Summertime brings such a shift in our home- the lack of rhythms and schedules, and ways of being. The kitchen is a different space altogether. With teenagers at home and a son home from college- the kitchen seems to be in use all day and night- so much food, so many dishes, so many baking … Continue reading Standout Summer Salad: Peach Cherry Tomato Burrata Salad
Meatloaf is not a dish that is talked about much these days. I don't think it is because we are anti-beef, since in the U.S. we seem to be obsessed with burgers. Maybe people think meatloaf is a dated and tired dish. If that's you, I believe this Fresh Italian Meatloaf recipe (that my friend … Continue reading Cozy Modern Meat & Potatoes
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
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!
Thanksgiving week is upon us! Hooray for some time off and great food. My sister and mom and I are emailing each other and suggesting the "must-haves" for our Thanksgiving feast. It is a carb-heavy list, of course (Here are some of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes!) This corn is DE-LI-CIOUS! There is not a healthy thing … Continue reading Crock Pot Creamed Corn & Giving Thanks