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Salsa Romesco recipe from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Salsa Romesco

I first tried salsa romesco a few years ago when someone asked me to recreate a recipe they had tried at a friend’s house. The one I tested was very mild and honestly not very exciting. Based on the name I thought it was an Italian sauce like a red pesto or something. After testing […] Read more…

No Cook Spring Succotash

Much of the United States is experiencing a never ending Winter, or have just now officially come into Spring. Here in Southern California we are in the throws of Summer. We had a few glorious days in a row oh April Showers, but those promptly cleared up and we are now well into the 80s. […] Read more…

The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade

Our Family Dinner Book Club selection for the month of February is The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade by Justin Roberts.Here you’ll find a menu that can be prepared with the help of your children, and will hopefully be a fun and interactive activity for the whole family. Scroll all the way to the […] Read more…

Mini Pizza Bites recipe from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Mini Pizza Bites

I have been having major cravings for all my favorite childhood snacks lately. SpaghettiOs, pizza bagels, pizza bites, Hormel chili with tortilla chips, oatmeal cream pies, fruit hand pies. Just about anything that comes in a package or from the freezer aisle. Our freezer and pantry were always stocked with easy to make snacks and […] Read more…

Roasted Poblano and Goat Cheese Mac

Who doesn’t love macaroni and cheese?! If this isn’t something you crave at least weekly, then I dare say you may not be human. I have recently started cooking dinner for four, including two little girls, and when asked what we should have for dinner, the answer is almost always “mac and cheese”. This mac […] Read more…

Colorful Handmade Pasta – The Day The Crayons Quit

Family Dinner Book Club is a collaboration between Growing Book by Book, Enchanted Homeschooling Mom, and myself. This month’s selection is The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt. Scroll to the bottom of this post for talking points to discuss the book at your own family book club, and crafts to make to bring […] Read more…

Blueberry Pie recipe from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

A Blueberry Pie for David

I’m sitting on my couch, the oven preheating in preparation for two mini pizookies. My legs are draped across his lap, his hand grasping my thigh… the dog’s chin resting on my foot. On the marbled kitchen counter sits a cooling blueberry pie for David. He isn’t allowed to eat it yet because I’ve yet […] Read more…

The Lorax theme party from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

The Lorax Theme Party

“What was the Lorax? And why was it there? And why was it lifted and taken somewhere from the far end of town where the Grickle-grass grows? The old Once-ler still lives here. Ask him. He knows.” I read The Lorax by Dr. Seuss for the first time last year, and before I even finished […] Read more…