Food

Another New Year

2011 was a year of many firsts for me. I got married, moved away from home, started a full time job, among many other things. 2012 was a much quieter year, though no less exciting. It has been a year of much enjoyment, complacency, and self-discovery. I was able to share my home with many […]

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Candied Citrus Peels

Homemade food gifts have always been one of my favorite things to give (and receive) during the holiday season. My mom recently mailed me a special issue of Taste of Home magazine that solely focused on food gifts (she knows me all too well). After skimming through pages of masterfully crafted recipes, I began to […]

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On The Menu

I seem to be one of  few who actually likes grocery shopping. I enjoy browsing the aisles, reading labels, and checking out the  goodies that each new season brings. I don’t however, enjoy grocery shopping on a Sunday evening, which has painfully happened for too many weeks in a row. I’ve gotten in a bad […]

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Moroccan Stew

‘Tis the season for pumpkin spiced lattes, fall roasted veggies, and warm bowls of soup. Fall is my favorite to explore new flavors and recipes. I’ve enjoyed putting twists on classic favorites such as butternut squash mac and cheese, roasted veggie pizza, and beer glazed sausage and apples. We haven’t even made it through October […]

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Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes

I’ve always been a bit skeptical about the combination of sweets and bacon. I’ve seen chocolate covered bacon, chocolate bacon candy bars, maple bacon ice cream, and most recently, a bacon ice cream sunday from Burger King. I am not really sure where this revulsion came from. Bacon dipped in syrup is one of my […]

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Chinese Fried Quinoa

I don’t consider myself a food blogger by any means. Although, when I find or come up with a recipe that I just love, I feel some sort of womanly duty to share it with others, because, let’s be honest, who doesn’t need a little help in the kitchen sometimes? Chinese fried rice is a […]

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