{pulling back the curtain} What Amy Really Eats

When I write about me and food I want to put my best foot forward. Or the foot that everyone, a grand and undefined internet everyone, thinks is my best. I presume that people who read my blog are interested in the scratch habits I have, and so I generally stick to writing about them….

{pulling back the curtain} What Liz Really Eats

“She’s standing by the stove – stirring Her cat is in the kitchen – purring It smells so good in here I just wanna close the door and hook the latch Cause she’s makin’ everything – And I mean everything- From Scratch. She takes a little, makes a lot Careful sis, its kinda hot Is…

{pulling back the curtain} What Becky Really Eats

If I am being honest I will tell you that dinner is my least favorite meal to make {and eat}.  And by least favorite, what I am nicely trying to say is “I hate making dinner“.  There, I have said it. What I would rather make {and eat} is muffins or pie or cookies or…

{pulling back the curtain} What Jillian Really Eats

I can honestly say that our household diet wouldn’t be as healthy if my child didn’t have food allergies. I like to cook and I enjoy making things at home because I enjoy the creative process and the outcome (the flavor!) is usually much better than foods that are not made from scratch. However I…

{pulling back the curtain} What Alexis Really Eats

I cook primarily because I like to eat, but I also cook to keep myself entertained and feeling competent.  Long before I had a family to cook for I cooked dinner regularly so that I would have a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day.  Now that my house is a tornado of two…

{pulling back the curtain} What Erika Really Eats

Recently I was asked by someone how she, with multiple kids and several part time jobs, could fit more from scratch cooking into her life. She said she’d love to do it, but just wasn’t sure how she could fit it all in. Since I’d been meaning to write on this for some time now,…

{pulling back the curtain} What Deanna Really Eats

Editor’s Note: I am very excited that we have our very first contribution, by Deanna, in our ‘pulling back the curtain’ series, showing you, our readers, what & how we “typically” eat for our weekly 21 meals +snacks. I wanted to do this series because I often feel like readers of food blogs, not just…

{FREE DOWNLOAD} Let’s Plan It!

The summer growing season is in full-swing now, and that means veggies might start piling up in your fridge! It makes you moan and groan and feel all guilty but you know it’s true. If you get a CSA share or are an avid gardener, pretty soon you are going to scowl when you realize…

{Leftover Magic} Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

The very first time I made my own chicken stock and soup, I was pregnant with my first daughter. I simmered my beautiful, delicious soup all day, and therefore got to smell it’s amazing aromas all day. Sadly, by the time evening rolled around, my morning sickness got the best of me, and I couldn’t…

{Desperately Seeking} Meal Plan Follow-Up

Editor’s Note: This is Leslie’s follow-up to her initial request for meal planning tips and tricks in our series, {Desperately Seeking} Reader’s Advice. -Christina I am in the middle of my third week of official meal-planning, and LOVING it! No more are the days of wondering all afternoon what the heck I’m going to make…

{DESPERATELY SEEKING} Reader Advice…Meal Planning

Editor’s Note: This post is the first in series that asks you, our readers, for your tips and tricks on a specific food-related matter. We will cover a wide range of topics; this week, meal planning. Leslie (and I) need help! -Christina —ha!!— I have gotten spoiled. I rarely have to think very far ahead…