Freezing Fresh Strawberries

Two words, my friends: Berry. Season. One of the best seasons in my humble opinion (which is funny since I’m not really a fan a fruit, but even I’ll take a bowl full of fresh, local strawberries and cream any day). But sadly, up here in the Northeast it always seems to be one of … More Freezing Fresh Strawberries

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Recipe: Cornbread

I grew up loving chili and cornbread, and never having one without the other (unless it was chili and cinnamon roll day at school in which case, cornbread who?). Now, I still enjoy the two together, but I have found that sometimes I just want the cornbread. In my head this seems radical. Reckless even. … More Recipe: Cornbread

Recipe: Dinner Rolls

Is there anything better than warm bread with butter and jam? Ok probably, but it’s up there as one of the yummiest foods ever invented, I’m sure of it. And it’s one of my comfort foods. So of course I have a go to recipe when I’m craving something fresh out of the oven and … More Recipe: Dinner Rolls

Avoiding Food Waste

We all know that wasting food is bad, so I won’t go into why you shouldn’t do it, but it can seem like the easiest option when you’re looking through a refrigerator of expired food that you don’t even remember buying. I used to randomly buy food and forget about it until it was moldy, … More Avoiding Food Waste

Making Stock

Stock is a versatile ingredient that adds flavor to almost any dish and it turns out it’s easy to make! I had stopped using stock because I could only find it in a plastic lined box or can.  Then one day I saw a post on Instagram about how easy it was to use left … More Making Stock

Caring for Cast Iron

I’ve known for years that Teflon coated pans were bad for me and the environment, but committing to cast iron seemed like it would be complicated and expensive.  I knew that they could rust if you left food in them too long, that they needed to be seasoned or things would stick, and that they were … More Caring for Cast Iron

Eggplant Lasagna

If you are anything like me, you LOVE lasagna.  I’m basically obsessed with any form of the delicious, layered dish.  So, this summer when I was looking for a way to use up some of my garden veggies, it seemed like a perfect opportunity to create a veggie lasagna using eggplant instead of noodles! Plus, … More Eggplant Lasagna

Zero-Waste Guacamole

If there is one food that I can’t get enough of, it’s got to be Guacamole! And now that avocado season is finally upon us, I just can’t stop making it to go on EVERYTHING! Don’t get me wrong, I love avocados plain, or simply smashed with some garlic, lemon juice and onion. But when … More Zero-Waste Guacamole