pork fried (cauli) rice

Happy New Year!  The last few weeks I’ve been MIA due to the holidays, a blizzard, tending to a sick kiddo and, finally, attempting to get back in the swing of things in 2018.  I sometimes think I prefer the excitement of an unpredictable day or week… until there have been weeks of it.  Read more »

pancetta home fries

We had a bit of a love-fest with pancetta this weekend. Joe came home from the grocery store this Friday afternoon with four thick slices of the king of all pork products... Maybe that's a little overkill for two adults to work through in a weekend, but where there's a will there's a way. We crunched up pieces of the first slice and put it on our mushroom and shallot pizza for Friday's main event. Saturday was steak night, so we used the second slice for this perfect steakhouse worthy side. I had some leftover potatoes and a request for homefries on Sunday morning, so after some careful research, I whipped up a batch of today's featured recipe, pancetta home fries. Read more »

farmstand orzo

I photographed this dish, so the intent was definitely there.  However, it wasn’t until I got the text from my sister-in-law today (a week and a half later) asking for the recipe that I knew I needed to get my butt in gear and post it.  Read more »

mango salsa

Happy almost summer, food lovers!  It’s hard to believe we’re a few days away from the “official” beginning; although, in my book, summer’s already here.  Growing up at the beach, we operate on a slightly different calendar marked by the holidays:  the season’s unofficial kick off was always Memorial Day weekend; July 4th the bittersweet middle when the dread [...] Read more »

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