The Perfect Summer Dinner Party Menu

The Perfect Summer Dinner Party Menu

Life in a Skillet was featured in ApartmentGuide’s Summer Dinner Party Menu, just as I was thinking about planning a few get-togethers myself.

“Rollos” are my new favorite family entree

“Rollos” are my new favorite family entree

This is my newest go-to family dinner recipe that’s perfect for using up bits of vegetables or leftovers. This post is Part 1 of 2, recipe for a stuffed tortilla that’s grilled and sliced.

Rolling “rollos” and chimichangas

Rolling “rollos” and chimichangas

You’ve got your Rollos mixture made; now it’s time to roll them up and cook them. Place one flour tortilla on a cutting board or other clean surface. Put 1/4-1/2 cup of the bean mixture, depending on the size of your tortilla, along one edge. Put a smear of cream...
Recipe: Holiday Cranberry-Satsuma Relish

Recipe: Holiday Cranberry-Satsuma Relish

Here’s this year’s Thanksgiving cranberry sauce recipe. It’s sweet and tart, vegan and low glycemic. It’s great on turkey sandwiches before AND after the holidays … it’s a keeper!

Recipe for foolproof pizza dough

Recipe for foolproof pizza dough

Here’s my tried-and-true recipe for foolproof pizza dough. It’s fast, easy, and quite delicious. Bookmark this page for perfect pizza every time.

Beyond Meat Beefy Crumble Tacos

Beyond Meat Beefy Crumble Tacos

I was excited for this opportunity to test Beyond Meat, a new plant-based sustainable meat substitute, and found that the Fiesta flavor crumbles make a delicious taco topping. Click here for my recipe.

Hot weather celery salad

Hot weather celery salad

Climate change is the new black. My peppers and tomatoes are happy; the dog is miserable; the boy has the swimming unit in P.E. this month so he is just fine. Hot days deserve cool meals, you know, so here’s a recipe for a celery and jicama salad that promises to take the edge off the heat.

The Amazing Texas-Toast-Bacon-and-Egg-Sandwich

The Amazing Texas-Toast-Bacon-and-Egg-Sandwich

Kid Two still loves Texas toast but along the way has acquired a taste for paninis with egg and baby greens with a bit of cheese. It was only a matter of time before he decided to try and combine the buttery crunchiness of Texas toast with savory eggy-ness of his...
One pot meal: chicken-garlic-rice

One pot meal: chicken-garlic-rice

This is an easy one-pot meal featuring a whole chicken, lots of garlic, and rice cooked slowly together. Try this when you are looking for a hearty but easy family meal.