Many the recipe for simple foods as well as complex has listed “bring to a boil, then simmer” or something similar. But what exactly do these mean?
I had always heard that brussels sprouts are nasty. From basically, well, everyone. Friends, cookbooks and TV — and TV never lies, right? Surely they can’t be THAT bad, right?
Okay… I know this sounds totally simple, but I promised I was starting basic. This is about as basic as it gets.
Pork chops with pears (or apples!) that end up sweet, salty, crispy and soft, and so insanely tasty I wanted to lick the plate.
A lot of people within natural, “AP” circles tend to boycott Nestlé… or hear a lot that others do. In 1887 when Henri Nestlé made his infant formula mixture to ‘save the life’ of a neighbor’s baby whose mother was ill and unable to breastfeed, I don’t think he expected that in a century, his […]
If you’ve hung around us much, or some of our online community, no doubt you’ve heard the World Health Organization’s International Code [of Ethics] for Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes. For some people, this matters a lot. Others don’t understand so much why mere advertising is such a big deal. One of the biggest issues […]
I’ve written a ton about car seat safety. Many people do. This device is the only device you absolutely have to buy for a baby or your child can die. You can rig random things to function as child-proofing at home or pick up things from a garage sale, but when it comes to your […]
If you have a toddler or preschooler and are pregnant or trying to be, this book is an absolute-must! In Mommy Breastfeeds My Baby Brother by Mark Repkin, brand-new big sister Jenna has a lot of questions about her new baby brother, like “Why can’t he use a sippy cup?” and frustration over how much […]
It’s been a slow week around these parts, but as promised, here’s some food for your Friday! Super easy, minimal effort, one pot soup with lots of flavor. I based it off of Olive Garden’s recipe for their Italian Sausage soup, but mine was pretty darned tasty. The only differences are minor, such as I […]
I am incredibly happy to bring to you guys a guest post from Modern Alternative Mama‘s own Kate! We’ll have our own guest post on her blog soon, so go follow her blog so you don’t miss anything from us as well. ___________________________________________ Now, I say that because I am a mom who is both […]