Simple Meals for Busy Moms

The worst thing about dinner is that it’s relentless. Dinner time shows up every.single.evening, without […]

Planning Ahead for Thanksgiving Dinner, 2013

If you haven’t started planning for Thanksgiving dinner, it’s time to get going! We’ve majored […]

© 2013 My Sister's Kitchen

Back in the Kitchen After an Extended Absence

Yes, it really has been almost a year since we’ve posted regularly. We’ve taken almost […]

© 2013 My Sister's Kitchen

Our Summer Faves

It’s that time of year again…yes, the back-t0-school, end-of-the-summer, what-do-I-do-with-all-this-great-produce?  time of year! I love […]

Future salsa at the watauga Farmer's Market

So what’s the deal with Duck Eggs?

  We need to talk about duck eggs. Years ago I discovered duck eggs and […]

Duck eggs make a huge difference in baking at high altitude

Introducing “Cut it OUT!”

We want to introduce you to a dear friend: Kate Megill. Kate is one of […]

A Few of Our Favorite Foodies

Are cookbooks obsolete? Some days it kind of feels like it! I’m not ready to […]

Stack of Cookbooks

Where to Eat on Vacation: North Carolina’s High Country

Laura’s post on what to eat when you’re vacationing in California’s Sierra Nevada got me […]

Menu for Mint (Indian Restaurant)

Where to eat on vacation: California’s Sierra Nevada

One of the pressing concerns for summer-time eats is “Where do we eat while we’re […]

Tuolumne River Picnic Spot

Introducing: Sweets, Delicious Treats

It’s always a privilege to introduce my excellent, cool, talented friends to other excellent, cool, […]

strawberry cake pops by Becky Parker

Our first giveaway: Eggland’s Best Eggs

Yes, this is a fairly small giveaway compared to some of the amazing giveaways you […]

Summer in My Sister’s Kitchen

We’re back! A few of our friends have pointed out that it’s been nearly a […]

Orchid on the table

(French Onion Soup 2) Water for Onions

I have a great friend named Catherine who has forgotten more about food that I […]

onions for French Onion Soup

Looking Ahead to 2012

I’m not real big on New Year’s Resolutions (although I did have some fun thinking […]


Merry Christmas!

  Merry Christmas from Barb and Laura to all our readers and the family and […]

Saving Money on Groceries

Sometimes my grocery money disappears so fast it’s almost as if we’ve been gobbling dollar […]

Saving Money on Your Grocery Bill

Planning Food for the 4th of July

When I was growing up, some of our best parties happened on the 4th of […]

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!

We want to take this opportunity to wish our mom a very happy Mother’s Day! […]


Tuscan-style Chicken with Italian Sauteed Beans

I have another recipe for you from one of the MOPS moms that I have the […]

Munching with MOPS: Marcia’s Honey-Dijon Salmon

As I’ve mentioned before, I spend Tuesday mornings with a great group of young moms […]

Marcia's Honey-Dijon Salmon