Food for Me-Time

When I’m cooking for myself, I like to make things that are fast, don’t require a trip to the market, and delicious to their core. These aren’t dishes that I’d ever present to another person because they’re often ugly to look at and nutritionally imbalanced. But they sure do make me happy! I’ll present one to you just in case you want to indulge in some guilty goodness the next time you’re alone. My most recent slapped together but delicious … Continue reading

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

I guarantee that this chicken is more delicious than you’re imagining. It’s so good! I always have good memories from this chicken because the first time I made it was for my sisters when my parents were on vacation. This was the same vacation when my parents received a frantic phone call after Brooke spent all of our food money on bathing suits. I’m glad we were able to scrounge up enough to buy the ingredients for this dinner because … Continue reading

Homemade Chicken Stock and Soup

After I started cooking whole chickens, I wondered whether there was something to do with all of the bones that were left behind. It turns out there is, and doing it will result in some very satisfying chicken soup! Whenever I cook a whole chicken, I save the carcass in the freezer to make stock (David is so¬†happy it’s finally out of there). Just a few hours and extra ingredients later, I get to slurp down a very flavorful bowl … Continue reading