You know how there’s always a song of summer? That one hit that gets played over and over and over again and only loses it’s charm in late August when you’re ready for leggings, Uggs, and oversized sweaters. (For what it’s worth, that song this year is probably Maroon 5’s This Summer’s Gonna Hurt, agree?) . . . → Read More: Burst Tomato Galette with Zucchini, Corn, and Rosemary Parmesan Crust
I remember the first time I made this quiche. It was approximately two hours before I made it a second time.
It came together so easily and was so delicious that I decided to make a second one to freeze.
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I’m feeling a little overwhelmed by the amount of food we’re receiving through our CSA each week. To my great surprise, it’s been a struggle to work our way through everything.
I wish I could say that we’re able to survive solely off the ingredients in our box, but I’m still making . . . → Read More: Creamy Pasta with Kale, Mushrooms, and Garlic Scapes
Let’s talk CSA.
We’re currently in our fourth week of the season (so behind on blogging…) and I have to say — this is a heck of a lot harder than I thought. I imagined all sorts of amazing meals that would result from having someone else select local, seasonal ingredients each . . . → Read More: Escarole with Italian Sausage and Yellow-Eye Beans
A week or two back I was killing time before picking my son up from preschool and stopped by a small Italian restaurant for lunch. This little gem, Pasta Vera in Greenwich, CT, has both a sit down area as well as the option to select salads, sandwiches, and other prepared foods from a display . . . → Read More: Roasted Pepper Pesto with Radicchio, Zucchini, and Corn
Simplicity. That’s what I’ve been after recently. I dream of nothing more than coming home to a clean, decluttered house, where all the kids’ toys are placed away neatly, the dog has magically learned to behave himself around guests, and — above all else — the skylight in our master bath has stopped leaking.
. . . → Read More: Panko-Crusted Salmon with Dill and Lemon
NEWSFLASH: Toddlers like muffins. Shocking, I know. So recently when I was trying to think of a special breakfast treat for the crew, cake in the form of a muffin seemed like an obvious winner.
And since fruit is good any time of day… and cream cheese is acceptable for breakfast… strawberry . . . → Read More: Strawberry Cheesecake Muffins
So I did this thing last week that I’m not at all regretting. It involved ordering a half sheet of prepared lasagna from a local Italian market. And let me just say they do not shy away from cheese. What’s hilarious is that this half tray of lasagna was marketed as ‘6 portions’. We’re just . . . → Read More: Greek Salad with Grilled Lemon Chicken
Spring means one thing: fresh asparagus. Okay fine, it also means flowers and rainy days and the beginning of grilling season. But mostly, it’s about fresh local asparagus popping up in markets again. So when I came across this recipe for an asparagus and ricotta pizza last week, I could not resist. I mean hello, . . . → Read More: Asparagus and Ricotta Tart