Archives for April 2010

ZipList for the iPhone

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Aidelis, Sarah, and Lisa! Several months ago I asked on Twitter about a good grocery app. A few people gave me suggestions, but many of the apps cost a few dollars and I really wanted to find something for free. The I heard about ZipList. As soon as I saw this incredible FREE meal planning, recipe, and shopping tool a few weeks ago I loved … [Read more...]

Basic Cream Sauce

Many of you have asked how I make my cream sauce and after reading all the entries for the pasta maker giveaway it is clear you all love your cream sauce. The truth is I never use a recipe for my cream based sauces, I always make it "to taste." So instead of giving you a clear cut recipe, I am going to share with you some basic ingredients I use to create my cream sauces. Or as my friend … [Read more...]

Menu Plan

I am so excited, I have been experimenting with two new grains this week. I can't wait to share them with you! Breakfast Homeade Granola served with yogurt Whole wheat pancakes served with fruit, orange juice, milk Whole wheat waffles served with fruit, orange juice, milk Bagels served with fruit Oatmeal, Cereal, or Breakfast leftovers … [Read more...]

Homemade Pasta

If I knew how easy it was to make my own pasta I would have been making it for years. Not only is it easy, it is cheaper and healthier! I have posted a very basic recipe and tutorial below. I plan to add more complicated recipes as I experiment more. PrintHomemade Egg PastaAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients3 eggs2 1/2 cups flourInstructionsCrack 3 eggs into a bowl and gently beat the eggs.Add … [Read more...]

Pasta Machine Giveaway and More from Bertolli

Giveaway is now closed. True Random Number Generator Result: 10 The winner is Lori! Congratulations! I LOVE pasta. Seriously, I love it! I could eat it every single night. The first real meal I ever made was fettuccine alfredo. I loved it, my husband loved it, and I made it several times a week... for years. Over time, we got tired of plain old fettuccine alfredo and I learned to make … [Read more...]

Menu Plan

An unexpected business trip for my husband and a crazy school schedule turned last week's menu plan upside down, we didn't make any of the scheduled meals!  There were a few nights of leftovers, make whatever you want, and even a cereal night! This week things should be back to normal, well as normal as things are around here. My menu looks almost the same as last week's menu, with the addition … [Read more...]