Month: October 2018

Lemony Chicken & Rice

Happy Friday! If you are looking for comfort food that won’t make you feel like you’re in a coma, this Lemony Chicken & Rice recipe is for you! This dish is super easy to make. It’s become a staple dinner dish in my household. Every Sunday, I ask my husband what he wants to eat for the week so I can prep and every Sunday, he will say, “that lemony chicken dish with rice.” My favorite thing about this dish is that it tastes even better the next day (If you know me, you know that besides pizza & spaghetti, I hate leftovers)! I’ll usually make this at night so Kaykay can bring it to lunch the next day. Additionally, like most dishes I cook, this is effortless and even Hellen Keller can make this. The most annoying thing about this dish is that it requires marinating the chicken. It can easily be solved by prepping it the night before or the morning of cooking! It also requires 2 pans, but it can easily be …

Favorite Kitchen Tools

Today I’d like to share my favorite kitchen tools! I know this might seem silly, but I think that having the right tools in the kitchen makes a difference in your mood when cooking. By mood, I mean that I used to get so grumpy every time a recipe says “zest of a lemon” because I hated using my large cheese grater to zest a tiny lemon. While it does essentially the same job, switching to a microplane changed my life. Before I start rambling, my point is that having the right tools in your kitchen can make a difference in the ease of cooking. I use these items almost every single time I cook/bake. When I’m working in someone else’s kitchen, I feel like one of my arms are cut off if I don’t have these on hand. In no particular order, here are my favorite kitchen friends: Microplane, $12.95, Amazon: This little guy surprised me. I didn’t know I needed him in my life until he came along. Now I don’t know what I’d do …