I LOVE LISTS

  I LOVE LISTS Some back -to-school dinners for you, from me via TheKitchn When I worked in a photolab, I loved seeing people’s burning ma...

Friday Things #336

1. The boys had their first days of school this week! Joseph started pre-K (otherwise known as 4-year-old preschool, ha!) and Dominic had h...

Baked Sweet Potato

When the air starts to get crisp in the fall, I start craving two things: a bowl of soup and a big, puffy baked sweet potato. Both are warm...

Blueberry Salad with Balsamic Dressing

How to make everyone want to eat salad? Add blueberries! This blueberry salad with spinach, feta, and a balsamic dressing is a total crowd p...

Everything Basil Pizza

This epic basil pizza is all about BASIL. It’s got a thick layer of peppery basil pesto, and topped with loads of fresh basil leaves! Are y...

La Cidrerie

When I heard about La Cidrerie, I knew I wanted to go there. I like beer, but I don’t have the same capacity for it as locals do; young peo...

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Bowls

Learn how to customize your own restaurant-style Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Bowls (Bún Gà Nướng) at home with this easy recipe! Raise your h...

Here’s What We Know

Every Saturday… well, most Saturday nights, I settle in to write the Let It Be Sunday post for you.  It’s my favorite time of the week when...

Leg of Lamb, Lemon and Mint Salad

  Rare is the book that changes you from within. That shifts your way of thinking, even if subtle, so that every breath, every step out...

Some News

Every New Year’s Day for the past few years — and by New Year’s Day, I of course mean, the first day of school — I’ve had the same resoluti...

Currently August 2019

Currently: August 2019 August was a big month. I went to Italy with my family and then right when we came back, I turned 40.  Summer ended ...

Pumpkin Energy Bites

Hold on, hold on. I’m envisioning a perfect fall snack. It has pumpkin, oats, maple, chia seeds, almond butter, pumpkin seeds, sea salt, a...

Maple Sage Breakfast Sausage

Making breakfast an event on Sunday is one of my favorite things. I’d much rather make something from scratch at home (in my PJ’s) than go w...

Healthy Breakfast Ideas

And just like that, it’s back-to-school time! I’m lining up the fall recipe calendar, getting ready to test, shoot, and share a slew of new...