vegetables

zucchini fritters

zucchini fritters

I feel like the story of my life is being late to the train (not actual trains, although that did almost happen once in Rome which, even though we spent the night in the airport and even though I lost my phone, was the closest I came to actually panicking on that entire trip).  But … more

roasted carrots and parsnips

roasted carrots and parsnips

So Evelyn’s doing pretty good with this whole baby led weaning thing.  Well, I say she’s doing good in that food is pretty consistently going to her mouth at least a couple of times before she gets sick of being in her high chair and some bites are actually making it in to her stomach. … more

chicken with bacon and brussels sprouts

chicken with bacon and brussels sprouts

I don’t know what it is about the new year, but I always feel so dinner inspired in January.  I’m always in the mood for basic dinner cookbooks, and this year I’ve been reading through Dinner the Playbook.  (Two years ago it was Dinner A Love Story which I carried with me on our trip … more

roasted root vegetable pot pie

roasted root vegetable pot pie

Pot pie is one of those things I used to refuse to touch with a 10 foot pole.  There were lots of good legitimate reasons: onions and green peas being chief among them.  Also, it just seemed too mysterious–I never felt sure of what I was getting because it was all masked by the creamy … more

oven fried okra

oven fried okra

Far and away one of the most viewed post on this site is the recipe for oven fried chicken.  It seems to make the rounds from time to time on Pinterest, which surprises me because the pictures really aren’t good at all (early days of this site right there).  I also feel bad about the … more