Buffalo Gyoza

Buffalo Gyoza

It's amazing how many different things in this world fall under the term "dumpling." I spent about a decade with the Army living in and traveling the Pacific, which meant that dumplings were pot-stickers and gyoza and not the chicken-and-dumplings drop biscuit variety of dumplings I'm getting used to in Virginia. But pretty much every [...]

Herbed Goat Cheese & Root Vegetable Galette

Herbed Goat Cheese & Root Vegetable Galette

As we head into the holiday season where protein main courses take center stage, sometimes you find yourself in the position of needing {or wanting} an entree that is anything but high in protein. Sometimes you want to celebrate the rich and hearty and flavorful vegetables of the season, the bounty of the garden from [...]

Avocado Pomegranate Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Avocado Pomegranate Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Friends who read the blog or come over and see my whiteboard menu plan for the week often ask me where I get my recipe inspirations. Honestly, all over the place. Some are family recipes. Some are inspired by things I see on Food Network or in movies. Some are completely original, just based on [...]

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sundried Tomatoes

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sundried Tomatoes

As we get closer to Thanksgiving and everyone starts talking about turkey, it's probably a good thing to remember...not everyone wants turkey. Or ham. Apricot-glazed ham is a pretty decent alternative. And I can't believe I haven't shared that recipe on here yet! It's going to find its way into the rotation pretty soon. It [...]