3-Ingredient Italian Salmon

Who says that healthy and frugal food has to be complicated? One of my favorite recipes is this incredibly healthy Italian salmon recipe that can be made with 3 ingredients (plus salt and pepper) in 20 minutes. This Italian salmon is our family’s #1 favorite budget-friendly, restaurant-quality dish! We buy our salmon at Costco for […]

We SOLD (Flipped!?) Our Fixer Upper!

Watch out Chip and Joanna…we flipped our fixer upper! Remember the green Spanish mission-style house with the interior courtyard that we bought last June? We listed the property for sale the week of Thanksgiving and the house sold that weekend. ūüôā I’ll write a separate post on why we sold our fixer upper, but ultimately, […]

A (VERY) Beginner’s Guide To Spices

Over the years, I’ve learned the¬†difference between delicious food and average¬†food¬†boils down to one main thing: seasoning. Fresh ingredients are also very important, but spices are the glue that hold a dish together. I have a confession. I’m not a natural in the kitchen. (Yes, I’m aware that my blog is called Jane’s Dish, but […]

Simple Sausage, Spinach And Cheddar Quiche

This sausage, spinach and cheddar quiche is a delicious dish to bring to a potluck brunch…or to eat for dinner! The beauty of this quiche dish is that once you¬†commit the¬†egg, milk and seasoning measurements¬†to memory, you can get creative with the meats, vegetables and cheeses. I often make different variations of this dish to […]

The Renovation Report: Week 3 & Week 4

During week 3 and week 4 of our renovation….it snowed! Just kidding, of course. These last two weeks included LOTS of painting.¬†First, we had a professional painter come in and spray the ceilings. Ross and I are doing 90 percent of the painting project ourselves, but painting 2,700 square feet of ceiling was a project […]

What Nightmares Are Made Of…(What I Found In The Garage)

A 70’s renovation wouldn’t be complete without a few surprises, right? Ross and I made one last trip to the new house on Sunday to check on drywall work and drop off materials in the dumpster. While Ross unloaded the truck, I went through the front gates to unlock the house. I had not been […]

The Renovation Report: Week Two

Week two is in the books! If you’re stopping by Jane’s Dish for the first time, you can read about our fixer upper here and catch up with our first renovation report¬†here. This week was all about drywall. First, we had over 2,500 square feet of popcorn ceiling scrapped. Glitter popcorn ceiling.¬†Okay, the previous owner […]

Week 1: Renovation Report

Whew! It’s been a wild week. After closing on our old house and buying our new house, my family came down to visit. It was great to see everyone and take a much needed mental break from all the selling and buying and packing and moving. On June 1, we jumped back into reality and […]

Before: My Groovy 70’s Kitchen

I told you about my “new” kitchen last week in this post. Today, I want to share more details of my 70’s kitchen so you can appreciate what my kitchen will look like in 4 to 6 weeks. ūüôā In this first picture below, you can see the wall of cabinets and bars that created […]

How To Grow Jalapenos (Zone 9 – Central Florida)

Do you like¬†spicy food? If so, jalapenos are a¬†MUST in your garden! I’m a hot food wimp, but my husband judges how good a food tastes based on how spicy it is. I always joke that as long as I cut up a fresh jalapeno and sprinkle it on his plate – seeds and all […]