Welcome to my blog! Thanks for checking me out. My passion for making a mess in the kitchen began thanks to my two lovely girls. After burning, over-salting and defrosting most of our meals, I decided it was time to get serious. Lucky for me – I could taste! And if you can taste, you can cook.

Bacon and Radish Chicken Noodle Soup

Cooking is not something that came naturally for me, but I have always been allured by food – whether it’s a burger smothered with special sauce or duck confit roulade on a bed of arugula. Writing, however, has always been a passion of mine. My writing has gone from Children’s Books to audio transcripts and then here, to recipes, and I am so glad to have found this forum.

Homemade Granola with Yogurt Covered Blueberries

I’ve found so many more passions from this little food blog. The greatest one has been photography. Right now I am just starting to get into a good groove with my camera and I have a lot to learn, but it’s been so fun! So, whether you’re here to grab a good recipe, be inspired, or just drool, I hope you enjoy your time browsing.



Blogs I love:

  • Looking for Gluten Free or Dairy Free Recipes and Resources? Check out my friend’s blog, Angela’s Kitchen
  • I am not a mommy-blogger. So, if you’re in need of some cute baby cheeks and giggles to get through your day, check out my friend Ruth’s blog at Baby Duck Monologues
  • And, let’s not forget my photography mentor and visual inspirationist, the talented story-teller with a lens at Amandalynn Jones Photography


  • Looking for a brand ambassador, product promotion, product reviews, sponsored posts, food photography or recipe development? E-mail Me at therealistichousewife (at) gmail (dot) com
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