For the first time in a while this weekend we made some of our favorite roasted chicken. It’s the perfect weather to enjoy the warmth from the oven and the hearty fragrance in the air as a chicken roasts. Recently we got some locally raised chickens that were quite a bit bigger than I had been getting. So this meant a roasted chicken for dinner … Continue reading Sage Chicken Pasta – From Leftovers!
One of the things I’ve grown to love about fall is that it’s the perfect season for soup. I love making soup. It’s usually a pretty quick process, or at least usually requires very little active time (which we all know is the more important aspect). I love that you can make a lot at once without significant marginal time investment, making it perfect for … Continue reading Apple Butternut Squash Soup
The past week or two have really shown that fall is coming in full swing. I never liked fall as a kid because it meant that winter was coming. As I got older, I began to appreciate all that it brought with it and now this time of year (mid August and beginning of September) is extremely nostalgic and always full of promise. 1. Canning. … Continue reading Friday 5: Fall
So I have absolutely NO idea where the past week has gone. Okay, so maybe I do. I’m just not sure how it happened so fast (aside from 25 hours worth of work put in between Sunday morning and Monday evening- hey, I’m starting to sound like a farmer! –even though none of that was farm work!) I want to write more frequently, both to share more … Continue reading Friday 5: Vacation Day!
We like to eat tacos. A lot of tacos. It started as a love for the flavor profile and became one of our go-to quick dinners. All it takes is a pot of rice, some meat (thinly sliced leftover pork chops make great tacos!) or shrimp, and some sautéed veggies. Add some salsa, avocado (or if you have some time, some guacamole), and some sour … Continue reading Bacon-Cooked Pinto Beans