The Boy is currently working REALLY hard preparing to become a Bar Mitzvah this summer. It’s really made him more aware of his “Jewish-ness” and he has started trying to follow a few more of the commandments (there are 613 after all!). He really grasped on to the rules of kashrut (Jewish dietary laws –… Read More Feeding The Kosher Boy – Veggie and Cheese Enchiladas
A friend of mine recently posted a bit of a rant about breakfast. He had a craving for a croissant and went to THREE breakfast places. All of which opened AFTER 9:00 a.m. which, I’m sorry, if you are a working stiff, is far too late for breakfast. Seriously, if you are going to serve… Read More Huevos Divorciados
My husband is a proud Texan. He and the rest of his family have all been transplanted back east but Texas still holds a big place in their hearts. So several years ago, when I heard of a blog about Texas food, of course I had to follow it. Fast forward a few years and Homesick Texan has… Read More Slow Cooker Brisket Tacos
I love my slow cooker right now. Especially now that school is going to be getting back in swing after the holidays and it’s getting dark SO early! The slow cooker saves us a LOT of time and stress. Rarely do I do anything “normal” in there either. I mean, I’ve been know to cook a pot roast… Read More Carne Pibil
When we looked through The Boy’s school planner a few weeks ago, one particular Friday looked like hell. He had two tests, that project he’d been working on for two weeks rather lackadaisically was due, plus he had the regular math sheet, reading and language arts assignments to complete. Thursday homework night was going to be a nightmare. Oh, and… Read More Long Days, Hectic Nights – Slow Cooker Carnitas
So it’s Memorial Day weekend and, while remembering the brave men and women who have served our country, we are also beginning to gear up for summer. A lot of kids got out of school this past week and we all have a three day weekend so it’s time to celebrate, right? I got invited to two… Read More Back Yard Cookout Season is Here!