dinner ideas

Bistec Encebollado Recipe {Puerto Rican Cubed Steak}


Earlier this year, I wrote about how my family is comprised of meat lovers. In that post, I shared a story from when my husband and I were newlyweds and I made the mistake of serving him dinner with no meat. The recipe I included in that post was for Bistec Encebollado (Puerto Rican Cubed […]

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Planning Your Family’s Dinner Menu


This post was first published on January 23, 2009. At that time, I was still working full-time outside the home. I’ve found that planning a dinner menu is beneficial for anyone, though. As a working mother, I need shortcuts wherever I can get them. Dinner is often a challenge for us busy moms, and this […]

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Meat Lovers: A Newlywed Story and Bistec Encebollado Recipe – Plus A #IHeartBeef Giveaway!


Disclosure: This post is part of a “I Heart Beef” campaign with TheMotherhood.com on behalf of The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. I will receive compensation for sharing my memories with you, but my opinions are mine. In fact, I have always loved beef. We are what you would call meat lovers. That is to say […]

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Potatoes are Healthy AND Cheap! #tastemaker challenge part 2


This month’s Potato Tastemaker 2K10 challenge was Nutrition on a Budget. I had to create a nutritious dish for 4 with only $10 – using potatoes of course! First, a few facts about potatoes: one medium-size potato has just 110 calories and is absolutely fat free one potato provides 45% of your daily value of […]

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