A Big, Happy Bowl of Popcorn

“What would be your favorite 5 desert island foods?” This is a question I love to ask people, and I also never tire of answering. Some of the answers have fluctuated over the years. One choice that never wavers is popcorn. I am a die hard fan, my family are die-hard fans, and rarely does a day go by without a bowl of popcorn punctuating the end of the evening. So when JOLLY TIME asked me if I was interested in writing a sponsored blog post, and offered to send me a bunch of Healthy Pop Microwave Pop Corn to …

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Sautéed Chicken with Spinach and Red Onions

A delicious weeknight warrior dinner.

I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who could not use a few more quick and easy dinner recipes under his or her belt – myself included. My darlings, I have looked at that package of chicken breasts with the same static-ey blend of fatigue and frustration as you. I know what it’s like to try and mentally will the raw cutlets to cook themselves in an interesting way and put themselves on the table. And this is what I made when I had just such an evening recently.   Defrosted thin sliced chicken breasts. Big box of baby spinach. Some …

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Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

The average American eats somewhere around 140 pounds of potatoes a year or 365 potatoes per person–that’s an average of a potato a day.  But only around a quarter of those potatoes are fresh (versus frozen, dehydrated or in chip form).  Let’s give that percentage a little bump up shall we? Fingerling potatoes are small, slim, stubby potatoes – finger-shaped, as it happens.  They have thin skins and cook up quickly, especially if you slice them in half, so when time is a factor they are just the ticket.  Besides being cute and delicious and all of that. Roasting is …

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