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Creamy Tomato Pesto with Gnocchi

Creamy Tomato Pesto with Gnocchi

I’m a huge fan of pesto. There’s just something so satisfying about the herbacious flavor, the punch of garlic and the crunch of toasted nuts. And while my idea of pesto is usually a bright version of a classic Italian Pesto alla Genovese (like the […]

Lemon Sorrel Risotto

Lemon Sorrel Risotto

I finally got brave this year and signed up for a CSA. Every Wednesday, we pick up a lovely little box packed to the gills with fresh, delicious produce from Tangleroot Farm in Essex, NY. I’ve wanted to participate in a CSA for years now, […]

Creamy Pesto Tortellini Toss

Creamy Pesto Tortellini Toss

I was finally brave enough to use my frozen pesto iced cubes.  After reading about freezing pesto time and time again, I finally did it at the end of last year.  Pesto is one of my favorites, but it’s time-consuming to make, requires basil in […]

Pizza Night

Pizza Night

Pizza night is one of our favs. With the teensiest bit of forethought, it’s a super quick, fun dinner. We try to bring pizza night around every couple weeks (sometimes more often if we’re feeling naughty). Making a whole batch of dough and dividing it […]

Classic Stromboli

Classic Stromboli

Stromboli. It has been my family’s answer to just about anything for as long as I can remember.  Comfort food or party food. Snack food or meal food. Picnic food or real-plates food. Total junk food or only-kinda-sorta junk food.  Whenever we had a family get-together, someone always […]

Broken Lasagna Taco Bake

Broken Lasagna Taco Bake

How many meals in your house begin with this conversation: “What do you want to make for dinner tonight?” “I don’t know! What do you feel like?” “I’m not sure. What do you want?” “I really don’t care, whatever you want.” …and on, and on. Obnoxiously. […]