From the category archives:

Dinner on the table

Tricks, hacks, books, and experiments to dinner on the table Every Single Night.

15 Clutter-free gift ideas for rookie moms


Clutter-free gifts for all your best girlfriends Chocolate! Since this stuff disappears quickly, we feel comfortable calling it “clutter-free”. We are big fans of Charles Chocolate, who used to call their monthly club the PMS assortment, while Vosges (inventors of the bacon chocolate bar) call theirs the Lunar chocolate (truffle) of the month club. Harry […]

Makin’ it: Easiest salmon ever


I am constantly on the lookout for shortcuts in the kitchen. Delicious in two minutes with three ingredients? Now you’re talking. This easiest salmon in the world “recipe” is about 20 minutes from fridge to table; it is simple, hands-off, and delicious. I served it with pride to my picky (foodie) book club and routinely […]

Stuffing Challenge, part 2


I accepted the great stuffing challenge of 2011 because I love me some stuffing. I spent hours this weekend reading recipe websites and perfecting my stuffing recipe to use on the big day this Thursday. NOT. I do love stuffing, but who has time for hours in the kitchen in preparation for hours in the […]

What are your EASIEST dinners? Go!


Help me, friends. I have a screamy baby. And two other hungry children. Dinnertime is the worst. For all of us. Last week, when I found myself breastfeeding while trying to remove a 450 degree frittata from the oven, I knew I needed help. All my go-to dinners are suddenly too hard with a needy […]