Cooking

Pot Roast Used to Scare Me…

  One of the few meals that I remember from my childhood that did not belong to my mom or dad was pot roast. A family friend made an amazing pot roast and I always ate it over match stick egg noodles. Growing up, it was one of the few meals which focused on red meat…… Continue reading Pot Roast Used to Scare Me…

Cooking · Dinner · vegetables

Summer Vegetable Ratatouille

We are at the end of summer here in New England. Technically the first day of autumn was this week – but today it is in the upper eighties, so it very much still feels like summer – as it often does in September. One of my favorite things to do in September is visit…… Continue reading Summer Vegetable Ratatouille

Cooking · Dinner · Food · Running

You win some, you lose some

The last couple of weeks I had been doing such a great job getting back into my running. I ran five miles on Sunday, on Thursday the same week I went to my first running group in my neighborhood and ran 3 miles. In between I did a couple of miles a few times as…… Continue reading You win some, you lose some

cookbook project · Cooking · Dinner

Chicken Cacciatore

We had two more snowy days this weekend. Are you noticing a theme to the blog these days? The first snow happened Friday night into Saturday morning. Thankfully the snow stopped around 9am so I could get to a Bridal Shower without a problem later in the day!The second snow storm went from mid-day Sunday…… Continue reading Chicken Cacciatore

Breakfast · Cooking · Dinner

Weekend Breakfasts

Like most people, I love the weekends. I love sleeping in (just a little!) and having relaxing days when I can. Even on days where I have a lot of plans or errands to run, I always try to find an hour to relax in the morning. One of the things I do to relax…… Continue reading Weekend Breakfasts

cookbook project · Cooking · Dinner

Pulled Pork and Slaw

Recently I have felt like I’ve hit a wall. I needed to mix up my meals a little bit more than normal. I was not sure if I could have another piece of chicken for dinner again. This weekend I was happy that we prepared steak for dinner on Saturday. On Sunday we had another…… Continue reading Pulled Pork and Slaw

Cooking · Dinner

How to cook a steak!

Sometimes you make a dinner and you realize that it is just as good as almost anything you could order in a restaurant. This happens at our house a lot. I love making dinners that are fresh, flavorful and SC often says “Why would we go out to dinner when we can make something just…… Continue reading How to cook a steak!