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Mussels in Chipotle Pepper and Garlic Aioli Sauce over Linguine

Mussels in Chipotle Pepper and Garlic Aioli Sauce over Linguine

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Article and photos by Carole Davenport According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac weather prediction for Valentine’s Day in Billings, it’s not just going to be a typical cold winter evening, but a very snowy […]

No regret Super Bowl snacks

No regret Super Bowl snacks

Typically the Super Bowl rivals Thanksgiving Day itself as a high-calorie, high-intake day… which is only compounded if your team doesn’t win! #NotMySuperBowl Let’s face it, nobody is going to buy into Zucchini Fries or Lettuce Wrapped White Beans when the testosterone is flowing and cheering is wild and unrestrained. So rather than completely smashing […]

Momma Chef’s Homemade Snow Cones

Momma Chef’s Homemade Snow Cones

Now that winter is in full swing, most kids are happily playing in the snow, while mom and dad are working on removing it. But here’s one (fun) way to get rid of the snow – eat it! Try my recipe for homemade “snow” cones. It’s made with real outdoor snow and homemade syrup that […]

Country “Fried” Chicken, a Momma Chef recipe

Country “Fried” Chicken, a Momma Chef recipe

Introducing Momma Chef: Bringing you fabulous recipes using less than 6 ingredients and under 6 minutes of prep time! How easy is it to make dinner while holding a 4-year-old on your hip, calming a 7-year-old throwing a tantrum and helping a 12-year-old with his homework? Sound familiar? Well I have finally mastered a way to […]

Family Fun Night: Get twister-y

Family Fun Night: Get twister-y

Get twister-y, you say? Oh yes, we’re inviting you to immerse yourselves in all things Twister in the name of family fun. For our first installment of January’s Family Fun Night ideas, as a nod to our hashtag of the month: #SFMFamilyMatters, we’re getting twisty with a recipe and a game (and maybe a movie, […]

Easy and Delicious: 3 Ingredient Chicken Wings

Easy and Delicious: 3 Ingredient Chicken Wings

Introducing Momma Chef: Bringing you fabulous recipes using less than 6 ingredients and under 6 minutes of prep time! How easy is it to make dinner while holding a 4-year-old on your hip, calming a 7-year-old throwing a tantrum and helping a 12-year-old with his homework? Sound familiar? Well I have finally mastered a way […]

Holiday Meal Planning Printable

Holiday Meal Planning Printable

We’re in the midst of prime holiday dinner time, and in the December 2016 issue of Simply Family Magazine we offered up Holiday Cooking 101, affectionately known among us as Holiday Cooking for Dummies, and I just happened to get to be the “dummy” in this particular situation. Never having taken the lead on any […]

Comfort Food: Baked Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Comfort Food: Baked Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Recipe

When I think about comfort food, I always think of Italian food. Probably because I am part Italian, and probably because I am always thinking about Italian food. Hashtag, let’s be real. Seriously guys, is there anything more delicious (or more comforting) than a plate of warm pasta on a cool, Fall/Winter day? I think […]

Delish Desserts: Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies

Delish Desserts: Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies

Adapted from www.mybakingaddiction.com Please don’t hate me (or stop reading), but at this point in the season I am pumpkined-out, fortunately we’re on the downhill slide. I can’t believe I am saying this; it’s not that I don’t love that delicious orange vegetable, but sometimes a gal just needs something a little different. I am […]