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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! […]

Joy’s Crostata di frutta

Joy’s Crostata di frutta

People think we’re crazy, to have an au pair living here and a former au pair too. But Joy is a ridiculously awesome human being, and has spent her school break hanging out with all of us and making life more fun and more delicious. […]

A make-ahead birthday dinner for a crowd

A make-ahead birthday dinner for a crowd

I love to plan menus, but the execution always gets me. Imagine my delight for Griff’s family birthday when I had almost everything made ahead! This was a fresh, fun, kid-friendly meal that the adults all loved too. Did I mention this works for vegetarians […]

Easy Green Tortellini

Easy Green Tortellini

My kids love pasta, in all forms. They ebb and flow on green veggies. But we live in Wisconsin. Despite the blustery spring, it feels like sunshine’s coming when there’s green in my bowl. So we toss in some delicate spring veggies to a creamy […]