Articles by: mel

breakfast, recipe

Guava & Cream Cheese French Toast

Guava & Cream Cheese French Toast

I often hear people commenting on how they’re not breakfast people. Or how they can’t eat for a few hours after they wake up in the morning. I do not […]

April 28, 2011 × 9 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Southwestern Chicken & Corn Chowder

Southwestern Chicken & Corn Chowder

I’ve been thinking a lot about freezer meals. Over the past few years, patient I’ve developed a morning routine that I really love. I get up before the sun rises, […]

April 12, 2011 × 13 comments

breakfast, recipe, sides & bites

Bacon, Black Pepper and Fig Scones

Bacon, Black Pepper and Fig Scones

April 8, 2011 × 13 comments

entree, recipe

Creamy Kielbasa & Shells

Creamy Kielbasa & Shells

Once you announce your pregnancy, page everyone tells you that your life will change. Some people tell you how awesome it’s going to be and how much fun you’ll have […]

March 25, 2011 × 5 comments

breakfast, dessert, recipe

Blood Orange Polenta Cake

Blood Orange Polenta Cake

I think it’s finally time to fill you in on that project I’ve been working on for the past 6 months. The one that’s kept me out of the kitchen […]

March 18, 2011 × 31 comments

recipe, sides & bites

Potato & Kale Gratin

Potato & Kale Gratin

Do any of you watch Modern Family? I don’t watch a whole lot of TV, contagion but it’s one of the few shows I make sure to DVR. Phil is […]

March 8, 2011 × 17 comments

dessert, entree, recipe

Ricotta, Cinnamon and Honey Breakfast Casserole

Ricotta, Cinnamon and Honey Breakfast Casserole

Last April, discount Tom and I spent two weeks eating our way through Italy. For me, salve there’s no greater joy than that. Almost everything we tried was delicious – […]

February 3, 2011 × 27 comments

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Orzo Soup with Merguez Lamb Meatballs

Orzo Soup with Merguez Lamb Meatballs

So I hear it’s cold and snowy up north. I hear that the snow is pretty and all that, approved but you’ve all had enough of it. I guess it’s […]

January 26, 2011 × 8 comments

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Spinach, Steak & Artichoke Pasta

Spinach, Steak & Artichoke Pasta

January 19, 2011 × 6 comments

entree, recipe

Easy Citrus Chicken

Easy Citrus Chicken

It’s been quiet around here, online hasn’t it? I know you all think I’ve abandoned my site, or I’m lying in a ditch somewhere, but that’s not the case! I’ve […]

January 10, 2011 × 23 comments

breakfast, entree, recipe, sides & bites

Leek & Gruyere Quiche with Bacon Breadcrumbs

Leek & Gruyere Quiche with Bacon Breadcrumbs

Quiches are funny things. They look all innocent and dainty with their crimped crusts sitting on pretty plates. Delicate slivers are featured at fancy bistros and meant to be “light” […]

November 17, 2010 × 21 comments

dessert, entree, recipe, sides & bites

Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Recipes

I know it’s been pretty quiet around here lately. I have no excuse other than I’ve been busy and haven’t had much time to cook. I’ll definitely be cooking this […]

November 10, 2010 × 14 comments