Meg Makes

Meg Makes

Chicken and black bean casserole a winner

I was cooking dinner for Rob, myself and a friend last night, and really wanted to make something that included chicken, black beans and cheese - without it being too creamy.

Making a healthier birthday cake – or how I got my meat-and-potatoes dad to eat tofu

My sister is into eating healthily and her birthday is this week, so I volunteered to make her a healthy (or healthier, at least) birthday cake.


Seeking royal wedding enthusiasts

The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton is coming right up – it's scheduled for April 29.


Tips for spring lawn care

I don't know much about lawn care, but I got this press release on the topic and thought I'd share with you. I know I can't wait for that first whiff of freshly mown grass.


You have plenty of options for cooking with cabbage

It turns out that delicious cabbage recipes are a forte for people who read this blog.

Looking for tasty recipes featuring cabbage

I'm not a huge fan of cabbage. However, I found it on sale last week for 49 cents a pound, so I bought a head. I'm guessing its great price is based on the fact that St. Patrick's Day is this week.

Chicken and Sausage Cacciatore a hearty meal for a dreary day

I was looking for a recipe to use up the package of fresh mushrooms in my fridge when I stumbled across this one for slow-cooked Chicken and Sausage Cacciatore.

Trucking safely to work, part II

I have a confession (not my first this week, after I admitted I actually like rustic home decor).

Appreciating style with a rustic flair

I never used to get excited about rustic home decor elements, but lately, I've seen some I appreciate.

Recipe for Cheesy Pizza Casserole

I love the idea of casseroles - your whole dinner is in one baking dish and the oven warms up your kitchen. We also received some beautiful Fiesta casserole dishes as wedding gifts and I'm antsy to use them.