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Dave’s weeknight enchiladas

Dave’s weeknight enchiladas

Dave cooked. I love that man. Enchiladas for all! His recipe per pan: rotisserie chicken (1 1/2), 3/4 of a tall pack of corn tortillas, 5 or so packages of red or green Frontera enchilada sauce, a thorough dousing of cheese on top. He also […]

Vietnamese noodle salad with grilled pork chops

Vietnamese noodle salad with grilled pork chops

Vietnamese noodle salad with grilled pork chops from @thewoksoflife is the perfect dinner in a steaming hot day. Also, it’s a whole dinner in a plate! We stacked it instead of tossing it just to make it dramatic. Also, used a skillet instead of the […]

Another dinner party, less work

Another dinner party, less work

So at the end of my maternity leave, I decided to set up some simple dinner parties with friends to keep me from becoming a total hermit. In hindsight, two back to back might have been a little overkill! But we ate great food and […]

Kohlrabi Risotto with Pancetta and Roasted Tomatoes

Kohlrabi Risotto with Pancetta and Roasted Tomatoes

I found this Kohlrabi Risotto recipe from Simple Seasonal on Pinterest a few months ago, and I’ve been stalking kohlrabi ever since. It finally came in! I couldn’t wait for the garden – we bought it; we ate it. Yum. We have a resident Italian […]

Reuben Balls to Roasted Eggplant Dip – easy appetizers

Reuben Balls to Roasted Eggplant Dip – easy appetizers

Appetizers are pretty much the best part of a party. But Pinterest recipes can be amazing or terrible. These winners always work. The best part? Aside from assembling the shrimp-guac bites and warming things up, you can make all of this earlier in the day […]

Beet Coconut Blender Soup

Beet Coconut Blender Soup

I was craving a cold soup, and beet anything disappears fast around here. So I decided to make the least complicated beet soup I could dream up. This one requires no cooking – just a whiz in the blender. It doesn’t get easier than that! […]