Pasta with Mushrooms, Brown Butter and Sage

Let’s be honest, this time of year gets a little bit insane. I love making holiday food and spending time with my kids, but things can get a bit hectic. This pasta with mushrooms, brown butter and sage is a super simple and is perfect for a night like tonight, when I am not upContinue reading “Pasta with Mushrooms, Brown Butter and Sage”

Ricotta Dumplings with Asparagus and Garlic

This recipe comes from Bon Appetite. I had never had or heard of ricotta dumplings but the picture looked delicious and I love to try cooking new things. The simple dumplings are made of ricotta, eggs, cheese, flour and salt. They are served with asparagus and garlic in a chicken broth and topped with chivesContinue reading “Ricotta Dumplings with Asparagus and Garlic”

Chopped Salad with Roasted Red Pepper Dressing

This recipe is from Kathleen Ashmore. I love her salad recipes! They have so many great ingredients and interesting dressings. We had this chopped salad with our spinach and artichoke galette last week, but it kept well in my fridge for a few days after and I ate it for lunch every day. The baseContinue reading “Chopped Salad with Roasted Red Pepper Dressing”

Spinach and Artichoke Galette

I love making galettes. They seem fancy, but are actually way easier to make than pies, and you can fill them with pretty much anything you like, sweet or savory. This spinach and artichoke galette is based on the Half Baked Harvest one, but as always I have a few tweaks. The crust for thisContinue reading “Spinach and Artichoke Galette”

Jalapeno Popper Black Bean Burgers

I love a good burger. Especially my husband’s home ground and grilled burger patties. I also really love a great veggie burger or black bean burger. I saw this recipe on Domestic Super Hero and was intrigued by the jalapeno popper/black bean burger combo. This recipe is basically a black bean burger with onion, corn,Continue reading “Jalapeno Popper Black Bean Burgers”

Carrot and Couscous Salad

I decided to make soup for dinner tonight and wanted a vegetable side dish to serve with it. When I made Thai red curry tofu the other day, I cooked the carrots before adding them to the curry by pan frying them in a tiny amount of oil until they were slightly tender. We reallyContinue reading “Carrot and Couscous Salad”

Thai Red Curry Tofu

Thai red curry tofu is a quick, easy and healthy dinner you can make in about 30 minutes. The store bought red curry paste adds tons of flavor with basically no effort. You can use the Thai Kitchen red curry paste they sell at most grocery stores in the Asian section, or you can useContinue reading “Thai Red Curry Tofu”

Roasted Mushroom Sandwich with Arugula, Fontina, and Garlic Mayo

While we were on vacation this summer, my son, daughter and I ate lunch at a cute little coffee shop in the mountains. They had some really fantastic sandwiches and my son asked if I could recreate this one we both loved so I decided to give it a try. We were not 100% sureContinue reading “Roasted Mushroom Sandwich with Arugula, Fontina, and Garlic Mayo”