We had a wine party last night.  There was a blizzard outside.  A big one.  We were amazed that our friends made the trek to celebrate with us.  For those that braved the elements and came over, we had a fantastic time.   Everyone brought an appetizer or small dish to share.  I made Chorizo-Filled Dates Wrapped with Bacon […]


Easy Weeknight Meals

by kara on August 26, 2010

I’ve gotten a few requests to post meals that are easy to make during the week.  Black bean tacos and BLTAs (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato and Avocado) Sandwiches are frequently on our weekly menu at home.  I came up with the bean taco recipe back when I was living by myself and living on a tight budget.  I’ve […]


LOVE breakfast for supper.  Eggs, toast, bacon. . .simple, satisfying, and kid-friendly.  In an effort to utilize corn-on-the-cob from our CSA box, I found an old Corn Frittata recipe from Cooking Light (circa 2005).  The original recipe calls for Smoked Mozzarella, but my grocery store didn’t have any.   I substituted Fontina (which is my favorite cheese for frittatas).  I made […]