Free Meal Plan: Open Faced Bacon & Egg Salad Sandwiches

Summer is (almost) here! We’re getting close to the summer solstice, which means long sunny evenings, and a struggle to get kids to bed when it doesn’t seem like bedtime. It also means plenty of opportunity to dine al fresco, in the back yard, and be silly as we wind up the school year and summer vacation is in sight. I still enjoy spending time in the sunny kitchen, so this week I’ll be using some of the first greens of the season. […]

Muffin Pancakes and 5 Other Unusual Pancake Recipes

Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Tuesday is right around the corner and with it comes pancakes for breakfast. We make pancakes every year, some with chocolate chips, others with fruit, but always pretty standard pancakes. Looking for something different I stumbled upon Bakerella’s Pancake Muffins on Pinterest (of course). These bite sized treats taste just like pancakes but without all that griddle flipping. I actually made two batters of this thinking we’d have enough for the next day’s breakfast but due to their popularity they didn’t last long. I found, just like making regular pancakes, letting the batter sit for a bit lead to fluffier muffins. […]