Taco Night!

Taco Night! 2560 1707 Beth Behrendt

Everybody does Taco Night at their house, right? No big deal. Super popular with the kids.

read more

A few days in the life..

A few days in the life.. 2560 1774 Beth Behrendt

… of us.

I am really trying to be better about making real dinners for the boys.It’s super important to me that we have regular time together that does NOT involve homework, technology, driving around in the car, or sitting in bleachers.

read more
IMG_4225

Real Christmas — Redux

Real Christmas — Redux 2281 2986 Beth Behrendt

Understandably, holiday traditions may take a bit of a hit when a family goes through divorce. It was very important to Bill and me — this being our first holiday in our “new normal…

read more

Real Life. For 5.

Real Life. For 5. 2560 1707 Beth Behrendt

I hate to bring up the Gwyneth thing again (really, I do), but — bear with me, this is going to loop back to food eventually — remember her big news? Anyone with a passing interest in pop-culture (or anyone who fairly regularly just ends up stuck in grocery store lines staring at magazine covers) probably recalls all the cover time Gwyneth got in March 2014 with her announcement that she and her rockstar husband, Chris Martin of Coldplay fame, were going through a “conscious uncoupling”.

read more

The last two.

The last two. 2560 1707 Beth Behrendt

“Two what?,” you ask?The last two dinners from my list of 6 easy, boy-pleasing “real” dinners, silly! You know, the things I cook over and over again.

read more

Cookout? Apps and a side.

Cookout? Apps and a side. 1707 2560 Beth Behrendt

We have only recently come through the longest winterin the history of human occupation of the Midwest. (I am not kidding. My birthday is mid-May and I wore a leather coat and boots to go out to celebrate —  and I was still cold.

read more

Two more dinners.

Two more dinners. 2560 1707 Beth Behrendt

Here are details on a couple more of the fairly easy dinners in heavy rotation in my kitchen— originally mentioned in the long and rambly Two dinners post. I am certain this update will be more to the point.

read more

Two dinners

Two dinners 2560 1920 Beth Behrendt

This may be a little secret I should not share (or maybe every homecook does this?): as much as I love to cook and try new recipes, it dawned on me the other day that I have about 6 family meals that I cook over and over.

read more

Two dinners.

Two dinners. 2560 1920 Beth Behrendt

Soup!

Soup! 1707 2560 Beth Behrendt

It’s March in beautiful Northeastern Indiana!Some years by this point, we are outside cooking on the grill.

read more

Join My Newsletter!

Connect With Me

Copyright & Legal

Follow me