Barley and Edamame Salad with Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette

Every weekend I make a salad to eat off of throughout the week. I gives me a chance to be creative in the kitchen, use up leftover produce and also gives me something healthy and fulfilling to eat for lunch during the week. The point of this post is not so much the recipe, but […]

Cracked Wheat Porridge with Apricots and Cranberries

Oatmeal has always been a favorite of mine for breakfast, especially during the colder months. Lately I’ve been playing with other grains, though. I think that cracked wheat (bulgur) really works well for breakfast. It works nearly the same way as oatmeal does. Add some liquid, some dried fruit and maybe some nuts and voila. […]

Pilgrim Pie, a Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole

This dish uses the last of our Thanksgiving leftovers. Actually, I do have a fair amount of stuffing in the freezer but other than that our kitchen is free from Thanksgiving leftovers. I through it together when I was doing my post-Thanksgiving refrigerator cleaning. It was a quick meal for later in the week when […]

Banana and Cranberry Bread Pudding

This recipe is all about the baguette that was slowly dying on my counter. And though I love a good baguette (smeared with butter), I wasn’t really in the mood. The baguette in question had been on my counter for a couple of days now and likely would have made it to my garbage at […]