Midnight Quick Pickles

Every time we visit my cousin and her husband, we always come home with more than when we arrived. They live in a more rural county, have a HUGE backyard garden, and freezers full of hunting spoils. We were there this past weekend to visit with them and their brand new baby 😍😍😍 We cooked dinner... Continue Reading →

Persian Spiced Lentil Soup

Happy first day of spring! Or if you're of Persian descent, Happy Nowruz! Nowruz literally translates to "new day" and is the name for the Persian new year, which occurs on the vernal (spring) equinox. The holiday has been celebrated for thousands of years and is a holy day from the Zoroastrian tradition, though it... Continue Reading →

Chermoula Carrots

One of the best things about writing this blog is the introduction to foods and dishes that I didn't know about beforehand. Today, I learned about chermoula! (Or charmoula - like so many words translated from the original Arabic, this one has more than one spelling.) When we decided to make our Tangy Moroccan Meatballs... Continue Reading →

Basic Braised Beef Brisket

Sometimes writing a blog post is hard. Sometimes we just can't think of a lot to say. This is how the conversation about this recipe went... "Ally, not everything we make is so enlightened that I have a lot to say about it." If we're posting it, it tasted good - trust us.   Basic... Continue Reading →

Pretzel Bun Stuffing

Have you ever been in a restaurant and decided on a nice, big, juicy burger for dinner? You're super-excited and think nothing can be better than your highly anticipated burger? So you place your order with the server, and then s/he asks you, "Do you want that on a regular bun or a pretzel bun?"... Continue Reading →

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