Family Meal Time with Salmon and Herbs

Molly and I have been talking about the importance of eating dinner as a family. Molly came up with a few ways to prioritize yourself, which in turn prioritizes the family. Nothing says โ€œmy needs come lastโ€ like eating cold mac nโ€™ cheese for dinner once the kids are asleep. As parents, weโ€™re inundated with…

Roast Chicken Rules

For our weekly recipe for The Dinner Dance, Molly and I wanted to choose one of the most basic dishes that everyone should know how to cook. My brother has been begging me for years to write down this recipe. It’s so basic it’s crazy I haven’t written about this before. So here it is…

Lemon, Potato and Olive Braised Chicken Thighs, Fuggedaboutit

The first recipe Molly and I are including in our series of The Dinner Dance is something so simple that you can just leave it in the oven and fuggedaboutit. Braised chicken thighs are really hard to mess up. It takes about 30 minutes to cook thoroughly, but another 10 or 20 minutes makes the…

The Dinner Dance

I’m 33, but soon, oh so very soon, will I be 34. My Facebook and Instagram feeds are full of photos of engagements, bridal parties and picture perfect weddings, but something else has crawled into those images. Cute babies. My feed now is sharing those “first” moments with all my friends and acquaintance moms out…