two recipe project #1, 5.31

I’m making it a goal to try at least 2 new recipes every week, to kick up the excitement in the kitchen. This rigatoni with capers, pine nuts, and bell peppers is from the Real Simple Dinner Tonight Done! book. While it wasn’t a flop, it wasn’t exactly that excitement I was looking for. But,Continue reading “two recipe project #1, 5.31”

fruit smoothie, 5.25

The weather is finally warming, which means plenty of hot weather foods. I’ve begun a pretty obsessive smoothie kick–but these smoothies are super light and vegan friendly (despite the fact I’m not a vegan!). This particular one is composed of frozen blueberries, a handful of ice (the frozen berries reduce the amount of actual iceContinue reading “fruit smoothie, 5.25”

oatmeal stout bread, 3.23

Gorgeous oatmeal stout bread I made whilst on vacation last week. This bread is quite easy, super hearty, and you can really taste the beer, which is amazing. The yeast works with the stout, which needs to be at room temperature when you begin; I used Guinness Extra because I know its tried and true,Continue reading “oatmeal stout bread, 3.23”