Growing up, we sometimes had breakfast for dinner and man oh man, was it exciting. Instead of whatever protein with whatever green vegetable, it was pancakes covered in syrup and delicious strawberries.
You want a romantic evening but you don't want to deal with reservations. You want to knock your socks off of your Valentine with your mad, slick kitchen skills. Well, this menu will be your chance to shine and get your romance on.
Whether you're on a soup diet as part of your New Year's resolution to eat more healthfully or you're just committed to, er, liquid lunches for their warmth value, you'll need some variety in your bowls of soup.
Everyone who eats chicken should have a few simple and quick chicken dishes they can whip up on a weekday. One of my favorites is my mom's recipe for breaded chicken cutlets. Another is this chicken and vegetable dish.
Since you can't magically make your child like beans -- or salmon or Brie en croute -- the instant an invitation arrives, here are some tips that have helped me dare to venture out into the dining sphere of holiday cheer.