Archive | June, 2013

Twist and Stout Ribs

Stout, stout…pour it all out, these are the ribs I am talking about! I was so surprised by how easy and awesome these were. Follow the instructions carefully and you will end up with the tastiest, finger-licking ribs you’ve ever tried. Not too sweet, but yeah…they are messy. A recipe to be enjoyed by ALL […]

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Crazy Coconut Chicken Wraps with Mango Chutney

“Well THAT is a skill!” I exclaim, as once again, my lovely nine year old daughter has separated all of her dinner into little piles of ‘will-eat’ and ‘won’t-eat’. As someone who has never really been that selective of an eater, this habit of hers has the same effect as fingernails on chalkboard for me…turning […]

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Give Peas A Chance…

Usually Pea Soup is a fall and winter staple around here. However, the other day I was crusin’ through Costco and had a sudden hankerin’ for some ham…does that happen to anyone else? We don’t have a whole lotta ham around our dinner table, so the kids were rather exited about the salty treat,  I […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.