Grub…Lately x2

Hi. It’s been a while. Way too long. I apologize. Life happens. But I’m back! I’ve got some great things headed your way, however, I just wanted to give you a little “what I’ve been eating” update. I hope that someday, when I’m older, I’ll look back on these posts and go, “That was a…

Grub…Lately

I am still here. I still live. I’m still eating! What is it about summer that makes me: 1) not want to be on or near the computer 2) eat anything besides fruit, ice cream, and cheese and crackers 3) wish I had a pool Oh, right. Because it’s summer! Happy DAY! Besides the fact that…

Tater Breakfast Bombs

Hoppy Easter! While you’re probably full of honey baked ham, deviled eggs, and jellybeans, it only makes sense that dinner is something just as delicious but maybe a little lighter. While these breakfast bombs are the perfect way to start a day, I’d also eat them for dinner too 🙂 Tater Breakfast Bombs (Inspired by Damn…

Make Your Own Sliders: Tropical Mango and Spicy Hatch Chile Pepper

Jerrod and I were grocery shopping at Hy-Vee the other night and we noticed that they sold beef sliders of all different kinds (mushroom & swiss and bacon & cheddar to name a few). While they looked delicious, we were feeling a bit inventive and wanted to create our own. I was craving something with a…

Apple Cider Glazed Pork Chops

I’m sure that reading Apple Cider immediately made you think of fall? Me too. What about pork chops? Did those make you think of summer? Maybe a county fair? Me too. What better time to think of both the comfort of fall and the sunshine of summer?! Winter, be gone! So that’s Jerrod (my fiancee)….

Man-Pleasing Chicken

Three years ago, I was living on the island of American Samoa in the middle of the Pacific Ocean where grocery stores only sold meat (and you think I’m kidding). One of my neighbors, my friend Alison, loved to cook. She had me over for lunch one day and made me something I had never had before –…