So you know that roast dinner? The one that I seem to keep writing about? Well…I do like to stretch a chicken if I can into as many meals as possible, and this bird is no different. It’s getting cold here in MA and I wanted something hearty, that didn’t take a lot of time … Continue reading Cheating Chicken Pot Pie
My husband and I have loved eating this since we first tasted it in 2007- but have never been brave enough to try to make it ourselves. I’m not quite sure why, it’s not that difficult to make, to be honest I think we may have been preserving a memory of a little French man … Continue reading Raclette
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 some people coming over and figured I would roast them as an appetizer and to … Continue reading Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
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 better parties. I get it. I too fall into some of these categories- your herbs … Continue reading Herb Flower Pesto
Today I thought I was going to blog about pickled carrots – I’ve been meaning to… but I stayed up really late last night and woke up really early. I couldn’t stop thinking about Z starting preschool (yay!! I mean boo… no really, YAY!) For some reason new beginnings always make me think about bread. … Continue reading Finnish Bread- Breakfast in Bed Anyone?
It may be gross, but I’m still working through those (now frozen) burgers from fourth of july. While contemplating how else I could transform them, I thought, really, what is more American, than a sloppy joe? Now I realize that here in the States there are actually 2 types of sloppy joe. But my parents … Continue reading Sloppy Joes
For Z’s birthday, I asked what she wanted served at her birthday tea party. She INSTANTLY replied “Mac & Cheese with squash”. What?? Ummm…okay…so…I figured if she’s asking for it, why not go whole hog? We had recently gone to a PYO Snap Pea place and purchased 3 beautiful baby squash, so I figured this … Continue reading Birthday Mac & Cheese