Honey Sriracha Chicken + Weekly Menu

Honey Sriracha Chicken 4

Last week, as we were driving from central Illinois back to Michigan, Mr. Prevention pulled one of my favorite moves. “Oh, I forgot to tell you, but I’m not home next week. I leave Monday morning and I’ll be back late Thursday night.” Really?! Really? One day of notice and such an after-thought, at that…. Read more →

Five Fruit Crisp

Five Fruit Crisp 2

I adore Michigan for a lot of reasons. The lake, duh. Microbews and wineries galore…what’s better? The seasons. Yes, even winter (to an extent). Hockey – ’nuff said (go Wings!). 70 mph speed limits – amen. And fruit…lots of fruit. This time of year is all about you-pick fruit. It’s everywhere in southwest Michigan. Fruit… Read more →

Thai Red Curry with Shrimp and Mango

Thai Red Curry with Shrimp and Mango 4

I turned 29 last week. I don’t feel any older, but the fact that next year means the big 3-0 is a bit…ohhh, I don’t know the right word. Adult-ish, perhaps? I called Mr. Prevention’s sweet grandma to thank her for my birthday card (which I found under a pile of crap and other unopened… Read more →

Easy Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles + Weekly Menu

Easy Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles 4

No, this won’t be some diatribe about how the pregnant woman NEEEEEEEEDED pickles stat. But the pickles I made (8 quarts for anyone curious ) a few weeks ago are…safe. Power has been restored to my humble abode after a full 3 1/2 days without. I’ve never been so glad for Mr. Prevention’s thinking on… Read more →

Smoky Potatoes with Asparagus and Chorizo

Smoky Potatoes with Asparagus and Chorizo 1

It’s my birthday. I’m 29 years young today. I don’t know why, but it doesn’t really *feel* like my birthday…perhaps because the past 48 hours have been complete mayhem? Monday night, Chicago sent us their storms. These terrible storms headed over the lake and landed right on us in southwest Michigan. We wisely retreated to… Read more →



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