Monthly Archives: June 2011

Caramel Apple Cookies

A few weeks ago, when this blog was finally starting to come together in my mind, we had some good friends over for dinner. It probably won’t surprise you that I tend to take dinner, even one with just two guests, a little overboard. I just really love hosting and cooking for people! I rarely […]

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A tale of two “fries”

At this point in our relationship, Hubster probably knows that when I saw we’re going to have “fries” I don’t actually mean it. What I mean is that I’m going to slice some potatoes, coat them in olive oil and do a quick roast on them. It seems from every healthy cookbook I’ve read that […]

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Lemon Cucumber Salad

Oh how I love grilling season! This week I passed off main meat duties to Hubster and made two new side dishes. The sweet potato Cajun fries won’t be making an appearance again, but this bright salad is going immediately into permanent rotation. It will be the star side at your next barbecue, but be […]

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Mongolian Beef

Hubster LOVES Chinese take out. I think for about a year straight we had Chinese and red wine after every wedding we shot. It’s a minor obsession. And, as with all things food related in our lives, we’re picky. So we’ve tried our fair share of restaurants in search of Chinese nirvana. I also sought […]

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Fresh Cherry Crisp

I know the picture above is an awesome individual cherry cobbler, but the story that goes along with it is actually about Coq Au Vin and feeling out this blog as I go. When we sat down to eat (pre cherry crisp), Hubster asked if I needed to shoot the plate before we dug in. […]

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