Tomato Confit Risotto
This tomato confit risotto can star as the entree or be a complimentary side dish. Either way, this recipe combines flavorful tomatoes with earthy arugula in a creamy risotto. It's a delightful dish to wrap up the summer months.
Fresh Marinated Tomatoes
My friend and fellow blogger Marie from Bluegrass Blogs recently reached out to me and Must Love Herbs about supporting local farmers. Without hesitation I agreed. Here is my recipe for Marinated Tomato Salad in our collaboration.
Back to the Basics: Baking A Whole Chicken
This oven roasted chicken is full of flavor thanks to using a simple compound butter. It is also simple to make and inexpensive, making it a great comfort dish!
Oven Roasted Beer Brats with Peppers and Onions
These oven roasted brats are just as tasty as the grilled. This recipe calls for roasting the sausages with fresh peppers and onions on one pan. Who doesn't love a one pan dish?
Chicken Pot Pie
Sometimes, our imperfect dishes are surprisingly fulfilling. This Chicken Pot Pie is TASTY, SIMPLE to make, and HEARTY!
Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce
This is a fun twist on traditional spaghetti and meat sauce. The spaghetti squash is a healthy alternative to pasta noodles. Plus, it was fun using the squash as a bowl!
Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Chicken Quarters
This is a flavorful fall dish that includes chicken quarters, brussel sprouts and seasonings.
Chicken Noodle Soup
This chicken noodle soup is “homemade-ish”. It involves a few short cuts but still has that hearty, homemade taste that is perfect for a cold or sick day. On the Struggle Bus This week, both my son and I have been ill. I took him to the pediatrician and luckily he didn’t have the flu or strep. He just has a nasty cold and congestion. As a parent, it is so hard to watch your baby feel so bad and not be able to communicate their symptoms. The best I could offer was careful attention, comforting snuggles, and simple cold remedies. This was also the first time I have been…
My First Lamb: cooking boneless lamb shoulder
This is my experience with cooking boneless lamb shoulder for the first time. Spoiler alert: It was amazing! The recipe calls for braising boneless lamb shoulder in red wine. Shopped Local Through a co-worker I discovered that our workplace has an on campus butcher shop. It’s an extremely cool hidden gem. I had to check it out!The UK Butcher Shop offers a variety of meats that from animals that are raised locally in the Kentucky. There’s even a Facebook page to see what is being sold each week! I went in on a Wednesday and a beautiful piece of boneless lamb shoulder caught my eye. Although I love the taste…