The Thanksgiving Recipe Collection

I’m calling it early this year. I have a baby who pretty much wants to be held and snuggled all the time. I am happy to oblige but I’m also pooped! I’ve got ideas for all new and exciting light takes on Thanksgiving foods bouncing all around in my head unfortunately, chances are good they won’t appear here until next…

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Muffin Pan Frittatas

Forgive me for working backwards. Rather than including a recipe in my previous post I thought those mini frittatas deserved their own moment in the sun. The frittatas were really very simple to prepare but I must confess I didn’t keep notes on the amounts used in the filling. Without revisiting the recipe I would say you will need 3…

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Stir-Fry to the Rescue!

Here’s the scenario: You go to the store full of resolve to eat healthier. In the produce section you load your basket with fresh vegetables grabbing something in every color and a few extra green things for good measure. Back home all those pops of color transform the refrigerator into your personal farmers market. Words like crisp, abundant, and vibrant pop…

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Picnic Perfect Potato Salad

This potato salad was a highlight of our Father’s Day dinner menu. I served it along side grilled turkey bratwursts (no buns), grilled sweet onions, and a fancy green salad my sister-in-law provided. The potato salad was a hit around the table and I know a few people went back for more. Today it made a very satisfying lunch with…

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Cashew Romesco Sauce

Romesco “(Catalan pronunciation: [ruˈmɛsku]) is a nut and red pepper-based sauce from Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.” – Wikipedia I’ve been up to my elbows in a home improvement project. We have been wishing, hoping, and planning to replace most of our well worn wall-to-wall carpeting with wood laminate for several years. Last fall we picked the flooring company and took home a few samples, they sat for…

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