Seven-Veggie Minestrone Soup

The second it becomes December, it’s soup season. I wasn’t always into soup, but as I grow older (or wiser?) I find myself gravitating toward making soup more often. Soup is a cozy, warming, and hearty meal that can yield many servings for leftovers, lunch, and usually freezes well. I have several soups that I plan to experiment with, and […]

Lemon Chicken Skillet

There’s a few items that every home chef should have: a really solid collection or block of knives, frying pans, and a cast iron skillet. I was pretty nervous to cook with a cast iron because, uh, it’s insanely heavy, and secondly, I was always told to not clean it with soap otherwise it’ll strip away the interior. I’ve gone […]

Pear and Brown Sugar French Toast Casserole

I’m back with a second version of my oh-so-delicious Cinnamon Apple French Toast Bake, but with some adjustments, additions, and eliminations – I actually just had the last portion of this casserole for breakfast this morning and am sad it’s over… until next week! Making a french toast casserole was a little intimidating the first time I tried it: I […]

Fajita Quesadillas

Who doesn’t love Mexican food? The pico de gallo, sour cream, oaxaca cheese (among other amazingly delicious varieties), tacos, quesadillas, burritos, the list goes on! I’ve been to Mexico twice and absolutely love the culture and cuisine. It was no surprise to me that making fajita quesadillas would be a total hit because it marries two of my favorites: fajitas […]