With the return of cold weather, my pasta nights transition from fresh veggie-based sauces to creamy ones full of cozy flavors. Earthy mushrooms and warm, mildly sweet nutmeg make this pasta dish a hug on a plate. The easy dinner recipe is done in under 30 minutes, so it’s the perfect winter weeknight meal! Continue reading →
Long time no see, earthlings. My travels around the galaxy taught me something: I am currently obsessed with savory pancakes. I’ve returned to this planet to share the recipe for what I like to call “3P”: Parmesan and Prosciutto Pancakes. Strap in for blastoff… they’re outta this world.
Here comes tomato season! If I were to post my most frequently consumed tomato recipe here, the instructions would be one line: “eat it like an apple.” Since that’s not very riveting and I think perhaps you expect more from me, I’ve posted these Feta and Kalamata Olive Baked Tomatoes. Continue reading →
Ah, grill season. So many awesome recipes pop up this time of year, but it leaves us grill-less individuals twiddling our thumbs. If the grill masters have you craving a juicy steak but you aren’t keen on heating up the entire house with the broiler, just whip this baby up stove-top. Continue reading →
Hello, all. Long time no see. I’m back to TLS having joined a neat little website called TuitionBites. TB lets me open up a little shop where I get to sell a monthly item – each sale helps me pay off my mountain of student debt! This month’s item includes Milk & Caramel Ghirardelli Squares. So I stuck them in a delicious bread to give you: Ghirardelli Squares Chocolate Caramel Coffee Bread. Continue reading →
One of the best things about spaghetti squash is that leftovers store beautifully in the fridge or freezer. Can you see where I’m going with this? Bake up a big batch at the beginning of the week for some quick, easy meals and snacks after work. First on the list? Spaghetti Squash Caprese Cups. Continue reading →
Spaghetti squash is one of those type-cast ingredients. The poor guy is so versatile, but he shines so very well as a pasta substitute, that sometimes we forget to let him stretch his wings. And so I give you: Spaghetti Squash Tacos. Continue reading →
Among my many guilty pleasures is insta-grits. Once in a while, though, I like to swap out the grits for quinoa. Quinoa is a powerhouse; since it’s packed with protein, dietary fiber, iron, calcium – I could go on, but won’t – you’ll feel a lot better about starting your day with this than that slice of cold pizza. Continue reading →