tips, and a master grocery list. Over the last two decades of hosting this holiday, I have learned exactly how to have a fantastic and stylish celebration on an incredibly low budget- and a huge part of that was the in the recipes that I have adapted and perfected. I believe in hosting a simple Thanksgiving filled with traditional foods and lots of it. In my experience, people prefer the tried-and-true dishes over whatever is currently trendy on the foodie blogs. So here are my recipes, tips, and tricks (along with free printables) to help you with your Thanksgiving Day menu.
I preface this with the following: I love cooking, especially for crowds. The more complex and fussy the menu, the better. And – while I still maintain people either like to cook *OR* bake, rarely both – I am one…