A food blog featuring recipes with the flavor bumped up by spices, seasonings, and easy ingredients.
Cheers to a brand new year! 2023 is shaping up to be the year of the declutter for me and first on the list was cleaning out our hall closet and turning it into a backup pantry to house mixing bowls, flour canisters, and small appliances/kitchen tools.
The past month of my life has been unofficially sponsored by the book “Listen to Your Vegetables” by Sarah Grueneberg and Kate Hedding.
What a couple of weeks it’s been! But also, why can’t it be fall all the time? Fall food = the best food.
Sending silent thanks to the universe that it’s almost September and we’re quickly approaching the absolute best time of year on the OBX.
Shall we talk about what we’re eating? Here’s what went on at our house this week: Usually we deviate from the white board slightly but, this week, I’m glad to say it all went pretty much as planned.
Back again with another week’s worth of dinners and a recipe! Here was the original plan for the week: We didn’t totally stick to this plan but came pretty close.
Hiiiii! It’s been about a million minutes since I’ve posted but I’m excited to try something new here today: sharing last week’s menu from our house! Selfishly, I want these weekly menus here because I want to document the memories.
Reddit's favorite tortellini pasta salad with caramelized shallots, *crispy* prosciutto, peas, and a light, creamy dressing!
These sweet little squares highlight the classic peanut butter/banana flavor combo but with whole wheat flour for extra nuttiness!
An enchilada casserole with layers and layers of flour tortillas, cheese, and a creamy chicken, spinach, and (store-bought) tomatillo salsa filling.
Noodles (and some spiralized broccoli stems, if you like!) are dressed up with a spicy, Szechuan-infused miso sauce and addictively-crispy fried shallots!
The best way to cook eggplant! Toss it in a sweet and spicy sauce and roast in the oven until crisp.
One huge dinner salad packed with leafy greens (kale!), chicken, fruit, nuts, and cheese.
A savory stew with quick-cooking ground beef, veggies, and a tasty beer-infused stock, all topped with flaky cheddar-dill scones.
Perfect little homemade hand pies featuring a super buttery pecan pastry dough stuffed with a savory butternut squash and country ham filling!
These Rice Krispie Treats are as easy to make as the original but they taste even better thanks to brown butter, gingersnaps, and white chocolate chips!
Crunch into these Broccoli Feta Fritters with big chunks of broccoli and salty feta, surrounded by a wafer-thin fried batter, with a little savory bite of onion here and there.
Shredding the sweet potatoes and collards in a food processor and shallow-frying the fritters instead of deep-frying makes this recipe super quick and easy!
Stovetop macaroni and cheese that's been taken way over the top with caramelized onions, smoky bacon, and sharp cheddar cheese!