Foodie Friday: Cheesy Lasagna with Pork and Beef

Lasagna is one of my favorite dinners, because it's actually relatively easy to make and I almost always have everything on hand. It can be assembled ahead of time and then popped in the oven when you get home from work/school/dancing naked in the woods in heathen ritual... whatever. It's also cheesy and gooey and … Continue reading Foodie Friday: Cheesy Lasagna with Pork and Beef

Foodie Friday: Simple Marinara Sauce

Because trying to write reviews/raves about something every week is time-consuming and difficult (and I'm kind of sick of giving things publicity without getting paid), I've decided to nix the Friday Faves. Maybe I'll do a "monthly faves" kind of thing where I pick two or three things I'm just really into and do that … Continue reading Foodie Friday: Simple Marinara Sauce

Friday Faves & Diary: I will be tasting bacon for a week.

[This is half Friday Fave and half a diary post. I ate the best burger last night, so I need to share. But, it's also a kind of personal life story, so...?] So, as you may know, a good portion of Southern California is on fire. I'm not personally near any of the fires (yet--we … Continue reading Friday Faves & Diary: I will be tasting bacon for a week.

Sunday Sweets: Mug Cake… from a box?

So, I was planning on making mini cupcakes, but while out shopping my mother and I found this interesting thing from Duncan Hines we'd never seen before. I'm sure by this point everyone has heard of mug cakes; take the ingredients, mix them in a mug, nuke it for a minute--Bam! Instant dessert. It was … Continue reading Sunday Sweets: Mug Cake… from a box?

Sunday Sweets: Mini Chocolate Pie

So, while my mom and I were at Target the other day, I saw these little mini graham cracker pie crusts and thought, "Yes. Tiny personal pie. How could that possibly be a bad idea?" This was the best worst idea I've ever had. These are literally just cold prep Jello chocolate pudding poured into … Continue reading Sunday Sweets: Mini Chocolate Pie