Watermelon Caprese

A heat wave is coming.  I would take winter coming over a heat wave anytime.  I signed up to take a meal for a family in my neighborhood who just had a baby, via Take Them A Meal.  Take Them A Meal is a website to make scheduling meals to bring to people easier.  It is an awesome website to use…

Mizeria-Polish Cucumber Salad

This year I am attempting growing cucumbers for the first time.  Cucumbers can be somewhat finicky  to grow for some reason–can’t be too hot, can’t be too cold, can’t be too wet, can’t be too dry–you get the picture.  I have been pleasantly surprised that the plant is actually growing very well. Before I went…

Pesto Chango! 

Another backyard harvest I have been enjoying lately is basil.  I currently am growing 5 types of basil, but I am only pretty sure of what to do with three of the types.  I have regular basil (sweet basil), purple basil, lime basil, lemon basil and Thai basil growing. The sweet basil and purple basil,…

Hummus-with a hint of heat

Yes I am actually blogging today! I have been so ridiculously busy being a mom, wife, worker, that the blog has suffered.  But if you follow me on Instagram (@staciamaycooks) you will see that I have been cooking an array of foods lately. I’m so excited about today’s successful creation, that I just had to…