Category Archives: Mains

Creamy Dreamy Beans

Perusing Instagram one night, I came across a picture of this delicious looking pot of beans. It led me to a recipe that was, while a bit time consuming, really quite simple and hands off at the same time. And … Continue reading

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Asparagus & Goat Cheese Pasta with Corn and Lemon

This pregnancy hasn’t led to many cravings, but for some reason, asparagus, recently, has been quite appealing.  And of course, while pregnant, pasta always tastes good.  Hence this adaptation of a Smitten Kitchen summery pasta recipe that’s light, delicious, and … Continue reading

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Miso, Sesame and Peanut Butter Soba Noodle Salad

My husband recently went fishing, and thought that he came home with black cod.  I quickly jumped online to find a yummy miso black cod recipe–only to  discover that what he brought home wasn’t actually black cod.  Regardless, I made … Continue reading

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Honey Chipotle Chicken

This simple chicken recipe has easily become one of our favorites.  It’s easy to make, with a sweet, smokey, and slightly spicy flavor.  Again, sorry for the lack of photos.  We ate this too quickly too, but wanted to make … Continue reading

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Greek Baked Lamb Stew

I was recently perusing recipes I had cut out, hoping to try, and came across a recipe for a baked lamb stew, Greek style, filled with potatoes and lots of flavor.  It was simple to make and tasted great.  Apologies … Continue reading

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Homemade Lamb Sausage Pizza

Sometimes I feel like making my own pizza dough, sometimes I like buying the pre-made flatbread slabs and covering them with my own toppings.  I’ve made this pizza twice now, both times with the Trader Joe’s flat breads.  The base … Continue reading

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Moroccan Lentil and Garbanzo Bean Stew

Warm and comforting, flavorful and beautifully spiced, this stew was a real winner. Here’s what you need: 1/3 cup olive oil 2 ribs of celery, diced 1 medium brown onion, diced 2 tablespoons grated ginger (I used the kind that … Continue reading

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Peruvian Green Spaghetti

While perusing Instagram, I came across a post about a blog featuring family recipes and the meaning behind them.  The recipe of the week, featured on Food52, was for a dish called green spaghetti with its origins in Peruvian cooking.  … Continue reading

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Spinach Pasta Bake

If you like spinach lasagna, you will like this.  Actually, lasagna was what I had in mind, but we had shells, and that seemed easier, so I went with a baked pasta that only took about 25 minutes to assemble … Continue reading

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Cheesy Baked Spinach

The first time I made this dish, I was cooking for Grandma and Grandpa, and one of their favorites is spinach.  The second time, I played with it a bit and put it together for Thanksgiving.  It was delish both … Continue reading

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