Menu Plan Monday – 6/6

I feel like it’s been weeks since I made a decent, home-cooked meal. And it probably has been. Not only do I miss cooking because I enjoy it, but I miss it because I’m becoming a fatty fat fat on all this take out. I feel so gross! We got the kitchen fully unpacked this… 

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The Beginnings of a Garden

I know, it’s a little bit late to be starting a garden from seed. But I’m an eternal optimist (okay, not really) and I’m hoping that the longer growing season will work in my favor. I bought a bunch of heirloom seeds from Baker Creek because I just can’t with boring veggies. So here’s the… 

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Guest Post: How to Make Whole Wheat Pretzel Rolls

Hi everyone, this is Matt here from the FaveDiets blog. I know it’s a weird association, but I love pretzel bread rolls in the summertime. I first discovered pretzel rolls at my local farmer’s market last summer, and I have been gobbling them up ever since. I love them as they have the dark crust… 

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Pierogi Mushroom Bake

Improvisational Cookery: Pierogi Mushroom Bake

I love pierogies! Maybe it’s because I’m part Polish or maybe it’s because my mom used to make them all the time when I was a kid. They are a favorite comfort food of mine, which makes it all the more tragic that my husband absolutely refused to eat them for many years. My husband… 

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Menu Plan Monday – 5/23

We’re moving on Friday, so this week we’re getting a lot of take-out. At first, it’s fun, but then I inevitably start craving home cooking. I can’t wait to hit up the farmer’s market and cook with fresh veggies again! Last week’s big winner was the Smoked Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes. I wanted to make something… 

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Pesto Roasted Veggie Sandwiches

Recipe | Pesto-Roasted Veggie Sandwiches

I never need an excuse to go to our local French bakery. I might go there to get something for a meal, but I won’t leave without a tarte tatin or eclair. The bakery is owned and operated by a French family, so the food and the accents really make you feel like you’re in… 

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