Steak in the Pan with Butter, Potatoes au Gratin & a Perfect Manhattan #PartyLikeAMadMan

Virtual Mad Men Finale Party – Steak in the Pan with Butter, Potatoes au Gratin, and a Perfect Manhattan

This Sunday is the beginning of the end of Mad Men. Sniffle. I have been a huge fan of the show for years and am sad to see it end. But that doesn't mean I can't still throw a little party of my own … [Read more...]

Sourdough Bread

Sourdough Bread

I have made a couple of breads in the past, but never one that yielded a typical bread you'd use for sandwiches. For whatever reason, I've always been very intimidated by the whole bread making … [Read more...]

Winter Risotto with Farro and Arborio Rice

Winter Risotto with Farro and Arborio Rice

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited on a Chevy Farm-to-Table Road Trip, which was SO much fun! Chauffeured in snazzy Chevrolets, the group first went to Terrain in Glen Mills for lunch at their cafe … [Read more...]

Browned Butter and Lemon Brussels Sprouts

Browned Butter and Lemon Brussels Sprouts

I love love love Brussels sprouts. I truly don't understand why I was told they were gross when I was a kid, they are a favorite veggie of mine now! Most recipes for Brussels sprouts include … [Read more...]

Cardamom-Glazed Carrots

Cardamom-Glazed Carrots

Carrots are a staple on most Thanksgiving tables. My dad loves super mushy carrots, which just don't do it for me.  I want a bit of a crunch! So this version from Cooking Light is perfect for me; … [Read more...]

Steamed Spinach with Curry Butter

Steamed Spinach with Curry Butter

Sometimes your sides need a bit more pizzazz. This simple recipe from Cooking Light adds a ton of flavor (and a little bit of heat if you want it) with little effort and time. The recipe below makes … [Read more...]

Apple-Sage Stuffing Cups

Apple-Sage Stuffing Cups

Stuffing is one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving, probably because it's usually the only time of year I get to eat it. But now that I've found this awesome single serving version, I can have it … [Read more...]

Cherry-Port Cranberry Sauce

Cherry-Port Cranberry Sauce

I absolutely love cranberry sauce. This not-too-tart and not-too-sweet Thanksgiving staple is always a favorite of mine. Now I don't turn my nose up at the canned stuff, but this homemade … [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...]

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...]

Roasted Beet Hummus

Roasted Beet Hummus

I am just drawn to the color of beets. They make any dish look absolutely beautiful! I've done a couple of other beet dishes on here (Beet Risotto, Gemelli with Brown Butter Beet Sauce, and Roasted … [Read more...]

Farro, Berry, & Walnut Salad

Farro, Berry, and Walnut Salad

This recipe from Cooking Light is actually supposed to be a side dish. But I thought it would make a great summer lunch! I have been looking for something that can be made the night beforehand and … [Read more...]