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orzo with fresh tomatoes and basil

In dairy free, pasta, rice, sides, vegetarian On October 21, 2013 1 Comment

so you know i’ve been like all dairy free and stuff right…i’m not gonna complain, i’m having fun figuring out recipes (and testing out not so normal for… Read More »

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simple roasted chicken with fall vegetables

In entrees, poultry On October 18, 2013 1 Comment

finally i am sitting down to write, to share, to hopefully make you smile. for those of you who follow me on FB know i’ve been sick. nothing… Read More »

maple, squash and apple soup

In soup, soups & salads, vegetarian On October 11, 2013 1 Comment

chaos. my life over the past 2 weeks. a loved one moved on, 2 babies were born, and 2nd grade math is kicking my butt. let me give… Read More »

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vanilla-cinnamon apple sauce

In dips, condiments, marinades & dressings, sauces On October 8, 2013 1 Comment

we stood on line. we bought tickets. we fought the crowds… there was even hay. the apples were eh but the smiles in return were worth it. plus… Read More »

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dumpling squash, pear and ginger soup

In soup, soups & salads On October 2, 2013 2 Comments

soup, for me, has always been one of those foods that has the ability to mend. even if it’s only for a moment. i cook soup when i’m… Read More »

nectarine-sriracha chicken wings

In entrees, gluten free, poultry On September 26, 2013 2 Comments

the chicken wing. i like them crispy. i need them lathered in good sauce. i’m kind of a wing snob. you know when you reached that point…you know, when… Read More »

lentil and mixed grain soup

In soup, soups & salads On September 24, 2013 1 Comment

when i was handed 2 packages of soup bones packed full of marrow and juicy meat i almost lost it. i mean…there was drool. i’m pretty sure mary… Read More »

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chewy oatmeal cookies (with raisins and chocolate chips)

In cookies, desserts & breads On September 19, 2013 1 Comment

it’s chilly here now…chilly mornings make me want to hunker down and slow cook, bake and buy crisco. yeah i just said that…i bought crisco. i don’t know,… Read More »

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homemade catalina dressing

In dips, condiments, marinades & dressings, dressing On September 16, 2013 3 Comments

since before i was born i have been going to the same restaurant. not joking. it’s been like almost 40 years. on the corner of charles street, right… Read More »


strawberry raspberry ice pops

In desserts & breads, ice cream and pops On September 13, 2013 1 Comment

my son is not superman and he can not fly… playing super-hero’s while mommy builds a fire to roast marshmallows is now outlawed. tree swings are no longer allowed… Read More »