• Teriyaki Cashew Chicken

    September 2, 2014Danita

    I’m a HUGE fan of homemade anything, but I also realize it’s not always possible to make everything from “scratch”.  That’s why I’ve decided to start a category here called, “semi-homemade”.   These recipes use some fresh ingredients and some “convenience” ingredients.  My hope is to equip and encourage busy moms to make dinner at…

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  • Date Night at P. F. Chang’s

    July 19, 2014Danita

    Before our kids were old enough to stay by themselves, my husband and I didn’t go on too many “date nights”.  We’d weigh the cost of buying a couple of kid meals against the cost of a babysitter and then end taking them with us.  Now that they’re older my husband and I go out…

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  • Lettuce Wraps

    January 6, 2014Danita

    Happy New Year!  Can I still say that on January 6? It’s the beginning of a new year and along with that comes New Year’s Resolutions.  What is the number one thing people “resolve” to do every new year?  Lose weight or eat more healthy.  It’s a natural response to all the wonderful “holiday” eating…

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  • Sweet and Sour Sauce

    October 9, 2013Danita

    Yesterday’s recipe was Homemade Egg Rolls.  What goes better with egg rolls than Sweet and Sour Sauce?   One thing I have discovered about having a food blog….it forces me to measure ingredients AND write them down.  You see, I’m not usually good about that.  I like to “eyeball” measurements, and while that works fine…

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  • Homemade Egg Rolls

    October 8, 2013Danita

      Growing up we didn’t eat a lot of “international” type foods.  We did frequent the local Mexican restaurant, but it was a real treat if we went to have Chinese food.  I always enjoyed the egg rolls, but since this was before the days of “fast food” Chinese, I didn’t get them very often.…

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