Recipes

Ella’s Pottery + A Chicken Recipe

February 26, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Feelin’ Shrimpy

January 10, 2014
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This post is sponsored by The Shrimp Council When I am navigating the blog partnership arena, my top choices are always the councils and boards behind real food. Thus, when The Shrimp Council asked if I’d like to partner for 2014, it was a win-win. A healthy real food that I personally love with a […]

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Super Easy Crockpot Chili

January 2, 2014
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Vowing to make more home-cooked meals this year? This crockpot chili is as easy as can be. I have yet another chili recipe for you. What can I say? During the winter I crave a mug of soup for lunch almost everyday. I also crave easy, comforting meals. This chili recipe is simple and delicious […]

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