Phoebe Buffay’s Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Phoebe's Grandma's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Every good Friends fan knows the importance of a good chocolate chip cookie recipe.

A recipe that’s been passed down through your family’s generations. Maybe even of French origins.

Maybe even from your great-great-grandmother, Neselé Toulouse.

Or maybe just the chocolate chip cookie recipe from the back of the Nestle Toll House chocolate chip package.

But maybe that recipe burned up in a fire, SO WE’LL NEVER KNOW, WILL WE? Continue Reading

Instant Pot Italian Sausage Pasta

Instant Pot Italian Sausage Pasta is a perfect family-friendly, easy weeknight meal.

I wanted to start with something fairly basic the first time I used it, since I pretty much had no idea what I was doing. This was back in 2017, long before the Instant Pot had taken over the internet the way it has now.

After two years of making and testing and making and testing this recipe… it’s finally been perfected. Continue Reading

Hidden Vegetable Smoothie for Toddlers (and Mom!)

Toddler boy drinking a banana-berry smoothie (with hidden veggies!)

Your kids all eat vegetables willingly, and only ingest naturally-occurring sugars, and never eat processed foods with preservatives, right?

{HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.}

OK, come back to me when you’ve stopped laughing (or crying… whichever comes first), and I’ll break down this magical Hidden Vegetable Smoothie your toddler will LOVE. Continue Reading

World’s BEST Oreo Truffle Brownies

Good news: these Oreo Truffle Brownies are about to change your life. Bad news: they’re also about to change your pants size.

*Better news: I’ve updated this post with all new photos & some additional tips to make sure these are the BEST Oreo Brownies you’ll ever make. Continue Reading