The Perfect Pear & Goat Cheese Salad

It’s T-minus 8 days until deployment, and I’ve finally got my husband back.  I don’t know who is happier, me or the dogs.  Just kidding, it’s totally me. We’ve been celebrating his return to daylight with pretty much non-stop eating out and wine…so much wine.  I don’t feel too bad about it.  Although I can […]

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Spinach, Mushroom & Zucchini Enchiladas

  I don’t go home often.  In fact, I’m not even sure where “home” is, exactly, anymore, since my parents no longer live in my hometown.  On the rare occasion I do make it back to the town where I grew up, you will inevitably find me at Tres Hombres, the most wonderful mexican restaurant to ever […]

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The Best Beef & Butternut Squash Stew

It’s STILL raining.  Which means that even though its the middle of August, I am in the mood for something warm and comforting to eat. Behold: Beef Stew’s classy aunt, Beef & Butternut Squash Stew.  If I were going to give her a people name, it would probably be Genevieve, “Aunt Gen” for short.  Aunt Gen […]

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Gazpacho (when life gives you tomatoes)

I’m just going to be real here for a moment.  I’m having a crappy, crappy day. “Crappy” is a precise word, I think, for a day where nothing terrible happened, but nothing good, or even alright happened either.  It’s been raining for four days straight.  The dogs and I are about to LOSE OUR MINDS.  It took […]

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