Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! I’ve been out of town for the past 10 days so I’m working on getting the blog back and running in the new year. In the meantime, I just received an email from WordPress saying that i had about 33,000 views to the blog in 2010! I was very proud and happy…

Parsnip, Sweet Potato and Leek Bread Pudding

This may seem a little heavy for the warm weather but when you serve it with a light, white fish (think: halibut or turbot. See below for a surprise.), you are in for a treat! This makes an enormous amount, too, so get ready to eat it for at least 2-3 days. However, it’s not…

Caramelized Onion and Leek Pizza with Tomato Pesto Sauce

Even though pizza on the grill may be pretty much the best way to cook pizza at home, this is a close second with no grill necessary. And a grill can’t be necessary for recipes in our house because we don’t have one. So, here’s the deal: make some dough from your favorite recipe (and…

Walnut Goat Cheese Salad with Roasted Red Peppers

Recently James and I have been thinking about being vegetarian. Not that we’re going to stop eating meat right away, but we’re beginning to learn and understand the benefits — both personally and environmentally — of eating less meat. The goal isn’t necessarily to become a vegetarian, just be more aware of what we eat…