Food Reflection/Prep/Plan: Summer Week 1

What a week! My garden went in, the pool is blue, and the inspirational juices are flowing heading into summer! I’m most excited for my tomatoes and greens. The chili verde tomatoes are a hybrid from Wentworth Greenhouses and are magical. We use these tomatoes in salsa verde and gazpacho. The Lemon Plum, Grape and…

Weekly Plan/Prep and APAHM Reflection

This month is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) and this week’s plan, prep and reflection is in celebration of APAHM.  May honors the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the US and that’s what I plan to do in this blog, celebrate their delicious food. I LOVE Asian food…

Weekly Plan & Prep – Mother’s Day Inspiration

Last week I featured a recipe from my nana’s kitchen, Herbed Rice Pilaf, and this week as I prep, I’ll turn my attention to one of the classic comforts from my mother’s kitchen, Goulash, aka American Chop Suey. This is definitely a comfort food with it’s beefy, tomatoey, macaroni goodness. I’m sure many of us…

Cinco de Mayo & Nana Inspired Weekly Plan & Prep

Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow and we love mexican food, so my chorizo will definitely make a debut in the form of a Mexican Street Taco tomorrow evening. We’ll be making some margarita too because after a weekend of mulching, why not! Here’s our Newman’s Own Limeade Margarita recipe. Second plan – In the summer,…

Weekly Reflection & Plan

This past week was full of ham inspired dishes and I documented each dish because I amazed myself with the deliciousness of each meal and how far you can stretch ham leftovers. HOLD ONTO THIS POST IF YOU HAVE A HAM LEFTOVERS AFTER A HOLIDAY MEAL!!!! Sunday Easter Instant Pot Pineapple Honey Ham & Creamy…

Weekly Plan – I’ve hit double digits with my Food Blog

Can you believe it, its been 10 weeks of food blogging for me 😋! Boy has time flown ✈️ by and I’m really enjoying sharing my weekly plans with you and what’s inspiring me each week ❤️ This week is inspired by a visit with a friend and reminiscing about a yummy chicken dish she…

Weekly Plan

Well if I can be honest, nothing is planned for this upcoming work week outside of two treats, Queso Fundido and Homemade Kimchi. My brother has a maple beer boil planned for this afternoon with some friends and since we’ll be joining the festivities I’ll need to bring something delicious to eat 😋. Beer boil…

Weekly Plan & Prep – My inspirations for the week 😉

The plan is in and boy am I excited. This week I spent some time watching Tasty and Tastemade for some new inspiration and I found a gem for Sunday supper and it will also set us up well for work week meals! Nyesha Arrington’s Short Rib Dumplings 😋 are the inspiration for the week….

Weekly Plan & Prep

I’m keeping my prep and cooking effortless because spring is in the air and we plan to get out of our winter cocoon and visit some our favorite restaurants in town. We’re lucky to live within walking distance of our great town, Dover, NH; which makes for lovely evening walks to the pubs & restaurants…

Weekly Plan & Prep

I’ve been ready with my plan for days now because I saw a Tasty video for Tacos Al Pastor and was immediately drawn to it and it inspired me to recreate the dish. The recipe calls for 4-5lbs of pork shoulder and I’ll have lots of leftovers, so pork dishes will be on the menu…

Weekly Prep/Planning

Week 5 already, wow ❤️ Thanks to all my followers and supporters this first month, I do hope you’re enjoying my posts. I know I’m enjoying sharing my prep plans and the completed meals throughout the week because I love food and feeling inspired to recreate delicious “eats” and “treats” 👍 People keep asking me…

Weekly Plan – Week 4

The plan is in and it’s stock focused meals for the week since I’m creating Instant Pot Chicken Stock later today. Again, I focus on what I have on hand to avoid waste and draw inspiration from those items. After roasting chicken a few weeks ago, I froze the bones and some of chicken bits….

Food Plan/Prep for the Week

Week 3 for sharing my meal plan and inspiration! After yesterday’s Seacoast Winter Beerfest (which was so fun), I’m feeling comfort food for this Oscar Sunday and the Instant Pot is calling my name. Week of 2/24 Instant Pot Hamburger Helper – While looking for inspiration this morning on Pinterest, I came across Instant Pot…

Week/Food Prep – Week Two

I love when we plan Sunday roasts because it provides such great work week dinners and again takes that mystery of planning a meal after a long day. This Sunday we plan to roast a chicken (stay tuned for that 👍) and the options are endless with chicken: enchiladas, chili, stir fry, pasta, soup (with…