Pureed Vegetable Soup

Pureed Vegetable Soups

I’m not a fan of any sentence that begins with “when I lived in France…”. It sounds so elitist and like whatever the second part of the sentence is will have some assumed superiority. Just know that if ever I were to begin a sentence in that way, I wouldn’t mean it in any sort […]

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12 Recipes to Make This Fall

I love eating my way through the seasons. But sometimes, if I don’t plan ahead, I get so busy that I never get around to eating some of my favorites.  So, here is a round up of things to definitely not forget to make this fall! Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe […]

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Pumpkin Chili

Is it too early in the season to declare this my favorite chili of the year? I’m doing it anyway. I hesitate to even call this a pumpkin chili because it really is just a good, basic chili that happens to have pumpkin in it. And I am convinced it has universal appeal to individuals […]

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Roasted kielbasa, broccoli, sweet potato with ketchup

No, that’s not a typo. And I didn’t forget to title this post. We really just call this recipe “recipe.” To be precise, this is Recipe 2.0. The original recipe is my Dad’s, and if I’m not mistaken, was born out of the need for a meal that made the best use of a college student’s […]

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Baked Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce Recipe

Applesauce is a food that is so infinitely better when it’s homemade, that it almost feels like it should have a different name than the store-bought stuff. Perfectly sweet, cinnamony, chunky, and best served warm – straight from the oven. I love to bake applesauce because it is so much less fussy than stovetop applesauce: […]

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Creamy mac & cheese

Mac & cheese is a staple dinner in our house. Not only for the obvious reason of it being possibly the most delicious food of all time, but also because we seem to always have some variety of mac & cheese ingredients on hand, making it the perfect we-don’t-want-to-grocery-shop-but-are-out-of-food dinner. (You know what I’m talking […]

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Chicken Corn Chowder

Chicken Corn Chowder in bowls topped with bacon and scallions

Do you ever accidentally over-buy sale produce? You get home from the grocery store feeling like the responsible, money-saving adult that you are only to look in your pantry and realize that you have neither the space to store, nor the willpower to consume the 10-pounds of sweet potatoes you just bought. But the whole bag was $2.99! […]

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian chili with sour cream and green onions

We fell off the Sunday Soup Night bandwagon for a bit what with being out of town and the holidays falling on Sundays, but we’re back on it and are settling in for a long winter. For the January installment of the Sunday Soup Night series, I’m sharing a recipe for a vegetarian chili in […]

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Classic Chicken Pot Pie

Let’s talk about pot pies. Because it was 60 degrees and sunny two weeks ago and now there are 10 inches of snow outside and I’ve been craving cold-weather food. I love when pot pies have a lot of veggies it them – it makes me forget that I’m basically just eating butter in a kind […]

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Chicken, Bacon, Goat Cheese Pasta with Rosemary & Charred Brussels Sprouts

Creamy goat cheese pasta with charred Brussels sprouts

We’re going there. You know those cold, winter nights where all you want is a bowl of comfort food? I’m going to suggest this pasta. Penne in a creamy, bacony, goat cheesy sauce with chicken and rosemary, all topped with shaved parmesan and crispy shredded Brussels sprouts. The secret of the perfectly silky, creamy sauce? […]

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