Freezer Nesting: The Mother-in-Law’s Stroganoff Recipe

Aromatic cues are some of the sweetest nostalgic reminders out there, if you ask me. And this recipe is one that trips up aromatic cues for both my husband and son. Coming to you from my husband’s childhood comfort food repertoire – while it is called “Beef Stroganoff” on the recipe card, it’s probably more…

Freezer Nesting: Easy Chicken Enchiladas

This dish is not elaborate. It’s a quick and simple sort of go-to dish that we turn to probably once a month in our household. Everyone loves them, and making them at the end of a workday is no real chore. Why freeze ahead? Because while everyone in our house loves them, the full recipe…

Freezer Nesting: Chicken and Dumplings

It’s hard to top Chicken and Dumplings when it comes to comfort food. Not a quick dish by any means, but after the aromatic torture of the few hours it takes to prepare this dish, sitting at the table becomes a multi-sensory consumption. Lean over the bowl as the ribbon of steam unfurls across your…

Shining a Light into a Food Storage Black Hole

Freezers can be a blessing and a curse. They’re definitely a blessing when I’ve made more food than we can eat, and then I can save a little of that hard work of cooking to reheat some night when I’m not up for a full-on meal prep. The curse lies in forgetting what is in…