Cooking for Kids – Week 1

October 24, 2012By LisaFood No Comments

I often volunteer at my kids’ elementary school.  I love working with the kids —yes, Mom, I know, you always said I should be a teacher.  Thanks for the “I told you so” — and my kids get so excited to see Mommy at their school.   This fall, I am instructing a Cooking for … Read More

Spinach Lasagna with Mushroom Ragu

October 24, 2012By LisaFood No Comments

This lasagna is so delicious, even if it is a bit labor intensive.  You can prepare some steps ahead; you can even assemble the lasagna ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze it for when you want to eat it.  This was adapted from a Food Network magazine recipe. Some notes you may find helpful, … Read More

Joey’s Halloween Food Drive

October 22, 2012By LisaFood No Comments

Earlier this month, my 9 year old said he wants to help people who are hungry by holding a food drive on Halloween.  He said it’s not fair that some people don’t have enough food to eat.  I agree.  So we printed up fliers and put them in our neighbors’ mailboxes and when he goes … Read More

The #JackWhiteDebacle

October 1, 2012By LisaMusic 10 Comments

“F*** YOU Jack White you have lost me as a fan forever” Perhaps not my finest moment, but at 10:31 p.m. Saturday night, it was exactly how I felt. There’s a lot being said about Saturday night’s Radio City Music Hall performance. Twitter was exploding with posts, many like mine, Saturday night into Sunday morning, … Read More

BBQ Pulled Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

July 31, 2012By LisaFood No Comments

There really isn’t much to this recipe because I use my favorite BBQ sauce from a jar but since a couple of people have asked me how I make it, I wanted to put up a quick post.  Also, check out Coach’s recipe for BBQ Pulled Pork in a Slow Cooker here.   Easy BBQ … Read More

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

July 31, 2012By LisaFood No Comments

Another zucchini recipe!  By the way, I froze some of the zucchini muffins and now I take them out one at a time to enjoy for breakfast, or lunch.  You can do the same with this bread.  Sorry there are no pictures this time but I promise you, it’s very easy! Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread … Read More

Zucchini Muffins

July 24, 2012By LisaFood No Comments

Zucchini Muffins A very basic muffin recipe.  You can also add walnuts or pecans, or dried fruit to the mixture (add these in last). 1 1/3 cups sugar 2 eggs, beaten 2 tsp vanilla 3 cups (1 large or 2 small) grated zucchini 2/3 cup melted and cooled unsalted butter 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 … Read More

Summer Squash Bread with Lemon Icing

July 24, 2012By LisaFood No Comments

Right now, the summer squash and zucchinis are plentiful.  I used them to make the following recipes over the weekend – Summer Squash Bread with Lemon Icing, Zucchini Muffins, and Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread. Summer Squash Bread with a Lemon Icing 1 cup unsalted butter, plus 1 tablespoon 2 1/4 cups sugar 1 lemon – … Read More

White Chocolate and Raspberry Cookies

July 24, 2012By LisaFood No Comments

Credit for this recipe to Better Homes and Gardens – the kids gave me a cookie cookbook a few years ago and this recipe has become a favorite since then.   White Chocolate and Raspberry Cookies 11 oz white baking bar 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp … Read More