October 2012

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chicken marsala with pecans

chicken marsala with pecans

I am such a person of routine.  Last week I got a new planner and I spent over an hour filling in calendars and making lists in it.  It makes me so happy.  The problem though is that I tend to stick with these plans and I fall into routine so easily.  Getting up at … more

chocolate confetti ice box cookies

chocolate confetti ice box cookies

It’s kind of an odd association, but Halloween coming up has me thinking about slice and bake cookies.  I think because it’s one of the few times during the year that my mom actually purchased those little cookies with the pumpkin design tucked in the center of them, so we always thought they were a … more

twice baked potatoes

twice baked potatoes

It seems like every year I have an internal struggle to come up with “football” food.  As if we throw a lot of football watching parties.  We did have one last year and I made those chicken drummettes that I still think were pretty great.  And although we haven’t been doing much in the way … more

farro with cheese and herbs

farro with cheese and herbs

Our usual formula around here is as follows.  I don’t think I like food.  I eat it in a way that I like/find a way to make it delicious.  I love said food.  But you know what guys?  I am kind of too tired to go down that path tonight.  I’m a little too tired … more

pumpkin pie bars

pumpkin pie bars

I am not a recipe developer.  I have this blog not because I ever want to write a cookbook, but because I wanted to write about the food I was making and I wanted to challenge myself to find new recipes I love.  I wanted a collection of recipes that I know I can go … more