Light Gnocchi with Summer Veggies and Hometown Reminiscing

Ok, I give.  I know I posted a decidedly wintry gnocchi recipe the other day, which was maybe less than fair given the current season.  So I decided to counter it with a light,… Continue reading

Bacon-Tomato Gnocchi

I know.  It’s August.  August is hot.  August is the time for making light salads and not turning on the oven (or even the stove, if you’re really doing things right).  But I… Continue reading

Gooey Roasted Veggie Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese is the best; there’s nothing like it to make you feel like a little kid again.  I still remember asking my mom if i could have grilled cheese and tomato soup… Continue reading

RIP Fred the Pig (Also, Amazing Pork Chops)

As I’ve mentioned, I am a small town girl.  SMALL.  And one of the best things about being a small town native is summer fairs.  There’s a whole lot of personality to be… Continue reading

A Risotto Twofer

Ok, I admit it: I’m completely obsessed with risotto.  Admitting it is the first step, right?  It’s not something I’m looking to change, though.  Risotto seems classy but it’s also easy peasy and… Continue reading

Boozy Burgers and Plastered Poultry

Because it’s just BF and I in our apartment, our wine tends to skunk fast.  We each have one glass with dinner one night and then the bottle goes forgotten until its contents are… Continue reading

Farmers Market Pasta

Tis the season of the Farmers Market, and I am VERY excited!  I grew up with a biiiig, beautiful garden (albeit one plagued by freakishly talented woodchucks who could climb a ten-foot fence),… Continue reading

Francophile Friday

Have you seen Midnight in Paris?  I know I’m way behind on this (it came out in 2011, oops), but IT IS THE BEST and you should probably watch it.  As an English… Continue reading

Easy Peasy Ice Cream, NBD

My very first job in high school was scooping ice cream at the local Mom and Pop ice cream shop.  It was so much fun!  I loved being busy on the crazy, post-Little… Continue reading

The Yummiest Lentil/Risotto Recipe on Earth

This weekend BF and I went out to Annapolis to visit family.  It was a gorgeous, relaxing weekend!  We always look forward to heading out there– it’s so nice to get away from… Continue reading