Dinosaur Kale, Tomato and White Bean Soup

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I know. I’ve been on quite the kale kick lately. Oh! Let’s start a band. The Kale Kicks. I’ll play bass. Have you ever seen this kind of kale before? Dinosaur kale? It’s flatter and more rich in color compared to the limey-er green curly kale I showed you on Friday. And it has little […]

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Linguine with Kale and Tomatoes

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I really want to act out the famous scene in Lady and the Tramp with this pasta right now. Except I don’t want to share, so I’d look pretty dumb sucking up strands of linguine into my face with a look of “oh my! how did that happ–?!” with no one on the other side. […]

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Pork Kebabs with Apples and Potatoes

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Excuse me but, where’s winter? I’ve looked under the bed, on the side of the house and in my purse and I’m not seeing it. I even looked at our Kansas City long range forecast and there’s like, no sign of the old man. I’ve always wanted to say “long range.” I feel so grown […]

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Tomato, Sausage and Spinach Risotto

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Have you ever tasted angel wings? Angel wings that have been delicately dredged through a bed of holy rose petals, dipped in love potion fairy dust #4, and that have ridden away on unicornback into the sunset? With glitter and probably bubbles? Yeah. Scroll up or down. Risotto. I hope your heartbeat is safely under […]

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Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

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Sluuuuuuurp. Slurp, slurp, slurp. Slurpidy slurp. Oh, hi! Don’t mind me. I’m just slurping my way into 2012. I am wearing a bib though. It’s cool. Did you make any resolutions for the new year? Me either. Resolutions freak me out. If I make them I get all panicked and think, “well, I better get […]

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Top 10 Recipes of the Year!

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Okay so technically it’s, “Since June!” but we can pretend.* I’ve learned that you guys love food that involves spoons. Soupy food with a million spoons. And also forks. Foods that call for forks that wrap around silky noodles and sauces. And also foods that involve neither spoons nor forks, like pizza or sub sandwiches. […]

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Scallion and Cilantro Sausage Balls

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We’re back! And I think I forgot how to blog. Give me about a month to re-figure this out, cool? I’m looking around my house as the travel destruction bomb doth hit. Laundry screams at me. Christmas loot begs to be cuddled and put away in its respective places. My husband is STILL IN BED. […]

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Vanilla Bean and Nutmeg Rice Pudding

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No, no. You’re at the right place. (But that’s dessert…) You’re right! And I made it. (No…..) Oh yes. This is my kind of dessert, tootsie. No baking required. A carafe of heavy cream and milk. Rice for days. Hints of nutmeg and little surprises of vanilla bean dots in your mouth. (Is she for […]

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