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Home & Eats From The Last of Winter 2015

Meatloaf sandwiches with homemade mayonnaise, homemade relish, homemade coleslaw, and white cheddar cheese. Rosemary stuffed chicken with fresh rosemary, thyme, garlic, sage, butter, oil, and sea salt. Lots of grey snowy days like this one. CUPCAKES!!!!! Classic Croque-monsieur! This is a new favorite of ours and I love making them. I think it’s the most… Continue reading Home & Eats From The Last of Winter 2015

Weekend Cooking Inspiration

Weekend Cooking Inspiration- Dijon Pork Loin Roast, Potatoes Au Gratin, Balsamic Brussels Sprouts, Easy Lunch Bowls, Honey Mustard Sandwiches, and Tempeh Stuffed Peppers!

I hope you all had a delicious weekend, I know I did! In this post I want to show you all specifically how I use weekend cooking to my advantage for meals throughout the week. Thanks to a holiday gift card I was able to buy a few pork loin roasts! This one was about… Continue reading Weekend Cooking Inspiration- Dijon Pork Loin Roast, Potatoes Au Gratin, Balsamic Brussels Sprouts, Easy Lunch Bowls, Honey Mustard Sandwiches, and Tempeh Stuffed Peppers!

Frugal Tips & Tricks · Weekend Cooking Inspiration

Frugal Living: How to Make The Most of One Modest Chicken

A whole roasted chicken is such a lovely thing, and if you plan just a little you can get so much from one simple bird. A big part of minimalism and frugal living for me is using everything you can and minimizing waste. I prefer whole chickens to chicken parts, they are usually less expensive… Continue reading Frugal Living: How to Make The Most of One Modest Chicken

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Weekend Cooking Inspiration- Rainbow Chard, Greens Casserole, Spinach Mushroom Lasagna Rolls, and Shepherd’s Pie

It’s getting cold so I’m really enjoying cooking. I love the smell of things sizzling and baking- plus it warms up my apartment. I like to light a few candles while I cook- it’s nice to be able to see the warm flickering glow of a fire even without a working fireplace. Above are some… Continue reading Weekend Cooking Inspiration- Rainbow Chard, Greens Casserole, Spinach Mushroom Lasagna Rolls, and Shepherd’s Pie

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Weekend Cooking Inspiration: Whipped and Baked Carrots, Breaded Fried Pork Chops, Hidden Vegetable Meatloaf, Mushroom Gravy, and More!

I have been cooking up a storm! I have to admit that I prefer to just cook the way that I naturally do, rather than cook and formulate/record recipes. When I cook, typically I don’t use recipes or measurements. To make workable recipes for this site, I do what I would normally do, but I… Continue reading Weekend Cooking Inspiration: Whipped and Baked Carrots, Breaded Fried Pork Chops, Hidden Vegetable Meatloaf, Mushroom Gravy, and More!

Weekend Cooking Inspiration

Weekend Cooking Inspiration- Short Ribs, Italian Sausage, and Clam Chowder

I live near a fantastic butcher shop. This weekend we splurged and got short ribs, I braised them and they literally fell off the bone. It’s the kind of butcher shop where you might get questioned about how you’re preparing each cut. The owner looked satisfied when I said I was braising them, he also… Continue reading Weekend Cooking Inspiration- Short Ribs, Italian Sausage, and Clam Chowder

Weekend Cooking Inspiration

Weekend Cooking Inspiration: Summer Bruschetta and Homemade Roast Beef Sandwiches

I have been seriously slacking in my food posts lately! It isn’t because I haven’t been cooking, I have! It’s just that in these summer months my little apartment heats up like a wood burning stove, so I stick to quick and easy recipes that wouldn’t be much fun to post. We’ve been consuming lots… Continue reading Weekend Cooking Inspiration: Summer Bruschetta and Homemade Roast Beef Sandwiches