If it isn’t obvious by now, I live off grains. I could sustain myself on a variety of grains or pastas with an assortment of roasted vegetables. My husband on the other hand, really only wants meat. He’s a good sport and humours my would-be vegetarianism fairly frequently, but it’s not often that I make […]
There are recipes that make you feel like you could run a marathon, simply because of the energy and nutrition they provide you with. Then, there are recipes that make you feel like putting on sweatpants, getting comfy in front of the fire and never leaving the house. Chrissy Teigen’s Mac & Cheese is one […]
I’ve never had much luck with recipes requiring yeast. Either the dough didn’t rise, or I over-proofed it and it collapsed. Recipes calling for yeast always seemed very science-y to me. You know, requiring you adhere to the recipe exactly. I will say that this recipe does require you follow the steps to the letter, […]
Possibly an exaggeration, but ultimately, that’s the kind of dinner I’m looking for during the week. Today’s recipe came about somewhat haphazardly when wandering through the aisles of our new local grocery store. You know you live in a small town when the opening of the grocery store leads to near riot type of excitement. […]
Salads in the summer appeal to me for a couple reasons: I don’t like heating my house any more than I have to and I don’t often feel like having a heavy meal when it’s hot outside. Enter this salad.
Vegetables masquerading as a meat-ful meal? Perish the thought…or not.
Back in the kitchen and looking for a challenge, I decided to tackle pork carnitas. In fact, I had big plans to make my own tortillas too, but the motivation ran out after several hours were spent in the kitchen. I searched for ages, trying to find a recipe for carnitas that didn’t involve using […]
I’m not eating eggs that often. I love eggs and this is very upsetting. In fact, I had blood taken for a food sensitivity test and it let me know that I shouldn’t be eating any dairy, egg whites, corn, peas, or food or drink made using brewer’s yeast. Essentially, all of the things that […]
Happy New Year! It’s the 6th, so I guess we’re getting to the point where it’s no longer necessary to mention that it’s 2018. I have several new cookbooks to share recipes with you this year. Today’s recipe is for Mango Apple Ceviche and it’s really good. It’s from the new Smitten Kitchen cookbook, which […]
Kale. How do you feel about kale? This following recipe is a super easy recipe for a simple kale salad. It requires minimal effort, but is quite filling and, without a doubt, healthy! I enjoy it as a main, but it could easily be a great accompaniment to a meal. This is a similar, but […]