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Butternut Squash Soup

Perhaps you noticed I’ve been M.I.A. recently. Funny thing; it’s hard to cook (much less even think about) food when you are moaning the days away on the couch with morning sickness. That’s been my life for the past six weeks. That’s right, our nest of three is expanding next spring. I am working on … Continue reading

Firecracker Coleslaw

It’s been a great 4th of July weekend. We’ve done it all. From the beach to the ice cream shop to the bbq for dinner.  Little Guy’s sleeping after another full day of playing with fire trucks, his kiddie pool and sandbox and in his newly redesigned play room.  The only thing on my 4th … Continue reading

Gnocchi with Truffled Sweet Pea Puree

It’s Monday again, so it’s time for me to send a meatless recipe your way. Today we’re are going upscale, easy upscale that is! Tonight’s dinner is Potato Gnocchi and Truffled Pea Puree. Gnocchi is one of those foods that everyone thinks are super hard to make, but between you and me they are super … Continue reading

Vegeriffic Veggie Sauce

It’s Meatless Monday again and this time there were no mistakes! So far I’ve just made Monday pasta night, and tonight we again stuck to the safe Italian meatless theme and had calzones. I had some pizza dough that I made over the weekend in the freezer so I pulled that out and whipped together … Continue reading

The Sage in Bloom

This week the barrel planter that held last summer’s herb garden gave a homesick Texan a little treat. My sage bloomed. I wanted to let it completely bloom and go to seed, but the sage looks really nice this year, and I’ll want a little of that for some roast chicken soon. In the fall … Continue reading

Meatless Monday Attempt #1: Dinner only this week

Tonight is Monday, and we are going to have our first intentional Meatless Monday dinner. It’s a gimme dinner – pasta with a braised tomato sauce and salad. Right now leftover tomatoes are braising in the oven with garlic, olive oil, leftover basil from a recipe last week, wild onions from my in-laws’ back yard, … Continue reading