Braised Winter Vegetable Pasta

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, I’m seeing a lot of discussion on whether or not  diet, low-carb, or low-fat foods belong at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Really, it’s not so much of a discussion, because the general consensus seems to be that it’s one day a year dedicated to food (mostly), so might as well live…… Continue reading Braised Winter Vegetable Pasta

Braised Lamb with Cinnamon and Cardamom

This is a warm and cozy dish for a chilly evening. Instead of simmering on the stove, you could use a slow cooker. The cinnamon and cardamom flavors are subtle, but delicious. Your entire house will smell wonderful after simmering the lamb. The recipe I used for inspiration is from Souvlaki for the Soul. To…… Continue reading Braised Lamb with Cinnamon and Cardamom

Gingered Butternut Squash Soup

Like many of the fall recipes I have added recently, I’ve been wanting to make this soup for some time. When my camera was out of commission, I kept getting ideas for seasonal posts, and this is one of them. I tried butternut squash for the first time last year, when I made a butternut…… Continue reading Gingered Butternut Squash Soup

Sweet Corn Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

I’ve been meaning to make a corn salad for a long time, and finally got around to it today. This dish is phenomenal if you use fresh corn straight off of the cob. I used frozen corn, and it was still pretty awesome. It’s also a good way to use up any fresh vegetables you…… Continue reading Sweet Corn Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Mushroom, Tomato, and Pepper Frittata

So, I have been craving roasted/sauteed/cooked/hot/yummy tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, and cheese for the past week. Today I decided to combine them in a quick and easy frittata dish for lunch! I was originally not planning to post this recipe since I was just kinda inventing it as I was going, but I started taking pics…… Continue reading Mushroom, Tomato, and Pepper Frittata