Book Review: Gluten Free Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day

I was so excited that the authors created a gluten free book for this series (there are several books in this 5 minutes a day series). Good quality gluten free dinner bread is really hard to come by. Store bought bread is fine for sandwiches, but sometimes I really miss French bread, challah, and Italian … Read more

New Year Organization

I started the New Year out with some organization projects. My pantry is always an ongoing project. Last year we put shelves on the inside of the door. I kept my food wraps there (plastic, aluminium, parchment, etc.) but they often come flying off when the door moves. So yesterday we installed a shelf just … Read more

My Holiday Book Gift Guide

It’s that time of year when we are all scrambling for gift ideas. Cyber Monday has us all looking for great shopping ideas. Let me help you! I have written what sometimes feels like a whole library of books (over 40 titles!) and there is pretty much a title on my list for everyone on … Read more


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Welcome to Putting It All on the Table, where I do in fact, put it all on the table. This is my blogging home where my interests are gathered in one place – food, travel, books, decorating, collecting, gardening, organizing, and sometimes some unrelated topics. I began my blogging life at, where I earned … Read more

Parchment Paper Folding Technique

Ok, so you’re thinking, cooking with parchment paper packets has to require some trick, or amazing origami moves. It doesn’t! It’s easier than you could have imagined. Here’s how to start.  The size of parchment you need will depend on whether you’re cooking an individual portion or a family style portion. I find that an … Read more

Spinach Stuffed Pork Roast

Sometimes I try to make Sunday dinner (roasts or pot pies, things that feel sort of homey), but who feels like spending tons of time doing dishes on a Sunday night? Not me. By Sunday night I’m trying to reserve my energy for the busy week ahead. This past weekend, I made a spinach stuffed … Read more

Martha Mondays: Brie and Ham Sandwich

Ana at Sweet Almond Tree chose Brie and Ham Sandwich for this week. It was definitely an easy recipe, that’s for sure. I ended up wrapping mine in parchment and putting them in the oven to heat them up and melt the cheese. I also used a ciabatta baguette, which is a little flatter and … Read more

Another way to use parchment paper is in your panini press, waffle iron or George Foreman-type grill for sandwiches. Wrap your sandwiches in parchment, then cook. You won’t have to clean off the appliance once you’re done this way, and scraping melted cheese and sauces off these can be one nasty job!

Chicken with Guac and Arugula

I was in the mood for something Mexican, but enchiladas have that messy pan to deal with! Instead, I made this great (and easy!) recipe in parchment. You can either use purchased guacamole or make your own easy substitute: Lazy Man’s Guac Smash one avocado and top with the juice of 1/4 a lime and … Read more