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!

Cooking · Dinner

Dinner in a Pinch

I find that I am often thinking that I am making dinner in a pinch. It probably is not the case as much as I think it is. Often if I am in the kitchen I have everything I need and I am making dinner – I am usually all in. But this past Sunday…… Continue reading Dinner in a Pinch