Jalapeño Popper Pasta

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 24, 2013

in simple recipe

Food story time: In the relatively early days of Adam and my relationship, we ordered a lot of take out. I would cook for us occasionally, but in those days, staying up super-late eating delivery Italian food was so much better. Sometimes we’d get a pizza, and sometimes I’d order an Italian beef sandwich (with […]


Five-Ingredient Grecian Chicken

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 11, 2013

in chicken/turkey, simple recipe

**Have you voted for my cupcake yet?** I used to relish the time on the weekends to cook things that I didn’t have time to during the week. Homemade croissants, ravioli, super-deluxe-fancy cupcakes… now, those things are saved for extra days off, and weekends have been relegated to extra days off and weekends have been […]

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Hoisin & Citrus Braised Chicken

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on January 30, 2013

in Asian, chicken/turkey

**IMPORTANT NEWS!!** Before I get to this amazingly delicious dinner recipe, you need to do something for me. I’ve entered the Cupcake Crown cupcake contest with the cupcake you helped me choose, the Cannoli Cupcake. VOTING IS NOW OPEN! Please visit my cupcake’s page and vote by logging in with Facebook. You may vote once […]


Baked Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on January 8, 2013

in chicken/turkey, Side Dishes, simple recipe

I know what you may be thinking. Seriously? Another buffalo chicken dish? Everyone and their mother are doing buffalo chicken dishes these days, what with the whole “OMG FOOTBALL” thing that happens this time of year. I assure you, this dish has less to do with that than the fact that I simply adore all […]


Wordless Wednesday: Grilling Obsession

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on May 23, 2012

in beef, chicken/turkey, grilling

It’s been nice out, so we’ve been grilling out! Homemade barbecue sauce on grilled chicken; grilled veggies; triple chile burgers and spinach salads I’ll have a real post soon. The end of the school year is just insane, and tonight’s “real” post was overtaken by the need to replace a sparking electrical outlet. Adam was […]