Herbed Lentil and Quinoa Salad

Herbed lentil and quinoa salad in jars

This week, we’re back with another jar salad, this time with a lentil and quinoa variation. I say this is a quinoa salad, but technically, nothing in this dish couldn’t be (re)heated…and I can vouch for the fact that it tastes just as good warm as it does cold. If you like to meal prep […]

Spinach, Tomato and White Bean Sauté with Beer Bread Croutons

spinach tomato white bean saute with beer bread croutons

Earlier this year, my husband and I celebrated our one-year anniversary with a long weekend trip to Pittsburgh. While there, we had a celebratory dinner at Eleven. I ordered lamb chops, which were plated along with assorted vegetables and something the menu listed as “parsnip croutons.” I expected this to be something like deep-fried parsnip […]

Steak Salad with Homemade Steak Fries

Steak salad...because the best kind of salad is topped with fries.

This is hands-down one of the best ways to eat potatoes. Possibly the best. At the very least, it’s right up there with gnocchi and pierogies in my book. Now, technically, these potatoes are not deep fried so you might argue I can’t call them “fries.” Instead, they’re roasted at a high temperature with a […]

Grits and Sautéed Green Tomatoes

The granary has nicknamed its yellow grits "Dixie Ice Cream"--I'm guessing it has something to do with the creamy texture.

I spent some time this summer at my aunt’s house (see Better Than S’Mores for another post from that trip), and one afternoon she took us to the Nora Mill Granary in nearby Helen, Georgia. The granary is a historic (and still operating!) grist mill on the Chattahoochee River. You can buy all sorts of […]

Grilled Summer Vegetable Couscous Salad

 A tasty summery salad! In my last post, I wrote about a little bit about my eating habits over the course of the day. I’ve been trying to focus my lunches on vegetables as much as possible, so I’ve been making a lot of different salad combinations. This is my most recent. It’s certainly good […]