Monthly Archives: September 2013

Apple Ginger Scones

Last week Zara’s preschool went on a field trip to an apple orchard. I, being the paranoid parent that I am tagged along. We had a TON of fun! Picture this, 17 kids, a lot of parents, several siblings and … Continue reading

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Insanely Good Dark Chocolate Brownies

While chatting with a friend in London (how flippantly can that be written?) we delved into the topic of community, how in western communities it seems that while we have the larger amount of wealth and individualism in the west- … Continue reading

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Greek Stuffed Butternut Squash

As you may have guessed, I love squash of all kinds. Since it is ’tis the season of squash-every time I go to the grocery store I get a little giddy (dorky I know) to see the mounds of squash … Continue reading

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Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Every year when pumpkin season begins I get over zealous and make a week’s worth of pumpkin recipes – saving the seeds to roast in the oven. Last week I had two pumpkins worth of seeds in the fridge and … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Stuffed Another Way

I love pumpkins. I’m actually one of those weird people who doesn’t really like sweet pumpkin recipes (although every year I bake a few delicious ones) I much prefer savory. I shared my all time favorite stuffed pumpkin recipe, and … Continue reading

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Herb Flower Pesto

We’ve all been there. You’ve planted some beautiful herbs, diligently cut and used them all summer long. But it got a little colder outside…kids went (back) to school… you went on vacation…you stopped using your backyard because your friends hosted … Continue reading

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Tasha’s Corner: Orzo with Butternut Squash Italian Style

A few days ago Jared and I lost our car. Most ridiculously, a shredded tire resulted in wires everywhere and a totaled vehicle. We then towed said car back to Philly and experienced a second ordeal. Our tow truck driver … Continue reading

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Stuffed Pumpkin Fondue

This may be my favorite dish. It screams “fall is here” and is so delightfully decadent that I itch to make it throughout the year, but hold-off. When I see the first sugar pumpkin in stores (or strangely in this … Continue reading

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Tomato Pesto Appetizer

This past weekend we went to a friend’s house for a cookout. They asked we bring an appetizer or a side- I wanted to make something delicious and visually appealing, using what I had in my kitchen. We had the … Continue reading

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Gallo Pinto- Nicaraguan Red Beans and Rice

This post has a purpose (not that every post doesn’t have a purpose)- you see, one of my friends and her girlfriend are about to embark upon an incredible journey to investigate the viability of creating a health care center … Continue reading

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