BREAKFAST FOR DINNER is one of our go-to techniques for dinner in a hurry. Now that we’ve got a third Foodlet on-hand, make that in-arms, cooking can be a little more complicated. As in, how can I make dinner and look after the toddler, preschooler and newborn baby without anyone accidentally getting grilled in the process? (Or crying or whining or fighting or…) [Read more...]
I love them, deeply I do, but these ladies’ recipes are just too rich. And I mean this in both senses of the word. There’s Paula Deen, whose battle with diabetes has become very public and at least a little controversial when paired with an estimated net worth of $14 million. And also my beloved Ina Garten, another wealthy woman of the kitchen with seven cookbooks, a line of signature products and numerous TV shows boosting her bottom line. But despite their successes, adding buckets of butter to every recipe isn’t exactly a straight shot to healthy living for anyone, celebs included. [Read more...]
IT’S FATHER’S DAY and though he doesn’t have much of a sweet tooth, I can think of one treat that will definitely please Paul…onion dip. In fact, he loves it so much that every time someone comes to visit from the US, this is his big request. Lipton’s Onion Soup Mix,please. They don’t even sell sour cream in Italy so on the off chance that he does have a packet or two squirreled away in our pantry, Paul uses Greek yogurt. It’s not a bad substitute but obv, not the real deal. That’s where the FAO commissary and Ina Garten come in. [Read more...]
While I enjoy my mini-maternity leave, I’m thrilled to present a guest post from fellow mom and former colleague, Marie Facini.
The genius in this drink is threefold: it’s exceedingly simple to prepare, it’s a great way to pack the all-important calcium punch, and it puts spring’s bounty of strawberries to good use. [Read more...]
WE’RE NOT COOKING a lot this week, but we’ll be back in the kitchen soon! Until then, it’s serious snuggle time. For more photos of baby George and his sisters, check out our family blog about life with the little guys in Italy: The Rome Report.
WITH THE ARRIVAL OF OUR NEWEST FOODLET this week, we haven’t been cooking much. But that doesn’t mean that things aren’t delicious, and fun! Enter the tastiest way to celebrate sweet baby George, summer and all the fun to come…homemade frozen yogurt pops!