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Turkey Sheperds Pie

What comfort foods did you grow up with? On busy uninspired night, my mom would turn to mashed potatoes and ground beef and that combination still makes me just as happy as it did when I was a little girl with bangs in round blue glasses. But for ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Oct 12, 2016 |  Original Post

Last Minute Pulled Pork and my New Insta-Pot Love

It seemed like the Instapot, or Instant Pot was everywhere overnight. Out of nowhere, about a year ago, my Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram feeds were filled with raving mentions about this new pressure cooker. When it went on sale for $74 on ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Sep 13, 2016 |  Original Post

Stuffed Shells, New Beginnings, and a Tablefull of Happy Kids

I’m a big believer in the energy of new beginnings, but these last few weeks, as back to school neared, I was having serious trouble mustering up enthusiasm for dinner. Blah. Blah. Blah. I just couldn’t muster up the energy to make the ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Aug 29, 2016 |  Original Post

Homemade Italian Dressing Crockpot Chicken: Easy Dump Cooking with Real Ingredients

Summer cooking is lazy cooking, as it should be. Delicious and easy. Slice a few tomatoes and a little basil from the garden, drizzle a little balsamic and olive oil, and top it all off with some oozing burrata. Dinner is served! Between colorful ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Jun 29, 2016 |  Original Post

Soy Butter Glazed Roast Chicken and Caramelized Baby Potatoes to Celebrate Back to School

The first day of school fills me with a bunch of conflicting emotions. I love the kid’s excitement, the return to routine, the smell of new school supplies. But I’m never ready to say goodbye to summer, to close the door on adventure, ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Aug 24, 2015 |  Original Post

True Gazpacho For One

I lived in Barcelona during my junior year in college and that beautiful city by the sea has a special place in my heart. It was the first place that I pretended to be a grown up, staying out all night dancing at discotheques, seeing dawn bloom ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Aug 04, 2015 |  Original Post

a Blueberry Lemon Ice Worthy of Pinkalicious

We are a dairy loving family through and through. Our fridge shelves and lined with yogurts, butters, and cheese. Dairy is my go to comfort food, and the same goes for most of my children. But when Sophie was born, we discovered that she ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Jul 28, 2015 |  Original Post

Salade Nicoise and a French Picnic Brush with Fame

When opportunity knocks, you say yes. No matter what else is going on. Then you juggle things around to make things work. That’s the philosophy I try to embrace, no matter how busy things get. Say yes, worry later. That’s the philosophy ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Jun 25, 2015 |  Original Post

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Barbecue tastes like summer nights, like long slow days next to the grill, checking on the meat, perfuming the neighborhood. I know that’s how the purists do it, but sometimes, that reality just cannot be. During the mad dash that is those ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: May 29, 2015 |  Original Post

Kids in the Kitchen: How to Cut Mangoes and Make Mango Chicken Quesadillas

Our table is always set with a lot of choices, many bowls filled with fresh fruits and vegetables to complement the main course. It’s an easy way to add color and fun to dinner, and ensures that all the kids will eat more fruits and veggies, ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Apr 28, 2015 |  Original Post

French Toast Sticks with Blueberry Sauce Recipe

French Toast Sticks with Blueberry Sauce Recipe

Blog: Mama's Corner of the World
Posted on: Jan 05, 2015 |  Original Post

Frites, Pies and Tarts, and the Pollan Family Table: Three Cookbooks for the Foodies in your Life

New cookbooks are my favorite thing to find under the Christmas tree. I love to curl up with them, while the kids are off playing with their new toys and the wrapping paper is still strewn all over the floor and dream of new meals to come. In case ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Dec 09, 2014 |  Original Post

Gratin de Courgettes, Zucchini Gratin: a Vegetable Dish From the Heart of the French Countryside

The greatest highlight of any trip to my mother’s house is dinner. From her timbered kitchen, she whips up feasts, nightly. Some are grand, like Wild Boar with Whisky Apples or duck breast. Others, like her meringues, are more simple. My picky ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Oct 16, 2014 |  Original Post

Slagel Family Farms: Dinner and Gourmet Dinner

When Jack was a toddler, he ate nothing. His bizarre diet was limited to cream of tomato soup and apple sauce. The only way he would even entertain consuming anything else, including meat of any kind, even dinosaur shaped, was if the protein was ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Oct 09, 2014 |  Original Post

Cooking with Kids: Breakfast Pizza Sandwiches Recipe Idea

Cooking with Kids: Breakfast Pizza Sandwiches Recipe Idea

Blog: Mama's Corner of the World
Posted on: Dec 14, 2013 |  Original Post

Healthy Breakfast: Veggie Packed Egg White Omelet

Veggie Packed Egg White Omelet

Blog: Mama's Corner of the World
Posted on: Aug 12, 2013 |  Original Post

Quick Meatless Monday Meal Idea: Thin Crust Vegetable Pizza

Need a quick, meatless Monday meal idea? How about one that is easy to adapt to everyone's tastes? Pizza is always a hit in our house.

Blog: Mama's Corner of the World
Posted on: Jan 07, 2013 |  Original Post

Cooking with Kids: Chocolate Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

October 1 is national homemade cookie day. What a great reason to make some cookies with the kids this afternoon! Not that we really needed an excuse! Trying to figure out what kind of cookies to make? Check out this yummy chocolate ...

Blog: Mama's Corner of the World
Posted on: Oct 01, 2012 |  Original Post

Cooking with Kids: Triple Chocolate Fudge Oreo Cupcake Recipe

There are times when a traditional, sliced birthday cake will just not do—you need a birthday cake alternative. Sometimes there is a perfect cake for a theme—and sometimes there isn’t. Sometimes there isn’t even a party theme—making ...

Blog: Mama's Corner of the World
Posted on: Sep 24, 2012 |  Original Post

Healthy After School Snack: Fruit Kabobs on Pretzel Stick Skewers

Need a healthy after school snack that doesn’t take much time to prepare, doesn’t break the bank—and appeals to the kids? Try these Quick Fruit Kabobs on Pretzel Stick Skewers with Greek Yogurt Dip. They use fresh, seasonal fruit (lower ...

Blog: Mama's Corner of the World
Posted on: Aug 31, 2012 |  Original Post

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