Surprise! I cooked with Pumpkin!

Surprise! I cooked with Pumpkin!

Alright – I know that this mixture of smushed up pumpkin and black beans is far from pretty, but I promise you it’s quite tasty. This is a little...

Read More »
Not Exactly Football Food…

Not Exactly Football Food…

I love having friends who to cook and craft with. When I asked my friend Vanessa to come over and help me decorate glitter pumpkins for my wedding, the...

Read More »
Can’t Stop Baking!

Can’t Stop Baking!

Since I got my new Kitchenaid mixer last Thursday, I’ve used it 5 times. It’s just so much fun, and really does seem to produce a better baked good,...

Read More »
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (PG)

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (PG)

This weekend, I went searching for the perfect oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe. I found many different variations: some with fruit, some with nuts, some even with orange zest....

Read More »
Date Night – Homestyle

Date Night – Homestyle

There’s no denying it: a weekend is not a proper weekend for my fiance and I without the enjoyment of some really delicious food. We truly enjoy food, love...

Read More »
Pumpkin Pear Galette

Pumpkin Pear Galette

Here’s another selection from my current favorite cookbook, Pumpkin. The sugar pumpkin I cut up for my creamy shrimp and rice went quite a long way, so I wanted...

Read More »
Homegrown Gourmet #1: Sandwiches

Homegrown Gourmet #1: Sandwiches

We have a little tradition in my family, and that is that you MUST make chicken salad from the chicken leftover from making matzoh ball soup. It just wouldn’t...

Read More »