Category Archives: food

Grilled Pears

I love grilling during the summer months! I mostly stick to meats and vegetables, but I have recently rediscovered the deliciousness of grilled fruit. Besides, after grilling your main course, how easy is it to pop some dessert on the … Continue reading

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Mortar and Pestle

I’m trying to curb my love for kitchen gadgets. But something that’s been used for thousands of years can’t be considered a kitchen gadget, right? It’s primitive, historic, and a totally essential tool (at least that’s what I keep telling … Continue reading

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Mango Mint Salsa

Cooks Illustrated (or America’s Test Kitchen) puts out my favorite recipes. Their Mango Mint Salsa is no exception. Their recipe calls for serving it alongside salmon, but I decided to pair it with walleye, seeing that we received a bunch of it … Continue reading

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Fresh Pasta (in Pictures)

  Sometimes the best gifts are the ones that give back.  😉  I gave Josh a pasta maker, and this is what I get in return.      

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Compound Butter

How was I supposed to argue with the reproach that came every time I looked at my herbs? There they were, flourishing, vibrant, and full of life….yet unaware that winter’s freeze was approaching. The rest of the vegetable garden was dead, … Continue reading

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Daily Bread

Bread machines are wonderful. We use ours multiple times a week to bake our daily toast/sandwich bread. BUT, a bread-making husband is even better! When Josh first began to have an interest in baking bread from scratch, I gifted him … Continue reading

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Good Eats

We’re in the middle of good eats. Fresh fruits and vegetables are rolling in, and I’m digging through my recipes to find new ways to eat them. Our personal harvest started about a month ago, and now there’s always something … Continue reading

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