Grilled Sambal Chicken Thighs & Kale~Butternut Squash Salad

TUESDAY Grilled Sambal Chicken Thighs  |  Kale~Butternut Squash Salad   {with a side of “Finding Your Passion”}   For me, the most difficult part of posting on this blog is this paragraph right here…the beginning.  Deciding how to start the conversations you and I share on this little space…most of the time, it is about Continue reading → «Grilled Sambal Chicken Thighs & Kale~Butternut Squash Salad»


Pumpkin~Parmigiano Soup with Grilled Cheddar & Apple Sandwiches

MONDAY Pumpkin~Parmigiano Soup  |  Grilled Cheddar & Apple Sandwiches with Dijon on Sourdough Bread   Have you ever noticed the correlation between how wonderful a weekend was and how, well, “non-wonderfully” the following Monday manifests itself?  I did…today.  Nothing disastrous, mind you, but overwhelming…not because of an overall importance to mankind but rather a result Continue reading → «Pumpkin~Parmigiano Soup with Grilled Cheddar & Apple Sandwiches»


Classic Mac & Cheese

TUESDAY Classic Mac & Cheese  |  Spinach Salad with Green Apples   What are comfort foods? They are foods that soothe the psyche by reminding us of comforting childhood memories. For most of us, these foods are far from gourmet and generally epitomize home cooking. They invoke feelings of nostalgia, safety, and security.  ~ Peggy Continue reading → «Classic Mac & Cheese»


Roast Pork Sandwiches & Roasted Apple and Cheddar Salad

THURSDAY Slow-Roasted Pork Sandwiches with Herbed Grape Sauce  |  Roasted Apple & Cheddar Salad   Nothing creates a sense of well-being like a barely simmering braise or stew cooking quietly on the stove or in the oven.  The warm aromas wafting in the air are deeply comforting.  Dinner is cooking.  A simple and economical cut Continue reading → «Roast Pork Sandwiches & Roasted Apple and Cheddar Salad»


{Best} Burgers on the Grill

THURSDAY Burgers on the Grill  |  Vermont-Aged Cheddar  |  Tomato  |  Baby Arugula, Romaine, Baby Spinach  |  Bakery Rolls  |  Special Sauce Our family finds itself in the “tween” season…the “in-between” season of {we are in the play-offs} basketball & {I am a starter for} baseball…with Max.  And, of course, there is always the horses Continue reading → «{Best} Burgers on the Grill»