Grilled Balsamic Chicken

Grilled Balsamic Chicken for Dinner

It’s grilling season! It’s grilling season! That’s exactly what I felt like shouting the first night that Shawn and I cooked dinner outside. We’ve repeated our outdoor cooking almost every night since. I love grilling outside. The scent of cooking food wafting through the air, the sounds of crackling inside the grill, the wave of…

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Parmesan Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries

This is my very favorite sweet potato fries recipe. Parmesan Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries are sweet, savory and absolutely craveworthy. He said it would never happen. Ever. He said that I should just accept that his tastes are what they are and they aren’t changing. He. Was. Wrong. You know. It was hard enough to…

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Five Facts About Red Cabbage

I have these photos of red cabbage I took recently that I really like . . . so, rather than just show you the photos, I thought I might make them into a moderately useful post. Here are five interesting facts about red cabbage. Red cabbage is a good source of the flavonoids, a powerful…

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Pomegranate Lemonade

The latest issue of Bon Appetit came in the mail on the same day that I happened to buy a bottle of POM (you know, that pomegranate juice that everyone seemed to be talking about and using, um, yesterday — yes, I am a little behind on that trend). So anyway, it just seemed like…

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Sundried Tomato Pesto


I love pesto. I make a million different variations of pesto. Pesto is my friend. Unfortunately, my husband isn’t as fond of it though. Too bad for him. But, that means more for me (and Will). Pestos are great to use on sandwiches, in pastas, on toasted breads, on vegetables … oh, there are a…

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