Giant peach dumplings

Today’s #OneGoodThing was enjoying these giant fresh peach dumplings in cognac sauce with Mama! I used a recipe from the first Smitten Kitchen cookbook, except I swapped out Bourbon for Madagascar Vanilla Cognac (because that’s what we had). Delicious! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is Everything. Day 279 of…

Scrumptious lamb burgers

For tonight’s dinner, I grilled these amazing lamb burgers stuffed with feta cheese and kalamata olives. Mama’s new helper made them for us and all I had to do was grill and assemble! I toasted the pretzel buns and added tzatziki sauce, butter lettuce, and cucumbers on the side. We could not stop exclaiming about…

Tacos because… Tuesday

Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was homestyle Taco Tuesday! As if we really needed an excuse to enjoy tacos! I stuffed our crunchy tacos with sautéed beef and onion, butter lettuce, tomatoes from our garden, Jack cheese, and sour cream. Yum! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is Everything. Day 232…

A pizza reward

After helping Mama with a calendaring project that required intricate cutting and gluing, our big reward was ordering pizza delivery for dinner! Our food was delayed a very long time, but it was still nice to have dinner sorted. And it was delicious! Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was a great pizza reward! What was your #OneGoodThing…

Beautiful bruschetta

After enjoying delicious bruschetta at the July 4th party we attended, I had a lingering craving. I thumbed through our Marcella Hazan Italian cookbook to make sure I wasn’t forgetting any important components. These tiny heirloom tomatoes paired magnificently with fresh basil from our garden and crushed garlic. I overtoasted the baguette, but it was…

Deliciously crunchy, cold pickles

At Costco this past week, a stranger emphatically recommended these pickles to me. Her zest was convincing and I bought this container, finally trying it tonight. Wow! These are the most crunchy and delicious pickles I’ve ever had! Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was deliciously crunchy, cold pickles! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments!…