Mexican Jambalaya

The morning before our vacation, we were busy packing and getting our house ready to be empty for over a week. The refrigerator had to be emptied of all perishable items that would not last until we got home. My veggie bins were still full from our last trip to the farmers market and it seemed like such a […]

Pineapple Pork Chops

When my husband is out of town for a few days, my kids are fine with eating pancakes, mac and cheese or pizza bread for dinner. None of those things satisfy my definition of dinner so if he is gone for more than one night I need to make a real meal. Coming up with […]

Super Easy Crockpot Pulled Pork for Picky Eaters

I am sorry I have been away from my blog for the last two weeks. Sadly, I have been so busy with my kids’ activities that there has been very little “dining” at our house. The first week my husband was traveling all week, so dinner (and driving the kids) was up to me. This […]

Pork Tacos with Jicama and Black Bean Salsa

Yesterday was another gorgeous day in Chicago. My husband, Mark, and I have flexible work schedules so we try to make time to get away for a bike ride when the weather allows. The kids were off of school for Election Day and our son had a birthday party to go to. We took our […]