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Weekend Beef Stew

Weekend Beef Stew

It’s been a month since my last blog post and so much happened in and outside the kitchen. As I look back at 2017 and prepare for what will be an amazing 2018, my heart is full. I am grateful for the love and support […]

Apple Bosc Stuffing

Apple Bosc Stuffing

By now everyone has made Thanksgiving plans and are gearing up for the big day. There’s so much history behind Thanksgiving and while some folks actually dislike the holiday, I think it’s safe to say most people enjoy taking a long break to spend time with family […]

Autumn Quinoa Bowl

Autumn Quinoa Bowl

You can never go wrong with a simple hearty meal in a bowl on an autumn day, but hearty dishes don’t necessarily need to consist of meat or meat products. It can be some sort of starchy vegetable best consumed in the fall and winter seasons […]

Roasted Beet Salad with Oranges

Roasted Beet Salad with Oranges

Red or golden, beets are a wonderful way to bring a pop of color to any salad. When I pick beets, I make sure they’re firm, heavy, and bright in color. Beets go well with a fennel, nuts and some cheeses, but I like pairing them with […]

Skillet Mac & Queso

Skillet Mac & Queso

Macaroni and Cheese is one of my favorite comfort foods. I grew up mostly on the packaged powder brands, but nothing beats homemade mac and cheese. Skillet Mac & Queso is my weeknight go-to because it requires very little clean-up and has become a family favorite. Not […]

Phyllo Egg Cups

Phyllo Egg Cups

I never thought about using phyllo in my cooking until a few years ago, when I purchased a box with the intention of making a Greek dish. The box of phyllo sat in my freezer for days and when I decided to use it forgot […]

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

A few times a month I roll up my sleeves, throw on an apron, and bake some type of cake, bread or cookies from scratch. Every baking session starts off with an upbeat playlist or one of my favorite Podcasts playing in the background. On […]

Goat Cheese & Shallot Puffs

Goat Cheese & Shallot Puffs

Greetings from my tiny kitchen! I’m officially counting down to the start of autumn and can barely contain my excitement. I spent a lot of time away from my kitchen this summer catching up with friends and family, but I’m looking forward to spending some […]

One-Skillet Meat & Potatoes with Carrots

One-Skillet Meat & Potatoes with Carrots

I noticed something odd on my way home the other day. The leaves have started to turn brown, red and orange. Some have fallen to the ground and have covered the bright green grass, signaling the end of summer. It seems that autumn has decided […]

Garlic Rosemary Chicken for Dos

Garlic Rosemary Chicken for Dos

I like cooking with herbs, particular rosemary.  I hope to get a rosemary tattoo someday, although it won’t smell as nice as the temporary scented version designed by Vincent Jeannerot for Tattly. I became obsessed with rosemary in my 20s after taking a cooking class and learning all the […]