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All Blog Posts Tagged 'cooking' (146)

Too much food, glorious food

I recently went on a multi-family vacation with my brother's family and our Mother and Step-dad. The first thing we did after arriving at the house was go food shopping. And we bought an amount of food that was scary to me. The fridge and pantry were overstocked with food, and there was no way that we were going to go hungry.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on July 8, 2016 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Dinner Party for Slackers | Slacker Mom’s Guide to Dinner Parties

I love to host dinner parties, but I really don’t like doing all the work. My husband is this huge foodie. I make a gourmet meal almost every day. To be honest, I like to eat well, and he does do his fair share of the cooking, but after a while, I’m over it! (Especially when he NEVER does the dishes, even when he cooks.) So over my many years of entertaining…

I have come up with a few tips and tricks to pull off an outstanding spread, while making my guests…

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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on June 22, 2016 at 7:51am — No Comments

Cooking at home

This past weekend, I helped my son make pancakes.



I phrased it that way on purpose, as this was the first time I let him take the lead in making pancakes while I supervised. Up to this point, I would only let him do the prep work and stir ingredients together. But this time I let him work with the batter on…

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Added by Lauren Markman on June 21, 2016 at 6:17am — No Comments

Spring has sprung!

I hope you like easy recipes! Because this one is literally the easiest AND tastiest!

Wanna know how to make it?!

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Added by Ericka on March 18, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The ultimate breakfast wars

It is Saturday. My son and I are in the kitchen and I am teaching him how to make scrambled eggs. I watch him as he stands on a stool near the stove, mimicking the moves I showed him earlier with the spatula. "Look, Mommy! I am swooping the eggs and they are coming out fluffy."…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 18, 2016 at 6:26am — No Comments

Lidia-Inspired One Pot Chicken

I opened Lidia Bastianich’s “Mastering the Art of Italian Cooking” (which is the most incredible Italian cookbook I’ve ever owned), and I was ready to prepare one of her chicken dishes. Instead, a few of her recipes inspired me to try something of my own with a few of the ingredients I have in my fridge.  The result…

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Added by Lauren Spagnoletti on February 22, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Favorite Make-Ahead Meals

For once, our freezer is stocked. I still feel like it's not enough, but I have no room for anymore stuff, so I guess it will have to do! I've been making a few extra meals each week for the last few weeks to stock up on meals for when the baby comes. I've learned that anytime I make a casserole, to just make two of them and freeze the other one. It really doesn't take anymore time and saves me from cooking a meal on another day. It's so handy that I will continue to do it from now on to…

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Added by Ashley Sieker on February 8, 2016 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Meal Planning for Dummies

I used to think that meal planning was for type A crazies with WAY too much time on their hands. I mean, who has the time or energy to think more than a day or two ahead about food, let alone a week or a month! But deciding on dinner has always stressed me out. Pulling something out of the freezer in the morning left my family with a very boring revolving door of baked BBQ chicken, baked shake-and-bake chicken, or (here’s where we get exciting…) spaghetti. Or I would tell my husband to pick…

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Added by Celeste on January 21, 2016 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Adding on a vegetable

You come home from work and head straight into the kitchen. Within a few minutes, you are pre-heating, sauteing, chopping and seasoning. It's a Tuesday, you've put in a full day at work, and now you are cooking with purpose: You are trying to get dinner on the table before 7 pm.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on October 13, 2015 at 6:20am — 2 Comments

Mini Pizza Recipe

Mini Pizza Recipe

Breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, dinner, snack... Repeat. There are days when I’m not exciting about having to prepare another meal. Eating is important, I know, but its nice to have a break sometimes... even if its only for one meal. This is mini pizza recipe is one that the kids can completely make themselves! All you have to do is place it in the oven, set the timer, and take it out!…

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Added by Jazelle on August 27, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

20 Awesome Porridge Toppers

One of the quickest healthiest breakfasts you can throw together. A dish of lovely creamy porridge. You can either do it the proper way in a pan and simmer and stir, you can make it in minutes in the microwave or you can go instant with a dish of Ready brek. Whichever way you choose it’s…

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Added by Wendy Mallins on August 24, 2015 at 4:19am — No Comments

Magic Beans

It's hot.



It's like, really, uncomfortably hot outside right now. It's the kind of hot that the pool can't even touch.

It's the kind of hot that makes me think of.... watermelon, limes, ice cold lemonade, shaved ice and pinto beans.…

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Added by Gabby Kempton on August 17, 2015 at 9:07pm — No Comments

One Recipe, Three Meals

One Recipe, Three Meals

My crockpot has become a dear friend over the past 6 years... Pretty much when I started having kids. Its so easy to throw all your ingredients in, cover, and the let magic happen. Whether you work outside the home or from inside the home, there's nothing better than to smell the wonderful aroma of your dinner cooking and to know that all you have to do is grab a plate and fork. Sigh. There are a plethora…

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Added by Jazelle on July 30, 2015 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Packing For Tomorrow

Packing for tomorrow

Last night, the kids and I had the opportunity to pack some lunches for the West Suburban PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) organization. This non-profit agency gives emergency food and shelter to individuals and families in the West Suburban Cook County area. They operate a shelter every Tuesday night and provide lunches for the next day. There are many PADS programs available all over with some even supplying permanent housing and supportive services for their…

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Added by Jazelle on July 21, 2015 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Your kid won't eat healthy food? Here is an idea :-)

Have them cook with you :-)

If you make it fun to participate in making the meals, they will look at the food differently... AND as a bonus, they might LIKE cooking and keep on helping :-) I have an 11 year old and he LOVES to cook.…

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Added by Dorte Damgaard Sejthen on June 24, 2015 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

5 Ways to Enjoy Rainy Days

It’s Spring and the weather has finally started to get warmer. Bikes are dusted off and children’s laughter can be heard up and down the street. Yes, life outside the house is ready to resume... until drip, drop, drip drip, drop drop... here comes the rain. However, instead of feeling…

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Added by Jazelle on June 16, 2015 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

The No Microwave Journey

I have always had a microwave in my home for as long as I remember. I sometimes think it is one of the greatest kitchen inventions ever made. A microwave is an all-around handy product. You can quickly throw an item in the microwave and within minutes have a meal to eat. I never…

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Added by Stacie Anderson on May 8, 2015 at 2:41pm — 1 Comment

Chocolate Blueberry Bites

Chocolate Blueberry Bites

Low in sugar, high in fruit content & toddler approved! If you don't have children this is a great quick recipe to enjoy with a cup of tea or on the go.

With so much fruit in our household it's…
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Added by Monica Dubsky on February 16, 2015 at 1:31am — 1 Comment

'Valentines' Pizza

Valentines day is around the corner and with time on our hands, budgets and finding that perfect gift it gets a little stressful to organise! Some people love to dress up and dine out (easy option) but I find it is always so busy. Don't get me wrong it is a lovely treat at times but we can do that any day! This year we decided to stay in and watch a film with some cocktails & chocolate! So what's the plan for dinner? I thought of making a simple, tasty & healthy Pizza. Heart-…

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Added by Monica Dubsky on February 12, 2015 at 7:28am — 2 Comments

Boiled pigeon's feet for dinner

It's 6:30 pm. I've put in a nine-hour day at the office, I've just gotten home and I'm at the stove. I am sauteing, chopping, and seasoning something delicious, when my son comes downstairs.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on February 11, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

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