Archive for June 2011


What I’ve Been Up To

I’ve been sitting on this entry for so long because, well, people tend to get a little judgey about this. I understand it because I used to kind of do it, too. But that was before I understood how it worked.

So, I’m ripping off the bandaid. That’s a lot of brownie mix, right? Would you believe I got all that and a gallon of milk for $1.80 this afternoon? You can probably guess what that means: Read More


Sunday Night Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken

Over the last few months I’ve been making a roast chicken every other week for Sunday dinner. Roaster chickens are very affordable (around $5) and even with my family of five I’m able to get enough leftover chicken to use in another meal later in the week.

I started out making Ina Garten’s roast chicken, but I’ve kind of strayed away from that and changed it to what we like. Read More


Tangy Pork Chops on Rice

Tangy Pork Chops on Rice

(This is another dish that just doesn’t take a very good picture, but it does taste amazing!)

While this isn’t a quick meal to whip up — the pork chops need to cook for about 45 minutes — it’s very easy to put together. Read More