McDonald’s In The Kitchen, Fairsted Kitchen that is.

A Surprise From McDonald’s at Fairsted Kitchen

 

When I got the invitation to Fairsted Kitchen, it was a given that I would say yes. Every time I drive by it, I remind myself that we need to have dinner there, then I get home and life happens and I forget, again, at least until the next time I drive by.  And when I saw . . . → Read More: McDonald’s In The Kitchen, Fairsted Kitchen that is.

Weekday Dinners

capability mom.com blog chicken dinner easy weeknight recipes

Plan two days out and make the third day an easy default recipe (some pasta dish that your family loves). Here is my Monday-Tuesday solution. Buy two whole chickens (on sale at Whole foods for 99 cents per pound) and roast them both at the same time. Make one your Monday dinner with roasted veggies. I added potatoes and apples to the pan, any root vegetable would be great or squash. Note, the apples will be mush if you leave them in for the whole time. My go-to recipe is from The Barefoot Contessa . . . → Read More: Weekday Dinners

A perfectly lovely and easy dinner

capability mom takes time out for lunch Tomato, Cucumber and Feta Cheese Salad over Arugula

I know there is no shortage of amazing recipes – there are many sites dedicated to sharing them (Bakespace, Epicurious, All recipes), to say nothing of the hundreds of thousands of food blogs (Smitten Kitchen, Whisk Kid, David Lebowitz) and even my own collection of cookbooks. Sometimes I am not inspired even with these amazing resources. Sigh, I am a slacker dinner mom. . . . → Read More: A perfectly lovely and easy dinner

A job for litl webbook – Swiss Chard with Raisins and Pine Nuts Recipe at Epicurious.com

Swiss Chard with Raisins and Pine Nuts Recipe at Epicurious.com.

I am dragging my laptop to the kitchen counter and upping the zoom level to 150% – this looks like a job for a litl webbook if I ever saw one.  The recipe looks great but leaving out pine nuts and changing golden raisins to cranberries (reason: a dinner guest has nut allergy and I . . . → Read More: A job for litl webbook – Swiss Chard with Raisins and Pine Nuts Recipe at Epicurious.com