Home Goods Haul

I’m sharing something a little different than usual today.  I’m going to start doing a Friday Funday type feature on Fridays where I will post something fun that is cooking and food related, but not a recipe. So for this first Friday Funday I am sharing about how I went to Home Goods the other…

Hot Cross Buns

Happy Easter! My family is very Polish.  Think “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” but with short, stout, very pale people. We’re so short that my 5’11” husband is actually considered “really tall” in our family.  I am third generation Polish, so many traditions are still very present in our holiday celebrations. (Our traditional Polish Easter…

What Happened to Stacia May Cooks??

 My friend, Rachel, posted the following on my @staciamaycooks Instagram account:   It has challenged me to get my butt in gear and start blogging and cooking again. What happened? A lot has happened in the past year since I last posted. Soon after my last post I found out that I was pregnant.    …

Firecracker Chicken Pasta

So I was scrolling through Pinterest–don’t worry, not for recipes, but for blogging tips and I found some photography tips from the blog Pinch of Yum.  When exploring her blog further I found that she put out an ebook with all of her photography tips.  I ended up buying the book and it has been…

Noodles Sichuan with Chicken

Growing up, my parents loved to cook foods from around the world, but they especially loved to cook Chinese food.  I think this is where I get my love for Asian inspired cuisine. My mother would also often cook from The Moosewood Cookbook, which is from the famous vegetarian focused Moosewood restaurant in Ithaca, New…

Leftovers: Rum Raisin Rice Pudding

After vacation, in my household, it takes a day or so to replenish the fridge with groceries.   So I will admit the first night back, many times supper ends up being take out.  Specifically, Chinese take out.  Dave and I have our go-to spot, House of Jin.  In my opinion, they make the best sesame chicken…