What’s more summery than a salad made of ingredients from the farmers’ market? Fresh kale, cabbage, carrots and scallions are the stars of this dish! Continue reading Fresh from the Farmers’ Market: Thai-Inspired Chopped Salad
Tonight we continued our quest for the perfect burger, a pursuit that started more than five years ago when we got married. We’ve tried beef burgers, turkey burgers, stuffed burgers, burgers grilled over charcoal, burgers with a variety of toppings… We went a traditional route for dinner tonight. The Not Quite Perfect Yet Burger Yields … Continue reading The Quest For The Perfect Burger
I LOVE pulled pork and this recipe couldn’t be easier — turn on the slow cooker before work and arrive home to a delicious barbecue dinner that has pretty much cooked itself! Topped with sweet and spicy homemade barbecue sauce and some crunchy slaw, I can’t think of much that I’d rather come home to … Continue reading Slow Cooker Pulled Pork & Homemade BBQ Sauce
I was so excited when I logged in to my blog this morning to find that my Spring Photo Challenge post was being featured on Freshly Pressed! Thank you all for reading and for your comments! I truly LOVE writing about/photographing food, so it is amazing to have my efforts recognized by so many and … Continue reading Spring Recipes: Lamb, Asparagus and Eggs
One of the things I enjoy most about St. Patrick’s Day is the leftover corned beef. I posted my recipe for homemade (preservative-free) corned beef earlier this week and I was sure to make extra for a couple of my favorite corned-beef dishes: corned beef hash and Reuben sandwiches. I hope you enjoy them as … Continue reading Happy Corned Beef Day!
Today was broccoli soup day as well as “spring” cleaning day due to yet another snow day! I took all of my clothes out of my closet and reorganized them. Natalie helped me… Then I made us some nice and warm broccoli cheese soup. I can’t get enough soup lately! Over the last few weeks … Continue reading Warm soup for a cold day!
Meet Charlie… Meet Charlie’s friends…carrots, celery, onions, cilantro, kosher salt and peppercorns. They’re taking a bath together…in very hot water…for about an hour…after which time, Charlie and his friends will magically be transformed into Chicken Tortilla Soup! Here’s the recipe: Chicken Tortilla Soup 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil … Continue reading Chicken Tortilla Soup