• Cookbooks

    Pasta & Italian Week

    Last week was our fourth week cooking from a random cookbook – this one was Practical Pasta & Italian by Fiona Biggs. Monday Monday’s dinner started with onion & mozzarella tarts  (pg. 58) – I started with pre-cut puff pastry…

  • Cookbooks

    Salad Week

    For something a little different, we picked a cookbook from the shelf and chose a number of recipes to have for dinners this week. We based our weekend grocery trip off of those recipes, and altered a few things to…

  • Housemade

    2011 Recap: July

    This post about Double Cheddar Meatballs was a favorite among my friends – and my husband and I, of course! I mixed it up by using cheddar pretzel crumbs instead of breadcrumbs, and shredded cheddar instead of the standard parm.…