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Homemade Hump Day: Farmer’s Market Edition

3 Jul


There is something about summer that just demands fresh food. Maybe it’s because it’s so effing hot — we have officially reached the triple digits here in Austin — that I need to conserve energy…in my digestive tract… Maybe it’s because summer and nature just seem to go hand in hand. Who knows but the desire for something super fresh hit this weekend. So on Sunday, I packed up the kids and copious amounts of water and hit the farmer’s market. Continue reading


Homemade Hump Day: Slow Cooker Pot Roast

16 Jun

Slow cooker pot roast

This past Sunday was Father’s Day so, since The Hubs is pretty good at fathering, I figured I’d make him something special. Special and easy because I was, as I tend to be these days (along with everyone else in the world that has kids), exhausted. I did manage to bring myself to actually go grocery shopping and buy food for the entire week so I’m chalking the entire day up to a success.

I wanted to do something manly with it being Daddy Day and all so I wanted to make some kind of impressive meat dish. What’s an impressive meat dish, you say? Something along the lines of what I imagine a lumberjack would eat. Continue reading

Homemade Hump Day: Yellow Rice

12 Jun

Homemade Hump Day: Yellow RIce

Ever have one of those days where you just cannot bring yourself to set foot in a grocery store? Well, I had one of those days almost everyday this week…but we had to eat and I’m too cheap to eat out all the time so it was time to scrounge the freezer and cabinets to see what I could come up with.

I knew we had some chicken that I had frozen last week that I could throw on the grill. Protein? Check.

Also found some sweet peppers and one plantain on its last leg in the fridge. Vegetables? Check.

I just needed some kind of carb to round it all out…Usually, I have a few bags of yellow rice on had because it’s cheap, easy and I know that both the Hubs and Big A would eat it. No such luck this time. I was just about to settle for mac and cheese (again…) when I realized that I had white rice and I had spices — I could make yellow rice from scratch!

I was pretty sure I had saffron and since my spice cabinet looks like the spice aisle of a grocery store, I figured I probs also had whatever other spices I would need. So I took to Pintrest with a renewed excitement about dinner. Found a recipe I had all the ingredients for and went to the spice cabinet.

No saffron. Continue reading

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