Archives for posts tagged ‘garlic’

Lamb Chili

  I’m now officially 8 months pregnant, and I guess you could say I’m nesting. I’m not really doing that much to clean or prepare the house, but what I have started doing is cooking – and freezing meals for the postpartum period.  I have heard that broths and stews are excellent for promoting lactation in […]

Pork Sausage with Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts

  I am in the middle of reading Barbara Kingsolver’s nonfiction book, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.  It is a heart-warming, thought-provoking account of a year she and her family spent on their farm in Virginia consuming only food that they either grew themselves or bought locally from farmers in the region.  They have this amazing network of people […]

Brown Rice Pasta Primavera With Basil-Pinenut-Pecorino Pesto

  This weekend was our housewarming party, and I was so excited to have a dining room where I could put the extra leaves in the dining table and lay out a good spread!  (Not to mention have enough room for guests to mingle!)  We had black bean & corn salad, a beautiful bowl of […]

Tuscan White Beans and Spinach

  Forgive me, dear reader, for my lack of posting over this eventful holiday season.  A 10-day road trip, trying to go back to work full-force immediately afterward, and a week-long illness have really cramped my style.  I am still not 100-percent but today for the first time I woke up with a little bit […]