Shrimp Rotini with Arugula Pesto

Shrimp Rotini with Arugula Pesto

We are in that weird beginning-of-fall/end-of-summer phase right now, where the weather can be anywhere from 50-80 degrees. So my weeknight dinners are just as random. I keep going in between comfort … [Read more...]

Autumn Apple Salad with Cinnamon Honey Dijon Dressing

Autumn Apple Salad with Cinnamon Honey Dijon Dressing

It's September which means apples are right in their prime season! Although apples are available year-round, most apples ripen in the August-October time frame. I've had a craving for apples ever … [Read more...]

Cheese Ravioli with Pesto

Cheese Ravioli with Pesto

I have another busy week this week so I needed some easy meals that can be prepared quickly. Pasta is usually a great option and this recipe is no exception. It comes together in about 15 … [Read more...]

Eggplant and Portobello Pasta

Eggplant & Portobello Pasta #BeerLoversHH

I love cooking with beer, I've used it a lot in past recipes -- everything from Beer-Steamed Clams and Mussels to Pumpkin Spice Bread. So this new cookbook is right up my alley! The Ultimate Beer … [Read more...]

Farfalle with Sun-Dried Tomato and Scallion Cream

Farfalle with Sun-Dried Tomato and Scallion Cream

Almost every Sunday night, my boyfriend and I have pasta for dinner. We typically just have spaghetti or rigatoni with meat sauce. I make the sauce in huge batches and freeze it for later use. Last … [Read more...]

Spicy Flank Steak Tacos with Watermelon Salsa

Spicy Flank Steak Tacos with Watermelon Salsa

When I first spotted this recipe in the August issue of Cooking Light, I knew I wanted to make it. I have never used watermelon in a savory recipe before and it sounded like a perfect summer dinner! … [Read more...]

Charred Corn Salad with Basil and Tomatoes

Charred Corn Salad with Basil and Tomatoes #WhatAGrillWants

Grilled corn is one of my absolute favorite foods of summer. There is just nothing like a cob of sweet corn charred over a grill. Mmm. But as much as I love a simple corn on the cob, sometimes I need … [Read more...]

Pasta Rustica with Smoked Mozzarella

Pasta Rustica with Smoked Mozzarella

If you follow my Facebook page, you may have seen that my recipe for Wild Mushroom Truffled Pizza Topped with a Runny Egg won a recipe contest hosted by Cooking Planit and sponsored by Formaggio … [Read more...]

Hazelnut-Mocha Banana Smoothie

Hazelnut-Mocha Banana Smoothie

I am trying to get into the habit of making (and wanting) smoothies for breakfast. They are so simple to make and work great for meals on the go. My boyfriend is a huge fan of green smoothies, where … [Read more...]

Peach-Glazed Chicken with Peach-Studded Bulgur

Peach-Glazed Chicken with Peach-Studded Bulgur

My boyfriend loves peaches so I am always keeping an eye out for any recipe that incorporates peaches into it. This recipe from Cooking Light not only included peaches two ways, but it also used a … [Read more...]