Summer Harvest Pasta Salad with Chickpeas & Calendula

Summer Harvest is really a blanket term that kind of means “whatever you want” as long as it’s generally things that are in season and that maybe you could pick out of your garden (if you have a garden – and also if you just so happen to be growing vegetables) So for this SummerContinue reading “Summer Harvest Pasta Salad with Chickpeas & Calendula”

Short Rib Ravioli with a creamy mushroom au poivres sauce

Sometimes you crave something and you just can’t get it out of your mind until you make it. I’m always craving short ribs, and have been on a bit of a pasta kick. So I knew I wanted to make some kind of short rib ravioli, but I was a little lost on the sauce.Continue reading “Short Rib Ravioli with a creamy mushroom au poivres sauce”

Making Lasagna from scratch

Lasagna is a labor of love. It can be as simple or as intricate as you like, but lasagna is always something that shows someone you care. At least I think of it that way. The first step to making the lasagna is making the sauce. I have been lucky enough to have successfully grownContinue reading “Making Lasagna from scratch”

Roasted Beet and Lemon Orzo Salad

I have really been on a kick with roasted beets lately, and I’ve also recently really come to love orzo – which is a rice shaped pasta. I wanted to make a salad the would combine the two but also be light and bright for summer. The brightness in this salad is going to comeContinue reading “Roasted Beet and Lemon Orzo Salad”

Ragoop! Errr maybe Ragout?

I’m always trying to find faster ways to make good food, or at least trying to make good food as fast as I can. One of my favorite things to make is lasagna, but I really feel like it’s more of an all day affair for me. I like to make the sauce and theContinue reading “Ragoop! Errr maybe Ragout?”

Tomato Braised Beef Stew

I really love looking to the current food magazines to see what the latest food trends are, and also to get inspiration for cooking. My latest favorite magazine is Milk Street. It’s not often (like never) that I subscribe to anything. This magazine is different. It’s not full of ads, it’s just a nice quickContinue reading “Tomato Braised Beef Stew”