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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

When I was younger I stayed as far away from Brussels sprouts as I possibly could. They freaked me out, they looked like little mini cabbages and for some reason mini vegetables were really not my thing. But recently I’ve… Continue Reading →

Roasted Garlic and Cilantro Shrimp over Brown Rice 

This is another recipe from warmer months. But it’s still incredible and if you’re like us, your cilantro is still hanging on. I hate recipes that have leftover ingredients you don’t know what to do with and hang around till… Continue Reading →

Warm Roast Pumpkin Salad

This is the last recipe from our Farm to Table. I think. Probably,  could be wrong. I know pumpkins aren’t in season any more and I’m sorry 🙁 But here it is anyway. Save it for next year! I knew… Continue Reading →

Carrot Pumpkin Soup

Also part of our Farm to Table menu I was super excited to make this soup. About a year ago after visiting my sister in Washington and taking a cooking class at her apartment complex I came home with an… Continue Reading →

Carrot Muffins

We are in the middle of merging, AKA me moving in with James. During the merging of the kitchen tools, utensils and other mismatched odds and ends I got up close and personal with the new and improved pantry full… Continue Reading →

Chicken Sate

The first time I had this was from my cousin Cara, she made it for a party and I was HOOKED! I LOVE it. And by love I mean stand by the bowl at parties and take every toothpick full… Continue Reading →

Shakshuka With Feta

I made this for my client as a special dinner request. I didn’t get to try it, but it smelled AMAZING. So naturally I wanted to try and make it when I got home. Mornings at Jim’s house usually consist… Continue Reading →

Roasted Potatoes and Rosemary

Rosemary and potatoes are just meant to be together. I don’t know what it is about them. The sweetness of the rosemary goes so well with the starchy potatoes and the smell of them is so unbelievable intoxicating. It smells… Continue Reading →

Thai Turkey Zucchini Meatballs

The blog I found these on is all about “clean eating” I have no idea what that means, other than I hope the kitchen you’re cooking in is clean and I hope that after you’re done the magical cleaning fairies… Continue Reading →

Eggplant Meatballs

First off, what do you even call these?? They aren’t meatballs per se, veggieballs? That just sounds weird… Anyways… I have made these several times now and LOVE them. I had made The Thai, Turkey and Zucchini Meatballs (recipe to… Continue Reading →

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