Pistachio Pesto

The Monday Menu 12/2/2013

This might be the best thing I’ve ever eaten. That’s a pretty heavy, possibly over used statement, I know. A phrase you might expect to be reserved for cake, cake, and more cake. So maybe this is just the best non-cake thing I’ve ever eaten. Still not a bad title. I just need you to… 

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Oobleck

Oobleck - a fun experiment to do with your kids. It acts like both a liquid and a solid!

I don’t have much patience for childish things. I have zero desire to play legos. I don’t think The Very Hungry Caterpillar is great literature. I definitely don’t understand screaming all things all the time while jumping up and down and spinning and lookwhatIcandooooo!!!!! Admittedly, this is something I need to work on. While I… 

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

15 Fiesta Worthy Cinco de Mayo Recipes from The Live-In Kitchen

How much processed food do you eat on a regular basis? While I think I do a pretty good job filling my grocery cart with fresh fruits, vegetables, and other unprocessed ingredients, we’re still far from a totally unprocessed diet. Things like bread, cereal, mustard, and yogurt still make their way into our house via… 

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Food As Medicine

Food As Medicine

I wanted to bring you something a little different today. Not quite a recipe, more like a peek into my pantry. We have been blessed not to get too terribly sick this winter. Its hard to say whether preventative measures have been working or if we’ve just been lucky. While I’ve never thought of myself… 

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Food Safety

Eggs

I am the first to admit I am potentially over obsessed with food safety. I don’t like other people handling raw meat in my kitchen. I get woozy eating a pink hamburger. Don’t you dare run other errands with groceries in the trunk of your car unless there’s a wind chill warning out. That being… 

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What to Do With a Mango

Mango Cubes

Welcome to another day of tackling the mysterious fruits and vegetables you might find in the grocery store. Previously we seeded a pomegranate and cut up a pineapple. Today I’d like to introduce you to the exotic mango! The first time I bought a mango I went in blind. I tried cutting it right in… 

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