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    Diary of a Non-Cook: Fiesta Ranch Dip

    What’s the trade-off for a quick dip recipe? It may come out looking like throw up! No biggie, right?! Good thing it tasted okay. I honestly don’t think there’s anyway to make it presentable or to make it NOT look like throw-up in a bowl, no matter how nice your dish is… The end of last week was really focused on L’s bday party on Saturday, pretty much everything else was an afterthought, until that the party was done. Then we decided to head to Tahoe for more birthday adventures for L, Lil, and Mom…even though that plan was somewhat foiled on Sunday. That all being said, we needed a…

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    Diary of a Non-Cook: 7 Layer Dip (for MOM)

    Curating is the name of the game. Trader Joes is my arsenal! Each family party we volunteer to bring something. I generally get an appetizer, re: easy. I’m okay with that and everyone also gets a nice surprise when I arrive. This year, I was specifically asked to bring chips and dip. I hate beans, but I know most people don’t. Thus, making 7 Layer Dip a fan favorite. In all honesty, I knew I wouldn’t have to do too much heavy lifting (re: cooking) with this option too! Putting it off until the last minute, I headed to TJs at 9:30AM on Mothers Day. It was a mad house,…