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

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