Bourbon Maple Sweet Potato Recipe

A few weeks ago, hubby and I made good use of a Groupon to one of our favorite Houston restaurants- Sanbuca. It’s fun because they have really good live music (usually jazz) and delicious food, so it’s like dinner and a movie (only music) in one. And when they have a Groupon, well, it can’t […]

Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps

My husband and I love Asian food of all types- Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese- we really enjoy all of it. I was trying to think of something special to cook for Ben when he returned home from Africa this week, and I landed on Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps. Unfortunately, Ben was pretty ill when his […]

Using the Best Appliance in your Kitchen: Small Changes

Hi there! I’m just getting back from a trip to Atlanta and South Carolina with my older daughter Allie- I’m so tired I can hardly keep my eyes open but it was an incredible trip! We got to spend time with some very good friends of ours and also attend the gorgeous wedding of my sweet […]

Food on the Cheap: Using Whole Chicken Part 2

Hi friends! I hope you’re having a good week. The good news is- it’s Friday! Right before I left for Ecuador, I started a series about using a whole chicken– that costs around $5- to make 3 meals. With 4 kiddos around the house, 2 of which eat like adults, I’m always looking for ways […]