• Perfect Rice: Instapot Style

    Confession: it has taken me a Loonnnnggg while to figure out the perfect rice. Rice on the stove never came out the right constancy. So then I got an appliance made specifically for cooking rice and that missed the mark again…while I could get a decent final product, I always had to waste a thick layer on the bottom of the pot to achieve that end. Then I got an Instapot! I had heard so many things about perfect rice from the Instapot and in an effort to minimize unnecessary clutter in my kitchen, almost immediately got rid of my rice cooker. And then the Instapot proved an issue for…

  • Ground Turkey, Green Beans & Mushrooms

    This recipe has me dreaming about all the fresh green beans to come this season from the garden. Before their arrival I took a run at perfecting it for our tastes with the store bought variety…which are also good but simply can’t hold a candle to what is grown at home. This last go-round the dish hit all the high notes and I feel the need to tinker no more! Gluten free. Dairy free. Packed with nutrients. Super quick and simple. Fresh. Fresh. Fresh. If you haven’t already – follow me on Facebook and Instagram for other little 3 under 3 in 15 months tidbits you won’t find anywhere else!

  • Grandma Howitt’s Potato Salad

    AKA: the only kind worth eating! I don’t tend to gravitate toward just any potato salad. Homemade or store bought: I’ll have a bite or two here and there, but I can definitely skip it all together. Unless it’s Grandma Howitt’s potato salad – then all bets are off and move outta my way! I will have seconds…possibly thirds…and I’m not sorry about it! I know many others who feel this way. In fact, at a wedding where we knew a large batch of this potato salad had been contributed for the meal, we insisted the gals on dinner duty bring it out for us (before the other variety had…