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Dairy Free, Recipes, Sides, Vegan

Confetti Corn


  While cleaning out our freezer a few weeks ago, we noticed a large unopened bag of frozen corn. Thanks to Ina Garten’s “Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics” we found the perfect way to use it. We kept the recipe vegan by using Miyoko’s European Style Cultured Vegan Butter and […]

Meal Plans

Meal Plan / Week 1 April 2019


  Let’s get planning: six dinners with built-in lunchy leftovers. Bonus: a healthy snack and a sweet treat! Saturday – Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette and Confetti Corn starts our week off on a colorful vegan high. Sunday – Our weekly taco obsession is addressed via Beer-Braised Chicken […]

Meat, Recipes

Beer Braised Chicken Tacos


  We incorporate some form of taco into our meal plan nearly every week. WE LOVE TACOS! So it’s fitting that one of our favorite cookbooks is Sara Deseran’s “Tacolicious: Festive Recipes for Tacos, Snacks, Cocktails, and More“. We live close enough to have eaten at Tacolicious in San Francisco, […]

Breakfast, Recipes

City French Omelet


  While we’ve never been to Paris, we do love a good egg casserole for breakfast, and this one will kick off your day in style. Savory bacon, potato, and green onions pair beautifully with creamy and rich eggs in this hearty omelet. This recipe is adapted from Ina Garten’s […]

General Goodness

7 Steps to a Tidy Kitchen Pantry


  Our kitchen storage used to make us crazy. Our pantry shelves were always full but we could never find anything. We’d regularly come home from the grocery store having purchased items we already had on-hand. Or worse, we’d realize in the middle of cooking dinner that we didn’t have […]