Well it’s the Fall season again and so it’s time to roast pumpkin seeds! They’re full of iron and delicious and of course fun because you get to carve a pumpkin! This video is from my daughter’s new channel @GrowWithSamantha on YouTube:
Welcome to grow with Samantha – My daughter’s new YouTube Channel!
Cooking Bacon in the Oven – I started baking my bacon about 5 years ago! Why, you may be wondering? Well, frying bacon takes time, causes a considerable amount of splatter, and that splatter hurts! It was like life was revolutionized when I started cooking bacon in the oven. When I’m making breakfast or a Sunday brunch I simply pop it in the oven and go about whatever other chores or recipes I’m working on. No more standing and frying pay after pan of bacon!
As a mom with four kids, having healthy, kid-friendly recipes that are always available is a must. So that you aren’t caught up in the trap of kids complaining that there’s “nothing to eat,” it’s important to keep a few staples on hand that are kid friendly, healthy and FAST. Let’s face it, life happens, we get busy and something will always creep up…. an unexpected sickness, a party at school or a last minute project. [Read more…]
Holiday Home Preparedness
These are the times when neighbors, friends and relatives stop in to spread a little holiday cheer. The holiday season brings us together, and people of all faiths can unite over food which is a universal gesture of nourishment and love.
Safeway Executive Chef Jeff Anderson has some fabulous tips for families to make this, sometimes, hectic time of year just a little easier. The tips not only help you to stay organized, but also help to save money as fewer trips to the store means less spending. [Read more…]
How to Make Homemade Ice Cream without an Ice Cream Maker – The Curious Creamery has revolutionized frozen treats in our home and become a new best friend! I never realized how EASY it could be to make ice cream with my daughter… I always thought you needed an ice cream maker and loads of ice and rock salt. Not so any more…. with the Curious Creamery you can make cakes, ice cream with fresh picked fruit, ice cream bars – pretty much anything you can dream up! [Read more…]
With Spring in the air it’s time to put away the winter crock pots and break out the Ritz crackers! That’s right – you won’t want to heat up your kitchen when you get hungry since the temperatures are warming up, so Ritz crackers are your new best friend! I have 3 simple, quick and easy recipe ideas for you and your family that you are going to love! I promise! [Read more…]
There’s a new snack in the cracker aisle at my local Safeway and it is absolutely delicious! Say hello to GOOD THiNS! These are the perfect snack by themselves or with your favorite treat (like salami and cheese – Yum!) [Read more…]