Picture it: it’s a beautiful summer Sunday. You’re relaxing, maybe having your morning coffee. You get a text from your best friend/ sister/mother-in-law: We’re having a bbq! Come on by! Bring a side dish. Sounds like a great day, but what on earth will you make? Well I’m here to save the day with two [...]
By Michele L. I have a confession to make: this morning I had a frozen french bread pizza for breakfast because I was totally out of ideas. Mornings are hard. And no matter how many times we’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it’s easy to choose a few extra [...]
Bread pudding is the unsung hero of the dessert world. It almost never gets the credit it deserves. It’s simple, it’s satisfying, and it brings a sparkle to your eye.
By Michele L. It’s springtime! And to all of us food nerds, springtime means the appearance of all those vibrant green vegetables that have been hiding since the weather turned cold in the fall. In this day and age, we can basically get all the produce all the time, but there’s no denying that food tastes [...]
By Michele L. Remember in the post about Shepard’s pie where I said that it had become the new front runner for my best recipe? This was the previous winner. For years is has been my favorite dish to make. It sounds very high fancy, but it’s actually super easy. Why, you ask? Because of [...]
By Michele L. Most people think of this time of year as the light at the end of a wintery tunnel. I, on the other hand, think of something else: RAIN. I will take snow over rain any day of the week and twice on Sunday. When I’m damp I feel cold all the way [...]
By Michele L. For potatoes 4 large russet potatoes – peeled and chopped into ½ inch pieces½ cup butter ½ to 1c half and half1 + ½ cup shredded Irish white cheddar2 egg yolksSalt to taste For filling 1 lb ground lamb (or beef)2 tbsp salt 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 Small onion – small dice2 Medium carrots [...]