Suppertime

Bruschetta Pasta

Bruschetta Pasta

Before summer cometh to a close, I hope you make this pasta. It is so simple and delicious. The tomatoes, the basil. The balsamic. Golly pete it’s delicious…the key is letting the tomatoes marinate and soften. This recipe was originally for a lentil pasta, but […]

Sweet and Savory Bacon Vinaigrette

Sweet and Savory Bacon Vinaigrette

One way I have been keeping meals from tasting too monotonous: changing up the dressing/sauce on top. Latest obsession: dressings made with bacon grease I simply cook bacon (I usually do the oven method) and store the grease in a jar. When it comes time […]

Instant Pot recipe list – submitted by YOU!

Instant Pot recipe list – submitted by YOU!

Hello friends! In case you missed it, I have finally jumped on the IP bandwagon. It was about time, and to be honest, I was itching for something new in the kitchen. So far I have only made 3 recipes, but it has been a […]

Red Lentil Fusilli with Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes

Red Lentil Fusilli with Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes

Hello again, everyone! I know it might not feel like it to many of you yet, but warmer weather is on the horizon! And nothing says warm weather to me quite like a fresh, juicy tomato. I just love the taste of one soaked in […]

Pesto Chickpea Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta

Pesto Chickpea Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta

Hello everyone! I am so thrilled to get this simple and healthy, protein-packed weeknight meal to you. Using very few ingredients, this Pesto Chickpea Legume Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta comes together in a pinch. This is an amazing way to deliciously add protein […]

Aunt Mary Louise’s Noodle Pie

Aunt Mary Louise’s Noodle Pie

I am so thrilled to share this recipe with you. It comes by way of my mom, who was sent it years ago by my Aunt Ellen. The original recipe comes from Aunt Ellen’s aunt (my great-aunt) Mary Louise. This is so special, because I […]

3-INGREDIENT lemon garlic dressing

3-INGREDIENT lemon garlic dressing

This is one of my favorite bagged salads to get from Costco. It’s a very large bag, which should surprise no one, because: COSTCO. It reminds me of my beloved Trader Joe’s Cruciferous Mix, except with more of everything! I always make this dressing with […]

Fall Tomato Soup (semi-homemade)

Fall Tomato Soup (semi-homemade)

This meal was the most comforting, delicious meal of the week. I LOVED IT. I think it was the dreamy combo of the sourdough with sharp cheddar dipped into the tomato soup. I used plenty of Kerrygold butter on the sandwich bread so it was […]

Simple Vegetable Soup

Simple Vegetable Soup

Hello Friends! Did you know that today is World Food Day? This day is set aside to promote awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger. Something I love about this year specifically is the call for action to make healthy and sustainable diets […]

Basic Chicken in the Crock Pot

Basic Chicken in the Crock Pot

Hi everyone! Wanted to get this to you in case you are meal planning for the week. I get this question so often: How do you do your chicken in the crock pot, and why? First, WHY: I like the texture of shredded chicken way […]