Tag Archive: dinner

Aug 06

How a Picky Eater Gets Her Own Kids to Eat

What happens when a picky or as I like to say, discerning eater, grows up and becomes a mommy? Is it inevitable that her kids will become choosy eaters? How do you not raise picky eaters when you, yourself, are one? As a family, we have tried many different strategies to get our kids to …

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Aug 05

Easy, Fresh Zucchini Spaghetti!

Ready to try an easy, fresh zucchini spaghetti that is tasty and ready in 30 minutes?  I’m not talking about sauteing some zucchini and adding into a spaghetti primavera.  (Which is yummy, too!) I’m talking about making spaghetti using fresh zucchini as the noodles! And, the very best part, the kids loved it! Loved it, …

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Mar 24

Camera + Family Dog = Fun Times

Fun with the family dog. What happens when you take a family and add one camera and a loving family dog? Hilarity will ensue. At least, our kind of hilarity. Like I have said in some previous posts, I try to make every day not so everyday for our kids. Tonight while we were waiting …

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Feb 14

Kid-Approved Hidden Cabbage Soup

I recently found myself with a whole lotta cabbage on my hands.  Usually I throw it in the corned beef pot while it is in it’s final stages of cooking, shred it and stuff some egg rolls with it, or I make Kaposzta Teszta (Hungarian fried cabbage and egg noodles). This time, we had just …

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Dec 31

Countdown to New Years

Since we travel a lot, the kids and I are excited about celebrating New Years together at home. They are so excited that the two little guys willingly took naps today! That gave me time to prepare a little countdown to New Years party night for us. I have lots of my own inspiration and …

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Nov 04

Mutts Canine Cantina

Dallas, TX- Yes, you read that correctly, Mutts Canine Cantina. It’s a one acre dog park and a restaurant, complete with beer garden.  What a great concept! If you have a membership, you can drop your doggie off to an attendant for some off the leash fun while you dine! Or you can sit and eat …

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Oct 28

Stratos Greek Taverna

Dallas, TX- Stratos Greek Taverna touts itself as providing “Global Greek Cuisine”.  The Gyro was ordinary in flavor, had too many giant discs of fresh onion, and the only highlight was the tzatziki sauce. The offerings are a little pricey compared to other Greek restaurants across the country. The Greek Sampler comes with 2 stuffed …

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Sep 26

Philly Cheesesteak Meatballs

Yesterday, I was chatting with my cousin, Stretch, about food, as always.  She mentioned to me that this was Mini Muffin Tin week on Rachael Ray’s show. I’m all about making whatever I can in a bite size format. So I went to Rachael’s website, saw the picture of the “mini cheesesteaks”, immediately pinned it …

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