Category: Fall

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

My calendar just informed me that it’s March. Apparently this has been the case for a few days now. It also informed me that there’s this holiday coming up where we all pretend to be Irish for a day, so I guess my recent craving for shepherd’s pie…

Roasted Carrot & Parsnip Soup with Lemon Ginger Cream

Roasted Carrot & Parsnip Soup with Lemon Ginger Cream

Are you noticing a pattern yet? I love soup. And I saw a cloud in the sky yesterday for the first time in about a week, so I made some. This has to be my favorite soup genre. The “chop stuff up, roast it and blend it with…

Maple Stout Cupcakes with Candied Cayenne Bacon (aka Mancakes)

Maple Stout Cupcakes with Candied Cayenne Bacon (aka Mancakes)

Let’s face it: guys get the short end of the stick on Valentine’s Day. For weeks leading up to February 14th, every commercial, magazine ad, and billboard is not so subtly reminding men: make this year special, show her how much you care… ’bout time to propose, isn’t it??? And if…

Pan Seared Salmon with Pomegranate Reduction

Pan Seared Salmon with Pomegranate Reduction

Here we are at day 2 of my Not A Cleanse Eating Right Fortnight (I just came up with that – pretty good, huh?) and I feel goooood. I went to the grocery store yesterday to stock up on yummy, healthful items like fresh & dried fruit, granola,…

Chicken & Lentil Stew

Chicken & Lentil Stew

Sometimes your timing is just off. Like right now. The beginning of this week was all rainy and gloomy-like, causing me to dream of a thick, hearty stew. But by the time I bought the ingredients and got around to making one, I think it was about 68…