Brown Butter Lemon Asparagus Polenta

lemon asparagus polenta

I don’t know about you, but I feel like we’ve skipped over spring completely. One minute it’s 40 degrees out and raining, the next it’s 80 and thunderstorming. What? The unseasonably warm weather put a stop to some of my winter soups and stews, but hasn’t kept me from cooking up plenty of spring produce–artichokes, parsnips, leafy […]

8 Tips for Reviving Leftovers

leftovers polenta and peas

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  Some of my most popular search terms for the blog have been things like “how to reheat grits” and “what to do with leftover risotto.” I know some people absolutely despise leftovers, and others (my husband, for one) just completely forget that they exist. I, on the […]

Sausage & Polenta

Sausage, peppers and onions in tomato sauce over polenta.

Today seemed like the perfect day for posting this recipe. Fall weather has arrived in Cincinnati (for the time being–we’ll hit the 80s again next week) and MasterChef just wrapped up its fourth season in the US. I won’t spoil it for you if you haven’t been watching, but suffice it to say that my […]

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and grits.

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  This recipe for shrimp and grits comes from nutritionist Ellie Krieger. Maybe you’ve caught her show on the Food Network, or seen her cookbooks at the store. Ellie is probably best known for creating healthier versions of classic comfort food. I own her book The Food You […]