Confessions of a Red Headed Foodie A local news lady made national news this week because she was fired after writing a blog post of “confessions” as a reporter. Things like going on air without a bra, not liking old people, and stealing mail…”maybe.” Her bosses apparently caught wind of the post, found it to be…
Archives for July 2013
Everywhere I turn lately, all I hear are “furlough-this” and “sequestration-that.” I’m going to do my absolute best to keep politics out of this post, because The Foodie Army Wife is clearly not a political blog. Coming from the perspective of a military family who is seeing this unfold before our eyes, it is pretty upsetting….
This time of year, while I am preparing lesson plans and calendars for the coming school year, I work on getting everything in my household organized. Files, paperwork, books, supplies, you name it. But since I am also a blogger, that gives me something else that I need to have organized and a plan for….
It’s really hot outside, I’ve been working on lesson plans to begin the next homeschool year, I just painted my kitchen, and you know what? I haven’t had a giveaway in a while! Here’s a special goody that I made just for my fellow foodies. You don’t have to be an Army Wife, or even…
I thought I would take a moment to share how I do my grocery and menu planning.
Homemade tortillas are not only simple to make, they are ridiculously delicious. Every time I make these, I have to ban the family from the kitchen because a plain tortilla will grow legs and leap into someone’s mouth…repeatedly…leaving none for the meal I am making!
Nice, thin pork cutlets cook like a flash in the skillet and the gravy takes only minutes to whip up. Pair this with a simple tossed salad and this quick dish makes a lovely meal for a busy weeknight supper.
Everything you love about French toast in an easy to serve breakfast casserole.
We’ve now been at Redstone Arsenal for over a month. It is a very different installation – vastly different that any place we have ever been. The first week we arrived, we signed for housing on Monday morning and then headed to the PX to pick up the things we needed for our new home….
I thought I would take this opportunity to share something I made while we lived in Alaska – Fireweed Jelly. Fireweed is a beautiful wild flower that grows all over Alaska, as well as many states in the Pacific Northwest. If you are lucky enough to have these flowers growing in your area, might I…