Whole wheat drop biscuits and spicy sausage gravy


Drop biscuits.

Never before was such an easy baked good produced.

The whole concept is of a drop biscuit is based on ease while producing glorious benefits. When a recipe requires you toss all the ingredients in a food processor and BOOM, it’s ready for the oven – you’ve been handed a gift. A glorious, crumbly, buttery gift. Continue reading

Chicken quesadillas with corn, black beans and feta

quesI need simple lunches. Delicious lunches. Lunches that aren’t cereal right out of the box or Annie’s bunny crackers by the handful. Both are delicious – but probably shouldn’t be a daily fall back.

Quesadillas might be my favorite lunchtime fall back for a few reasons. The main is that you can fill it with whatever you want. It’s the perfect vehicle for gooey cheese. It can be spicy or sweet or savory. It is the hot and less messy sandwich. Na, it might be better than sandwiches. GASP. Continue reading

Jalapeno and corn hush puppies


I have been dreaming of warmer weather. I know that’s pretty common when winter seems to drag on, but this year seem to be especially bad. It’s nearly April and temperatures are still dragging at the freezing mark. I don’t know if we were somehow transported to Maine, but something is up.

When we visited my sister-in-law in Florida in February I half expected to come home to spring. Wouldn’t that have been a nice transition? Instead, we got back just in time for one of the biggest snow storms of the winter. Continue reading

Broiled grapefruit with honey yogurt and crispy oats


There is something very powerful in a clean kitchen table.

I had given up the kitchen table several weeks ago when The Mister needed a place to study for his upcoming fantasy baseball draft. If you’re wondering how to survive a relationship with a man in fantasy sports (and how to give up your kitchen table for about a month: read this.

Well, last night was the big draft date. So, I left the apartment.  Continue reading