Gluten-Free · Holidays · Side Dishes · vegetarian

Orange Braised Carrots and Parsnips

This recipe for orange braised carrots and parsnips was a side dish at my friendsgiving this year. Confession time-I have never before cooked or eaten a parsnip. And while I don;t know how that is possible, I do know that now I am trying to put them into everything that might benefit from a  slightly…… Continue reading Orange Braised Carrots and Parsnips

Food and Libations · The Weekender · Thoughts and Musings

The Weekender- January 7, 2018

Last weekend we started the day at Cocoon Coffee house in Hawley, PA. Looking for a nice place to work out of for the afternoon I remembered Cocoon from a recent write up for a holiday event. A unique spot, Cocoon is a coffee house that serves coffee, tea, pastries, lunch items, and…alcohol. Want a…… Continue reading The Weekender- January 7, 2018

Gluten-Free · Pasta · Recipes · vegetarian

Carrot and Zucchini Noodle Skillet

This pasta was inspired by one of my favorite new (to me) cookbooks, Forest Feast {find these great cookbooks here } My two little ones have been especially picky with their food lately and this was a hit. Few things make me happier at dinner time than not having to make anything “extra” for my little people.…… Continue reading Carrot and Zucchini Noodle Skillet

Gluten-Free · Recipes · salads

Asparagus and Arugula Breakfast Salad

Just looking at this makes me want to run down into my kitchen and make myself this salad right now. It was that good. And simple. While I’m calling this a breakfast salad it’s wonderful anytime-breakfst, brunch, lunch, dinner, and any other time you want to eat something fresh, simple, and hella nutritious. This preparation…… Continue reading Asparagus and Arugula Breakfast Salad


Deconstructed Egg Salad Sandwich: A Quick and Simple Farmer’s Market Lunch

After a quick trip to the farmer’s market I was wanting a simple lunch highlighting some of the fresh goodies we had just brought home. This was basically nothing more than a deconstructed egg salad sandwich, made all the more satisfying by a fresh baguette, fresh eggs, and a side of crunchy farm carrots. More…… Continue reading Deconstructed Egg Salad Sandwich: A Quick and Simple Farmer’s Market Lunch

Food and Libations · Gluten-Free · Real Food Project · Recipes · vegetarian

Put an Egg on it: Sweet Potato, Arugula, and Egg Skillet

So, I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I feel like “put an egg on it” is now the equivalent of “put a bird on it” in food land. {If you’re not familiar, Put a bird on it is from Portlandia’s skit on the hipster habit of painting a bird on everything a few years…… Continue reading Put an Egg on it: Sweet Potato, Arugula, and Egg Skillet

Salinger's Salad

Salinger’s Salad: A Moveable Feast Menu

Hemingway’s ode to living and writing in Paris in the 1920’s, A Moveable Feast seems like a natural candidate for a discussion of food in literature. Published posthumously, the Paris memoir was comprised of transcribed writings that came from a several trunks that Hemingway had recovered from the basement of the Ritz hotel in Paris…… Continue reading Salinger’s Salad: A Moveable Feast Menu