Posts Tagged carrots

Pickled Vegetables

Pickled Vegetables

This has been an adventurous week over here. I crossed two, yes TWO, things off my cooking bucket list! Whoa – big things! On Wednesday I cleaned and prepared mussels for the first time. This one I’m almost ashamed to admit. For the amount of mussels I’ve consumed…

Mango & Jicama Salad

Mango & Jicama Salad

This salad seems entirely appropriate coming off the heels of a serious Breaking Bad addiction in this household. Super serious. Three weeks ago, the hubs innocently suggested we start watching it, probably thinking we’d be able to continue on with life as usual afterward.¬†Oh no. In that time,…

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…

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…