december

By Monday, December 29, 2014 0 0

Making : our Christmas card Drinking : prosecco Reading : blogs Wanting : more family time Looking : at fudge recipes Sharing : recipes with my sister Playing : cards against humanity Wishing : my family could be here for the holidays Enjoying : none stop Christmas music Waiting : to see the hobbit Liking : how early I've been waking up Wondering : if 2015 can top this year Loving : all of our holiday traditions Needing : to start a running schedule Smelling : soup Wearing : long chunky sweaters Noticing : how similar Logan & I are becoming Craving : ocean night walks Bookmarking : cocktail recipes Opening : jellies, dips & olives Feeling : excited for ...

new christmas traditions

By Saturday, December 27, 2014 0 0

This will be our second year hosting Christmas dinner at our house, combining both friends and family this year. Logan and I both love being in the kitchen creating a huge meal for everyone to enjoy. I focus on the vegetable dishes while Logan spends hours tending to his bird and mastering the gravy. Records spin loudly while we glide around the kitchen trying to avoid stepping on Tilley, who insists on taking a nap in front of the stove. The oven provides us all with a special kind of warmth. Our guests usually start to trickle in around two, after ...

quinoa & white bean burgers

By Tuesday, December 9, 2014 0 0

weather: wind warning what i am listening to: Hozier Like Real People Do   Veggie burgers are one of my favorite meals. I am so cautious about ordering one when I go out for dinner because I hate being disappointed when it either falls apart or it turns out to be one of those gross frozen patties. I like my veggie burger to have a bit of crunch, to stay in tact inside the bun and have tons of flavor.                          I have made a couple different kinds of veggie burgers, but this quinoa & ...

leek & mushroom pizza

By Friday, December 5, 2014 1 0

weather: brrr what i am listening to: O Tannenbaum Vince Guaraldi Trio So Logan and I are obsessed with pizza. We make it too often and are constantly trying out new dough recipes and toppings. He lovingly ordered me (us) a fire grate that goes into our fireplace to cook pizzas on. Finally we can have fire oven pizzas at home. We tested it out this past weekend and they turned out pretty damn good, with some room for improvement of course. My favorite one was the leek & mushroom pizza I created, although Logan's traditional margherita looked perfectly rustic and delicious. We will ...