Crockpot Kale and Tortellini Soup

Winter Storm Gail is ready to close in on us here in New York, and I am so grateful to be working from home right now. Commuting in this anticipated snow storm would be horrific; if it were last year, I’d be in bigger trouble considering I was six months pregnant this time last year. Preggo + snowstorm = NO […]

Chipotle Beef Stew

There are a few traditional, classic meals that throw me off when I think about making my own version, for virtually no other reason other than “well my version can’t possibly be good, right?” It is really a very silly and irrational thing to think, but beef stew (along with the tuscan chicken recipe I have) scared me the first […]

Barbacoa (Steak) Quesadillas

Day number 49723.6 of quarantine during this global pandemic, and here we are, staying at home, cooking up a storm, and watching reruns of reruns of The Office. Days are blending into the next, and with each day passing a small glimmer of hope appears. I continue to think about the families who lost all their income, the students who […]

Slow Cooker Chicken and White Bean Chili

Happy April! It’s literally feeling more and more like spring, even if it was relatively cold outside today. The flowers are budding, the birds are chirping, and I cannot wait for the warmer weather to fill my apartment with spring air. March came and went in a snap, and I feel like it had its ups and downs with weather, […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Another night, another chicken dinner. Chicken can get so boring sometimes, and I forget how to get creative, because it’s either stewed chicken in a broth, cutlets, or something that I end up not liking. Standing in my kitchen last night, I glanced up and saw my crockpot staring at me, begging to be used. I’m also grateful to be […]