Wild Rice and Mushroom Salad for Whole Grain Sampling Day (+ a giveaway)

Wild Rice and Mushroom Salad for Whole Grain Sampling Day (+ a giveaway)

The giveaway is now closed. Congratulations, Julie! I hope that you enjoy the whole grain goodies! In the interest of full disclosure, I was provided a slew of whole grain products to sample, but was not otherwise compensated for this post. As always, all opinions are my own. Like the 81% of Americans who areContinue Reading

Crème Fraiche-Chive Smashed Potatoes

Crème Fraiche-Chive Smashed Potatoes

Could it be? Has spring finally sprung? It’s hard to know, but there are glimmers of hope. Today, at least, there are glimmers. One has to be encouraged by 50-something degree temperatures two days after a nor’easter blows through, doesn’t one? Last weekend, during a one-day warm up, the chickens and I were finally ableContinue Reading

Some Pig

Some Pig

Fair warning for those of you who prefer not to read about animals that end up on our plates. You’ll want to skip this one. Also, pig farmers or other livestock farmers who have no patience for those just starting out who may still be too soft (this may or may not be me), you’llContinue Reading

Blood Orange and Goat Cheese Salad

Blood Orange and Goat Cheese Salad

The citrus craving that I succumbed to months ago – following an overload of starch, gravy, and meat around Thanksgiving – continues. My new favorite lunch is this blood orange and goat cheese salad, inspired in part by a relentless craving for oranges (please see previous posts. There’s a lot of orange in them tharContinue Reading

Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms with Roasted Cauliflower and Chives

Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms with Roasted Cauliflower and Chives

Come Big Game time, there are plenty of meaty treats available: chicken wings, burgers and their diminutive slider cousins, hotdogs, meatballs and sausage, pulled pork, barbecue spare ribs, beef stew, nachos, chili. Sure, nachos and chili can be made vegetarian, but how often does that happen for Super Bowl? Not often, at least not inContinue Reading