Creamy Brown Sugar Apple Dip

I think my doctor would be very pleased with the number of apples I eat when this dip is around. Maybe not so pleased that my ratio of apple slices : tablespoons of creamy, sugary dip is approximately 1 : 1, but fruit is fruit, am I right? This is by far my favorite thing […]

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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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Recipe

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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Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

DON’T FREAK OUT. But I am calling these muffins. I know, I know. They have frosting. This seems to solidify a baked good’s identity as a cupcake, but hear me out! The frosting is cream cheese, which you would eat on a bagel which is perfectly acceptable to have for BREAKFAST. Oh, and there’s also […]

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3 Easy Fall Tablescapes

fall centerpiece

Because fall is a time for gathering, here are three easy table ideas to gather your loved ones around. 1. Neutral Fall Minimalistic, neutral, natural, rustic. Think white pumpkins and lush greenery, with lots of browns and natural tones. Linen Napkin, White Pitcher, Leaf Napkin Ring, White Votives, Wood Place Card Holder, Placemat Yep, use your pitcher as your centerpiece. […]

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Fall Hash with Sweet Potato, Brussels Sprout, and Sausage

Before we go full steam ahead into winter foods, here is a last hurrah for fall: the ultimate fall hash. Pan-crisped sweet potato cubes with charred Brussels sprouts and diced red onion, all cooked together in rendered sausage fat, and topped with perfectly baked eggs. With simple, affordable ingredients, a quick prep-time, and an ultra-delicious result, hash has […]

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Butternut Squash Soup with Herbed Chicken and White Beans

On chilly fall days that are starting to feel like winter, there is nothing better than a hearty bowl of piping hot soup. And the very best kind of soup? One you can whip up in under an hour. This dish features the classic sweetness and silky texture of a butternut squash soup, with a subtle spicy kick, […]

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