There is nothing much cozier than an apple crisp on a cold night. I was planning to make an apple dessert for my friend's birthday in November, because that's one of her favorite dessert-genres. I saw Julia Turshen's Apple Crisp recipe, and since I love her recipes I knew it would be delicious. I added … Continue reading Cozy Apple Crisp
2 Dressings, 2 Podcasts, 2 Prayers
I wanted to pass along these things that have become staples in my home. Hope you enjoy! 2 salad dressings, 2 podcasts and 2 prayers.
Eton Mess: A Recent Introduction to an English Classic
There is nothing like food, in my opinion, to transport you to another place. Whether it is a food memory from a place I've been that lodges so deeply in my mind, or whether it is a food that is shared locally by a person from a far off land as an introduction to their … Continue reading Eton Mess: A Recent Introduction to an English Classic
Julia Turshen’s New Cookbook, Best Black Beans with Avocado Salad Recipe & a List of Tips and Tools
Julia Turshen’s new cookbook just came out- Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food. I love her book, Small Victories and have used many of the recipes on repeat in my kitchen. I wrote about her perfect eggs HERE. Julia is a very accomplished cook and recipe writer. She is also a very … Continue reading Julia Turshen’s New Cookbook, Best Black Beans with Avocado Salad Recipe & a List of Tips and Tools
Cool Jules: A Food Memory I Can’t Shake
About 23 years ago I went on a day trip with my team from the non-profit organization where I worked. We went whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River in North Carolina. I'm not a thrill-seeker by nature, but rafting with a group of friends/coworkers is something I'm in for. In fact, I would join most … Continue reading Cool Jules: A Food Memory I Can’t Shake
Instant Pot Steel Cut Oatmeal
It's getting colder and since we are trying to find ways to gather outside when hanging out with people, I am starting to think brunch and lunch are better options than dinner because it is getting dark and cold in Nashville by 5. This oatmeal is great for your household on any day, but can … Continue reading Instant Pot Steel Cut Oatmeal
I Keep Making This Broccoli Salad!
You know when you make something and it's so easy, satisfying, and it's a crowd pleaser, and then you make it again and again? I have done that with a few things during these *strange times*. And I try to stop myself before I over-do it and cause my family to be sick of it. … Continue reading I Keep Making This Broccoli Salad!
Loaf #3: Artisan Bread (& My New Friend)
As mentioned in 2 of my recent posts, I have had quite the run with loaf making. This post is about classic artisan bread, or "crusty bread" as we call it in my house. During the pandemic there has been much talk about sourdough bread making (and vegetable gardening, and house projects, and many of … Continue reading Loaf #3: Artisan Bread (& My New Friend)
Simply Delicious One-Pot Pasta
I'm all about a fresh, tasty meal that is EASY. I don't have much bandwidth for complex these days, as everything feels complex already. And I wanted to make sure and share this before the basil & tomatoes are withered and gone. This One Pot Tomato Basil Pasta from Martha Stewart is a winner. There … Continue reading Simply Delicious One-Pot Pasta
Lots of Loaves (#2 Must Make Loaf: Banana Bran Bread)
I am a big fan of Banana Bread and Bran muffins. So, this spring, when I was baking bread (like the rest of the country in quarantine), I was wanting to find a way to merge the tastiness and resourcefulness of Banana Bread with the hearty, nutty, healthiness of Bran. I searched in many places … Continue reading Lots of Loaves (#2 Must Make Loaf: Banana Bran Bread)