Crazy Quick Quesadillas

This recipe also starts with a funny story, of course! I pack our kids’ snacks and lunches at night, which helps our mornings go smoother. We keep the snack bags in the laundry room (out of sight, out of mind). When I opened one of the snack drawers, my baby must have heard this happening and RAN like the speed of light down the steps and snuck in behind me to grab a bag of

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Cinna-Kabobs

Wow! That is all I have to say. I saw this recipe on a different blog and tested it to give it a try. It was purely amazing. The Middle Eastern flavors in the meat gave it a different spin than my usual meatball.  The fact that they looked like little treats on a stick was an added bonus–I knew it would make my picky kids curious to try it.  I figured they wouldn’t go

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Dorm Room Meat Sauce

The history of my cooking skills are a bit shady. Smoke filled back room yeshiva kitchens and mystery meat, etc. But some of what I was able to create was by far decent. One such recipe was my Dorm Room Meat Sauce. Like many yeshiva students, there was a necessity for me to get creative with the limited resources available. The hot dogs the yeshiva served at least twice a month were at best 20%

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The Marshroom.

“Like a diseased fungus; not the trippy kind,” is the best description for this dessert disaster, quoted by our very own @JayStein.  What started out as a creative spin on S’mores, morphed into a fudgy fungal bungle. We called the kids downstairs to try it, and since it was a combo of ever-beloved marshmallows and fudge brownie cupcakes, they seemed willing enough, all the time muttering musings like “it looks like an upside-down mushroom” (that’s

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