Spices

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,

Red Meats

Flatbread Taco Pizza

  You know we’re all about home cooking around here. But that doesn’t mean we don’t appreciate that way store-bought ingredients can help us get a meal on the table.

Dinner

Winter Spice Mix Chicken

When you have a food blog and a couple of cookbooks under your belt, people can start to expect funny things from you. Fancy things. Elaborate things. I get it.

Red Meats

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Before I had a kid, I kept ice and a bottle of vodka in my refrigerator. That’s it. Then, when I had a baby, my freezer was filled with dozens

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

Fall

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

Snacks & Desserts

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

Winter

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

Lunch

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

Snacks & Desserts

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