Chicken Posole Verde

Chicken Posole Verde is a surprisingly flavorful chicken stew with a toothsome bite.  Easy and delicious for lunch or dinner!Chicken Posole Verde is a surprisingly flavorful chicken stew with a toothsome bite. Easy and delicious for lunch or dinner!

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Lookee here!  Our first post cooked, photographed, and published since the arrival of our new little yumbler!  (Last week’s Strawberry Ricotta Tart post was published post-baby, but cooked and photographed before, so we cheated a bit.)  While we have been eating a lot of previously prepared frozen meals and more than our usual amount of delivery, we are doing a bit of cooking.  Understandably, we’re trending towards faster, more simple meals, but nothing says that quick and easy can’t also be really tasty – like this Chicken Posole Verde!Chicken Posole Verde is a surprisingly flavorful chicken stew with a toothsome bite. Easy and delicious for lunch or dinner!

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Strawberry Ricotta Tart

This Strawberry Ricotta Tart has a simple shortbread crust, a lightly sweetened filling, and a gorgeous strawberry topping. It’s the perfect summer dessert…and you don’t have to tell anyone how easy it is to make!

This Strawberry Ricotta Tart has a simple shortbread crust, a lightly sweetened filling, and a gorgeous strawberry topping. It's the perfect summer dessert...and you don't have to tell anyone how easy it is to make!

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Aaaaaand we’re back! Cue the parade, balloons, and brass band, because in spite of our newborn baby girl (who is wonderful but time-intensive), we have managed to throw together a semblance of a blog post for y’all.  I feel kinda like a functioning adult again.

I’m pretty sure this Strawberry Ricotta Tart is the perfect recipe for staging a comeback.  I made it pre-baby, and the only real reason I had for baking it was, well, PRETTY!  I had seen it on the cover of Fine Cooking a couple years ago, and I never got the image out of my head.  I mean, those beautiful strawberries!  The glistening glaze!  I kept intending to make it, but somehow there are always more desserts on my list than there is time on my hands.  Well, I finally got to it, and in spite of the years of build up I was not disappointed.  This tart is not only beautiful, but it’s also easy and absolutely delicious.

This Strawberry Ricotta Tart has a simple shortbread crust, a lightly sweetened filling, and a gorgeous strawberry topping. It's the perfect summer dessert...and you don't have to tell anyone how easy it is to make! (more…)

Recipe for Life with a Newborn

If you’re a frequent Ready to Yumble reader (and if so, hey thanks!), you may remember this post letting the world know we had a bun in the oven.  Well, a few weeks ago the timer dinged, and our little bun was fully cooked!  Or in other words, we now have a baby girl keeping us in line at home.  She’s a pretty cool little lady, although she doesn’t quite share our taste in food – yet.

We know most of you come to this site for the recipes, not our personal life stories, but we wanted to share this news to explain our sudden decrease in blog posts, and to reassure you that we fully intend to get back to regular posting as soon as we can.  To make up for it, here’s a quick recipe we’re finding quite useful lately.  Enjoy, and we’ll see you back for our regular programming soon!

Family-Style Smorgasbord
 
When you add a new member to your household, a good meal is a great way to celebrate. But since you won't have time for that, here's our best substitute!
Author:
Ingredients
  • Several hundred servings of milk
  • Lots of midnight snacks
  • A stash of frozen meals
  • Plenty of pizza deliveries
  • Cookies, cookies, and more cookies
  • The occasional glass of bourbon
Instructions
For the baby:
  1. Pour milk liberally into mouth.
  2. Wonder when she'll be old enough to eat pizza.
  3. Repeat.
  4. Repeat.
  5. Repeat.
  6. Etc.
For the parents:
  1. Combine remaining ingredients haphazardly as time permits.

Decadent German Chocolate Cake

Decadent German Chocolate Cake pairs an intense flourless chocolate cake with coconut and pecan frosting – insanely indulgent and sure to please a crowd!Decadent German Chocolate Cake pairs an intense flourless chocolate cake with coconut and pecan frosting - insanely indulgent and sure to please a crowd!

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Hello everyone!  As you may know, Liz and I are expecting a new member to join the Ready to Yumble crew here shortly, and we might possibly be using this fact as an excuse to make more decadent desserts than we might otherwise.  But you know the ol’ adage: If momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.  So give this impressively decadent German chocolate cake a try (maybe for Mother’s Day?) to keep your loved ones happy!

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Spicy Guava Margarita

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo (or your average Friday!) with a Spicy Guava Margarita in hand.  Equal parts tart, sweet, and peppery, and all-around delicious!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo (or your average Friday!) with a Spicy Guava Margarita in hand. Equal parts tart, sweet, and peppery, and all-around delicious!

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Well folks, Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and we all know what that means: MEXICAN FOOD!  Or in this case, Mexican Drinks.  And we think that this Spicy Guava Margarita, with a delightful combination of spicy, tart, and fruity, will make it into your margarita rotation.  We’re happy to be celebrating this holiday with fellow blogger Kate Ramos of ¡Hola! Jalapeño, who clearly has her priorities in order and has put together a solid Margarita Week (not day, WEEK!) round-up of recipes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo (or your average Friday!) with a Spicy Guava Margarita in hand. Equal parts tart, sweet, and peppery, and all-around delicious!

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