Swedish Meatballs

I’m not going to lie. One of my favorite reasons to go to IKEA (which is thankfully far away) is to overindulge in those delicious little meatballs covered in white/brown sauce. I.can’t.help.myself. Since moving to the very edge of the south shore those trips to eat those babies have dramatically reduced (as has my houseplant … Continue reading Swedish Meatballs

Parsley Pesto

Last night I was trying to come up with a homemade birthday present that reminded me of the intended as well as one that was preschooler friendly. I had a bunch of fresh parsley and thought-well that is perfect-so an idea was born. Knowing that the first day of spring was in sight I wanted … Continue reading Parsley Pesto


Around St. Patrick’s Day I always get a hankering for a Reuben sandwich. I think it’s because everyone is talking about corned beef. Yum. While this year taught me that I will never ever make boiled corned beef and cabbage again to mark my almost non-existent Irish heritage, said disaster left me with lots of … Continue reading Reuben

Chicken Makhani

I know St. Patrick’s Day is today and it’s probably blogosphere taboo to post something not Irish, but if you saw last night’s corned beef and cabbage, you would forgive me for skipping the Irish meal post (it was a complete fail.) Plus, who doesn’t love Indian food? Between that and Japanese I could happily … Continue reading Chicken Makhani