Sneaker to the Peeker

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Fall has arrived! We are now allowed to drag out sweaters, scarves and jean jackets. We are now allowed to consume copious amounts of soups, casseroles and pasta. We are now allowed to …. I don’t really have a 3rd one. That’s a little embarrassing. I received a free food sample in the mail today, […]

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Seared Salmon with Red Pepper Pesto

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Are we okay? We’re cool, right? I mean, your stomach isn’t cursing your name after eating too many bowls of this is it? I had no intention of harming you or damaging our relationship in any way. You know that, right? Let’s just blame the bike, shall we? Shifting blame is fun! I did not […]

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Chili with Chicken and Beans

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I really need to trim my toenails. OH, HEY. Wow, you’re quiet. How long have you been standing there? Wow. Remember yesterday when I told you about my husband cooking for me all weekend due to an expensive mountain bike purchase? (I’m still coping.) Well, this here chili was another one of his creations. You […]

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20 Things About The Cook

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Hey guess what! My bestest friend on the planet, Laura is featuring me on her beautiful blog, Prana and Pie today! Have you met Laura yet? If not, add it to your to-do list. And bump it up to the top. Seriously. She’s stunning on the outside, tender and eloquent on the inside. She’s hard […]

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Pork and Shrimp Potstickers

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Friday evening my husband skipped through the front door with a grin on his face the size of Delaware and an obscenely large new toy in his grip. He had just purchased . . . a mountain bike. Lord help me. You see, he just started training for an Xterra triathlon next summer, and has […]

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A Few Things

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1) Look what came in the mail today! The first thing I did with them was to pretend that I was graduating college, and I threw the entire box up in the air, as if they were graduation caps, and I watched them flutter down and scatter all over the living room. Then I made […]

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Hatch Chile Enchiladas with Chicken and Zucchini

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Now, before you’re all, “omg she made hatch chile sauce from scratch, you guys!” you need to know, it’s from a can. But this can was sent straight from the pearly green gates of hatch chile heaven. And my parents. Remember earlier this summer when they breezed through town on their way home from a […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Kale Pizza

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A couple of evenings ago my phone danced around on the kitchen table, alerting me of a new text. “I’ve some got butternut squash from my parent’s garden for ya. Can I drop by real quick?” Sa-weeeeet. We hadn’t grown any butternut squash in our garden this year (or ever), so when Carly brought the […]

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