Sliders–of the Beet Variety

Cold weather brings with it lots of comfy opportunities; like cozying up with a loved one under a blanket, lighting the fireplace, warming oneself from the inside w/ a glass of red wine or cocoa, and having friends over for warm apple cider & seasonal treats. Recently, we combined several of these things and hosted…

Salsa Two Ways

How would you describe the perfect summer day?  What would you do?  Where would you go?  Who would be there? I was lucky enough to have a day like this a couple weekends ago–filled with love, family, sunshine, low humidity, good music, local foods and it ended with a visit to a food truck roundup….

Tomato Bourbon Jam

This jam has become a perennial favorite in our house.  It’s an excellent way to use up either perfect tomatoes or those that might not be looking the best, but aren’t yet ready for the compost pile. I used this recipe with a few tweaks, of course.  Last year I added pectin, this year I didn’t….

Jalapeño-Cheddar Biscuits

I have stacks and stacks of old Bon Appetit magazines that Chad would really love to see me toss in the recycling bin.  I’m nowhere near being a hoarder and sure just about all of their recipes are online, but every now and then I really crave thumbing through an old paper issue and picking…

Stuffed Poblanos with Goat Cheese Sauce

As part of the celebration of Local Foods Week, I’d like to share a recipe that quickly became a favorite in our household. Last weekend, we bought poblanos at the Olde Worthington Farmers’ Market.  After falling in love with chile rellenos on vacation out West this summer I’d been wondering if I could make something just…