Spices

Nuts & Seeds

The School Year Survival Cookbook: School-Safe Chocolate Snack Balls

When you hear a choir of voices saying it’s waaaaay too early to talk about back-to-school, I am usually the loudest. Like, please people, give us a chance to enjoy

Spices

Slow Cooker Gingerbread Oats

My morning madness has been ratcheted up to epic levels now that the holiday are around the corner. In news that will be shocking to every parent alive, one recent

Chocolate

Chinese 5-Spice Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

I’ve been doing a lot of baking in my cast iron skillet. I just find it easier. Sure, there’s nothing like spending an afternoon dropping tablespoons of cookie dough onto

Fall

Cornbread Topped Chili

A quick spin through the SPC archives confirms that we are big chili fans. We’ve got white, chickpea, lentil, slow cooker¬†pork, slow cooker beef, chicken, a chili mac…. oh, yes,

Dinner

Vegetarian Skillet Lasagna Pasta

Just when you think you’re on top of things – as a parent, or as anything, really – the universe will almost certainly chuckle to itself and remind you, “Not

Spices

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

If you’d asked me three months ago if we ate a lot of vegetarian meals as a family, I would have said, “Oh, yes, tons of meals! Most of our

Winter

Banana Oat Cardamom Muffins

Do you follow us on Instagram? If so, you know we sometimes debut recipes there before we get them to the site. Ceri and I are constantly recipe testing/fine-tuning and

Fall

Chinese 5-Spice Chicken Tray Bake

I can’t speak for Ceri but when we first started this blog my family was way more enthusiastic about my recipe testing. There would be all kinds of lovely fan

Herbs

Spiced Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

If you give me a house plant I will kill it. This isn’t a threat. It’s a promise. For some reason, I can’t keep a single plant alive. Even the

Dinner

Ginger Salmon Burgers

Where’s the border, for you, between worth the effort and way too much work? Obviously this is a highly subjective question and there isn’t a right or wrong answer. I