Browsing Tag




Herby Rice Pilaf

The Comfortable Kitchen has really inspired me to up my rice side game! Why serve a curry with just plain rice? WHY? I’ve realized there’s seriously no reason with a dish as good as this Herby Rice Pilaf! Rating: A+ How to make it…

February 5, 2023

Supremely Creamy Tomato & Cheddar Soup

Another cozy meal over here! I’ve had a lot of fun cracking open Molly Baz’s cookbook, and enjoying meals like this Supremely Creamy Tomato & Cheddar Soup. Rating: A How to make it an A+: I really enjoyed, but thought the dill could be…

January 9, 2022

Greek Meatballs

I made a big batch of these turkey meatballs because they’re so good to have on hand with little kids! These Greek Meatballs from AllRecipes also made for a nice dinner for the adults, too! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an…

April 13, 2021

Eggplant with Herbs and Crispy Garlic

I’m just flying through my newest Ottolenghi cookbook! This Eggplant with Herbs and Crispy Garlic is just so flavorful and takes me back to my London days! It’s also a great way to enjoy something healthy! Details below… Rating: A+ How to make it…

January 11, 2021

Warm Lobster Rolls

Lobster felt fancy for New Year’s Eve, but as a pregnant woman, I needed some decent carbs to go with it! Ina Garten’s Warm Lobster Rolls were a perfect choice! Details below. Rating: A How to make it an A+: Delicious! While I prefer…

January 3, 2021

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

A salad feels special when it’s served with homemade dressing! Making your own is so easy, and takes just minutes, that I say, why not?! This Buttermilk Ranch Dressing, from the Magnolia Table cookbook, is a reliable ranch that everyone will enjoy! Rating: A…

July 5, 2020

Creamy Salmon Spread with Horseradish

I have been making this Creamy Salmon Spread with Horseradish for over a decade now! This Real Simple recipe makes the perfect dip for crackers or an amazing bagel schmear! The combination of smoked salmon, dill, cream cheese and horseradish is just perfection! Rating:…

February 26, 2020

Haricots Verts with Hazelnuts & Dill

I love a flavorful veggie side to get my greens in. Ina Garten is usually the master at simple dishes done well, and while these Haricots Verts with Hazelnuts & Dill are tasty, they leave something to be desired. Details below… Rating: B How…

January 2, 2020

Caramelized Fennel with Goat Cheese

  Another Ottolenghi hit. This Caramelized Fennel with Goat Cheese side is just like all of his other veggie dishes, big flavor and complexity, but all while showcasing the true nature of each individual ingredient. This is sweet, salt, fresh, and creamy. A real star.…

August 16, 2019

Pasta with Fresh Corn, Ricotta, Roast Garlic & Herbs

    The warm weather is here! Time to break out all your recipes that call for fresh EVERYTHING! Here is an amazing recipe from the Harvesting Nantucket cookbook. If you need a little freshness and a lot of veggies in your life, check…

June 12, 2019