Tag: eat

Couscous Salad

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but it’s really hot outside. Mealtime during the hot months is stressful. You are limited because turning on the stove or oven inevitably forces your air conditioner to work overtime, and if you’re like me and have a crappy HVAC system to begin with, cooking inevitably leads to an uncomfortably warm experience.  To save my…

Teriyaki Meatballs

There are some days when I don’t feel like making a big meal, but also don’t have the heart to tell my husband to fend for himself.  For days like this, I have a couple of super easy recipes in my arsenal that are made up of ingredients that I always have on hand. This is a recipe that I…

Pistachio Cake

My husband LOVES pistachio pudding, so when I heard that there was a recipe for a cake made with pistachio pudding, I knew I had to make it for him. The cake is incredibly simple, and turns out great every single time. Sarah’s tip – Some store-bought cake mixes contain pudding in the mix – avoid these. Mixing pudding with…

Banana Cupcakes with Honey-Cinnamon Frosting

I served these at my recent housewarming party and they were a huge success. The original recipe (find it here) called  for 1 ½ cups mashed bananas, but I was worried that the muffins would come out too dense, so I substituted half the bananas for buttermilk. Also, if you want to make the recipe go further (like I did), use a…