There’s something about roasting a chicken that seems so homey to me. It makes your house smell delicious and you have this lovely piece of meat that you can carve up-so that once you’ve decided you’ve had enough roast it can transform into something else. Right now fresh fennel bulbs are seasonal (which I absolutely … Continue reading Roasted Chicken with Fresh Fennel
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?
A little sad…yesterday…I used the last of this year’s PYO Strawberries. Now that the season is officially over, we’ll have to go back to the slightly water-y tasting grocery store ones to get our fix. To honor the last, slightly sad looking strawberries who somehow did not get eaten in the past 2 weeks (and … Continue reading Strawberry Crumble
Z and I love cucumbers, and seeing that it’s spring, we always seem to have an overabundance of them. Growing up, my dad always made this balsamic-y cucumber salad that to this day I still love. but I thought, how can I put my own stamp on this incredibly easy, inexpensive and healthy side dish? … Continue reading Pomegranate Cucumber Salad
As most of you know by now, my husband and I spent a bit of time living in London, where we’ve picked up some annoying habits of inflection, and to those of us who don’t know us that well, they assume we’re just anglophiles (we’re not, we totally know that some stuff over there is … Continue reading Vegetarian Shepard’s Pie
This comes from my friend Colleen. She is exceptionally talented in the kitchen and has a way of making something from nothing, which is particularly notable since she has a child with severe food allergies. From her mouth… Being a completely untalented baker and having a child with severe food allergies is totally not a … Continue reading Guest Recipe: Depression Cake