Roasted Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Roasted Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

On a rainy, rainy night the first week in December, we – and by “we”, I mean JR, me, and 10 others – first sampled the dish that would inspire this one. Ooohs and ahhhhs ensued as the dish was passed around the table, just one bite for each of us, then back to theContinue Reading

This Week in the Garden: Early January

This Week in the Garden: Early January

That’s right. There may be snow on the ground, and temperatures may have dipped low enough that when uttered out loud, the temp is prefaced with a curse word, but earlier this week – what seems like an eternity ago now, given the cold blast – earlier this week, we harvested thyme. In January. InContinue Reading

Happy 2015

Happy 2015

Hi there! As we start the new year, I want to thank you for visiting me here, and wish you a year filled with love, joy, and plenty. May the seeds you sow bloom beautifully, may all your meals be delicious (even those on the run – after all, we’re going for the ideal here!).Continue Reading

Easy Orange-Cranberry Sauce

Easy Orange-Cranberry Sauce

The weekend before Thanksgiving is always a bit hectic – for all of us – and this one was no different, though between the food preparation and tidying of the house (or, in our case, the studio in the barn, as we’re hosting our family for barbecue in the barn the night before the feast),Continue Reading

Green Salad with Roasted Squash, Apple, and Grapes

Green Salad with Roasted Squash, Apple, and Grapes

My friend Aimee from Small Eats recently posed a question about food phases. She was talking specifically about her Thai food phase, having posted a photo on Instagram of Meatless Kabocha Curry (the recipe for which is on her site, btw). This whole mention of food phases started me thinking. Aside from a year orContinue Reading