Homemade in a Hurry

Pink Pineapple Fluff

Pink Pineapple Fluff

Growing up as a tomboy, I always felt personally offended by the color pink. Anything princess was so uninteresting to me, and don’t even get me started on Barbie. For birthdays I wanted Ninja Turtle action figures and baseball gear. To my parents’ credit, they […]

Thin Mint Cookie Bites

Thin Mint Cookie Bites

Can we discuss for a moment just how incredible Girl Scout Cookies are? I’m not kidding when I say that one of the most serious fights my husband and I have ever gotten in was because he ate my Tag Alongs while I was pregnant. […]

Avgolemono Ramen Soup

Avgolemono Ramen Soup

Recently, our brother’s friend Darren tweeted us and asked if we have a ramen soup recipe. I love making all things ramen, but we didn’t have a ramen soup on the blog. And this challenge was extra fun coming from a guy who I would […]

Orange Vanilla French Toast

Orange Vanilla French Toast

So far, this year hasn’t been our best.We’ve missed so much school and I’ve hardly seen any adults outside of my husband and our pediatrician. We are going on three weeks in a row with someone being sick in this house. Even though the year […]

Toffee Grahams   ||   Homemade in a Hurry

Toffee Grahams || Homemade in a Hurry

Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best. And it doesn’t get much simpler or better than these Toffee Grahams. When I was in high school I developed a borderline addiction to these little treasures and several of my friends did as well. It got so […]

Maple Sweet Potatoes  ||  Homemade in a Hurry

Maple Sweet Potatoes || Homemade in a Hurry

It’s just about that time of year! Where we take something perfectly healthy, and do our best to make it decadent while turning a blind eye to calorie count. Green beans, for example — stir in some cream of mushroom soup, fried onions, and bacon and you’ve gone from a nutritious […]

Granny’s Pine Nut Pesto  ||   Homemade in a Hurry

Granny’s Pine Nut Pesto || Homemade in a Hurry

Everyone has a pesto recipe somewhere in their family. And in my (fairly limited, to be honest) research, I haven’t seen major variation among pesto recipes. Most have basil, some kind of nuts, olive oil, garlic, etc. I don’t claim to know what is the […]

Chicken à la King  ||  Homemade in a Hurry

Chicken à la King || Homemade in a Hurry

Chicken à la King is a dish that really helped me understand what it means to have a love/hate relationship with something. When we were growing up, we always loved when my mom would make this, but hated that she called it Chicken à la […]

FrankenBrownies || Homemade in a Hurry

FrankenBrownies || Homemade in a Hurry

Halloween celebrations really evolve over the years, don’t they? For a kid, its all about the candy. As a teenager/college student its all about the costume…or maybe getting attention for said costume. And now, at least for me, I just want to find that perfect […]

Easy Rustic Chicken Fettuccine || Homemade in a Hurry

Easy Rustic Chicken Fettuccine || Homemade in a Hurry

Welcome to our first post in a series called Homemade in a Hurry! Isn’t it sometimes hard to make a homemade dinner for your family every night? Coming up with recipes for a main dish and sides that compliment one another sometimes just does not happen. And […]


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