• Side

    Summer Squash Gratin

    Here is a spectacular example of why the weekly CSA box is perfect for me. I never buy yellow squash- I am a total zucchini nut and don’t usually stray. However, we received five…

    July 19, 2012
  • Lake Picnic

    Lake Dinner Picnic

    ; As I mentioned in a post a few days ago, we went on a lovely dinner picnic last Thursday. It was nice because we have been so busy with moving and getting our…

    July 18, 2012
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    Appetizer Entree

    Italian-Style Stuffed Tomatoes

    So I can’t believe I haven’t told you guys yet but we decided to buy a CSA share! Last week we picked up our first CSA box from Stranger’s Hill Farm. Oh my god-…

    July 17, 2012
  • Moody Monday

    Moody Monday: Sunburns and Live Music

    While everyone was at Pitchfork this weekend, I managed to get my own dose of music and sun: we saw King Tuff on Friday followed by Wyatt’s band playing on Saturday followed by an…

    July 16, 2012
  • Drinks Vegan

    Strawberry and Mint Wine Cooler

    Now that the heat wave is officially over (fingers crossed), it’s time to pull out your favorite recliner into the yard, pick up an alcoholic drink, and station yourself in the yard with all…

    July 11, 2012
  • Adventure

    Blog Nerd

    My apologies for two posts in a row without a recipe but since my internet is still in limbo at our new house, I am forced to the limits of my cellphone. Ah well,…

    July 10, 2012
  • Moody Monday

    Moody Monday: Extra Extra Long Weekend

    Well, I hope everyone had a fantastic previous week and a great 4th of July. After five wonderful days of sleeping in, lying around the house, and getting to know my new kitchen…it is…

    July 9, 2012
  • Wrap Up

    June Wrap Up

    Well Mondays are when I usually post about being moody …but let’s be real: I have a TWO day week since my company is giving us Wednesday through Friday off for the 4th of…

    July 2, 2012
  • Entree

    Summer Vegetable Calzones

    Oh! Do you remember those delicious pizzas I made here? Well, I froze the rest of the dough and made calzones out of it yesterday! It was oh so yummy and a great way…

    June 28, 2012
  • Entree Side Snack

    Quinoa Primavera

    As an attempt to cure my pizza hangover (symptoms included but were not limited to lethargy, lack of desire to wear ‘going out’ clothes, food baby, etc), I decided we need a healthy dinner…

    June 26, 2012
  • Moody Monday

    Moody Monday: Move In Time

    Why hellooooooooooooo, Monday….not gonna lie, I was not prepared for you! We spent all weekend moving (drove 10 hours between Friday and Saturday to pick up furniture in Chicago) and I feel like I…

    June 25, 2012
  • Moody Monday

    Moody Monday: Paint Party

    Well, I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend filled with a surplus of delicious food and play time in the sun. Although my weekends usually consist of a great deal of both those, I…

    June 18, 2012
  • Breakfast Snack Sweets

    Berry Mango Yogurt Popsicles

    Okay, I did it. I’m sorry but I totally jumped on the popsicle bandwagon. I realize there are currently 10 billion popsicle recipes circulating the blog world right now but I wanted to add…

    June 12, 2012
  • Entree Sauce

    Polenta and Veggie Lasagna

    This was one of those recipes that spawned from me standing in front of the pantry going “what can I make for dinner with what I have?”. It’s a rather daunting question and there…

    June 7, 2012
  • Sweets Vegan

    Tuko Turns .5: DIY Doggy Biscuits

    Although we have only had Tuko (also sometimes referred to as Taco, Teekee, and Tofu) for 4 months, I can hardly remember not having the little guy around. He is always right there whimpering…

    June 6, 2012
  • Appetizer Side

    Summer Potato Salad

    I finally (!!) made it to the Farmer’s Market this weekend for the first time in a month. Oh, what a wonderful experience! Last time I went there was loads of vegetable and herb…

    June 5, 2012