Shrimp On The Barbie

May 19, 2014

This post is sponsored by The Shrimp Council ‘Twas a warm spring evening. The air smelled of charcoal and was dotted with bits of pollen. Matt and Mazen were chasing Pumpkin the Cat around our yard, and I was putting the last few pieces of pineapple on shrimp kebobs. After a few minutes on the […]

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Quick + Easy Tostadas

April 18, 2014

Long time, no recipe! I’m working on that : ) This was one of those recipes that I dreamed up on the spot, hence the lack of planning as usual. It was the end to a long weekend, and I had a pack of corn tortillas in our fridge that needed to be used up, […]

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Ella’s Pottery + A Chicken Recipe

February 26, 2014

A year and a half ago my friend Meredith was married in the beautiful Virginia countryside. The wedding welcome bags included a beautiful mug made by Meredith’s Aunt Ella, who we got to know over the course of the wedding weekend. Ella and I talked about how she could get her pottery business online. A […]

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Jeff’s Louisiana Gumbo

February 24, 2014

Just in time for Mardi Gras, Dr. Jeff is back with another Louisiana recipe for y’all! You can read more about Jeff and his experience cookin’ in NOLA in his Jambalaya post. He joined us on a Saturday night a few weeks ago for a little bit of beer and a lot of conversation. Or […]

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Soup For Two

February 5, 2014

This post is sponsored by Little Green Pouch Feeding a toddler has turned out to be one of the hardest parts of motherhood. I don’t blame Mazen at all for being a picky eater – imagine if someone was creating your whole menu and you had very little way to communicate back. Sometimes you just […]

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Fermented Green Beans

January 30, 2014

Matt’s latest hobby is fermenting foods. Now in addition to big vats of beer, we have jars of vegetables lining our basement shelves. Here’s a bit more about what he’s been up to. There’s something I can’t explain about my love of fermentation.  When I get into casual conversations about baking and brewing I usually […]

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The Perfect Pair

January 29, 2014

As I mentioned back August in this post, I’ve been working with Smucker’s® to develop some Pairings for their new Natural Fruit Spreads. The new line of fruit spreads – which comes in Concord Grape, Orange Marmalade, Strawberry and Red Raspberry (my fav!) – are made from the same simple ingredients you have at home […]

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