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Easy Lemon Orzo Faux Risotto

by heidi October 28, 2014
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Say it ain’t faux! Yes it is! Faux ri-soh-tto to be exact. I’m a big believer in real stuff. Real butter. Check. Real friends. They’re the only kind. Real flowers instead of fake? Always. So why go faux with risotto? 1.  In my humble cooking opinion, using orzo makes this recipe […]

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Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

by heidi September 29, 2014
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Until my 20′s, bell peppers and I were far, far, far from fast friends. I viewed the crunchy, green orbital vegetables with a look of disdain whenever they appeared on pizzas or veggie platter plates and as a kid, wrinkled my nose and plotted how to ditch every single bite […]

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Slow Cooker Hatch Green Chile Verde

by heidi September 11, 2014
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Here is the thing about eating seasonal: You eat it while it’s fresh and you eat it ’til it’s gone. I’ve pretty much been living this mantra all week long thanks to a batch of Hatch chiles I was gifted that resulted in an unofficial Hatch chile week in my […]

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One-Pan Chicken with Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Sauce

by heidi August 28, 2014
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You might have a secret desire to be Suzy homemaker. Or to be known as the Martha Stewart of your neighborhood. Or strive to be just like whoever that overachiever is on Pinterest who makes, creates and cooks every. single. thing. from scratch. I’m here to tell you that it’s […]

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Buffalo Chicken Fettuccine

by heidi March 10, 2014
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Lazy, dazy comfort food days. That’s what weekends are made of. And that’s when my man takes charge in the kitchen. I’ve told you before about how my guy (I call him G-Dawg, because we’re gangstas like that) makes appearances here on the blog as a pretty good hand model, […]

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