Sage and Potato Pizza

I love Pizza.  Love it.  I would say it’s probably my favorite food.  But because pizza loves me too, especially my hips, I’m always looking for a delicious new healthy version.  I had some leftover sage, so I looked it up in the Joy of Cooking to see what I could do with it and…

Firecracker Chicken Pasta

So I was scrolling through Pinterest–don’t worry, not for recipes, but for blogging tips and I found some photography tips from the blog Pinch of Yum.  When exploring her blog further I found that she put out an ebook with all of her photography tips.  I ended up buying the book and it has been…

Noodles Sichuan with Chicken

Growing up, my parents loved to cook foods from around the world, but they especially loved to cook Chinese food.  I think this is where I get my love for Asian inspired cuisine. My mother would also often cook from The Moosewood Cookbook, which is from the famous vegetarian focused Moosewood restaurant in Ithaca, New…

Haluski

My ancestors hail from Poland, and with that heritage, I have inherited a love of certain Polish comfort foods.  One of my ultimate favorites is Haluski.  This is the first Polish dish I made for Dave and he is also hooked.  This is also the first Polish dish I made for my nieces and in-laws….

Super Bowl-Cooking with my Nieces

Dave and I watched our nieces, ages 7 and 9, during Super Bowl, while their parents went away for the night for a little mini-vacation.  My sister-in-law has done an excellent job training our nieces in the basics of cooking, knife skills and clean-up.  (Extremely grateful for that last skill)  We decided to do a…

Venison Roast with Blackberry Sage Sauce

I received a large amount of venison from a family member who hunts. I know what you’re thinking, “poor Bambi!” I will counter that I know where this deer lived, basically what it ate, that it lived a full, wild life and that it’s life ended in a humane way. The meat will not be…