Football Party Roundup

With Superbowl Sunday right around the corner I thought I'd share a round up of some of my favorite football party recipes! Hope these help inspire your party planning or get made to share with your friends and family as you watch your favorite (or maybe not-so-favorite) teams go at it next Sunday. As a coaches … Continue reading Football Party Roundup

Game Day French Dip Sandwiches 

The perfect game day includes tailgating or a fun lunch, an exciting game that hopefully ends with a big win, and coming home to a good home cooked meal.  The perfect post game meal includes a little planning ahead, and doesn't include actually cooking after the game. Games are fun and exciting and always exhausting with … Continue reading Game Day French Dip Sandwiches 

Open Face Grilled Cheese

This simple satisfying meal of hot soup, crispy bread and cool crunchy pickles is one of my favorites these days. This week it is actually cold here in Moscow and I was not mentally prepared for 30s and 40s just yet, but here we are, and this meal has been making it feel very cozy. I'm … Continue reading Open Face Grilled Cheese

Roasted Yam and Jalapeno Arugula Aioli Tacos 

After my blunder with the sad, as in not crispy, sweet potato fries. I needed to redeem myself and make something worthy of the Jalapeno Arugula Aioli that I made last week.  I was still on a Mexican kick and decided I'd roast up some yams and make these Roasted Yam tacos. Shout out to all … Continue reading Roasted Yam and Jalapeno Arugula Aioli Tacos 

Butternut + Fontina Salad

Here's the Butternut squash and Fontina salad I mentioned in my roasted butternut squash post recently.  This is a perfect fall salad; it has a great combination of textures with the crisp lettuce, soft squash, chewy cranberries, crunchy pepitas and melt in your mouth cheese. This is another recipe where having dried cranberries and pepitas in the pantry … Continue reading Butternut + Fontina Salad

Salami and Gorgonzola Sandwich 

When I get tired of having the same thing for lunch day in and day out I sometimes mix it up with this sandwich. It has salami, Gorgonzola, Dijon mustard, blackberry preserves and spinach. These ingredients are the perfect combination of sweet from the preserves, savory from the Gorgonzola and salami with a little heat from … Continue reading Salami and Gorgonzola Sandwich