Yearly Archives: 2017


Zarah’s Sausage and Peppers

I have formed this habit of measuring time by moments. By memories. By snippets of joy. The morning I learned to eat eggs. The slightly-sunny afternoon Garrett walked toward me for the first time. (He had a red motorcycle helmet tucked under his arm!!) The day my brother and I […]

Sausage and Peppers

Brussels Sprout Radicchio Salad Feta

Brussels Sprout Radicchio Salad

Around our third or fourth date Garrett shared his philosophy on women. It went (and still goes) something like this: Every woman is crazy. The secret is just figuring out the kind of crazy you like. I have since come to believe this philosophy also applies to men. Case in […]


Weekday Eggnog 4

I love the sound of my husband’s snore. Not the foghorn snore he makes when he’s sick. That snore is like fingernails on a chalkboard. Nor do I love the grunting snore he makes when he’s lifted too hard. That snore makes me want to sucker punch him in his […]

Weekday Eggnog

Spicy Broccoli Cheddar Tots

Spicy Broccoli Cheddar Tots 2

If you just want to skip to the crispy, bite-sized goodness that are Spicy Broccoli Cheddar Tots, I feel you. Just click here. These last couple of almost-winter weeks have been a dream, filled with kitty purring, Zeus walking, and GARTH BROOKS LIVE watching!!!! The house has been inundated with […]


Duck Chili

This wild game recipe uses duck to create one of the best chili’s you’ve ever had. It’s a no-tomato duck chili that packs a punch of heat. This is the kind of one-pot dish that’s perfect for a cold fall or winter night. Plus, it freezes well. So if you […]

This chili is a no-tomato, textured bowl that packs a punch of heat.