Stuffed Pepper Soup

Winter is near friends, here on the farm we’re bunkering down & preparing for a long, cold one. Although winter can be rough, I have to admit it's one of my favorite times of the year to be in the kitchen & cooking. Being a midwestern girl at heart, heartier fare is something I've grown up … Continue reading Stuffed Pepper Soup

Deconstructed Salmon Niçoise

After any amount of time in Europe the cuisine seems to dominate my menu plan for the weeks following our return to the states. Our most recent journey abroad took The Farmer & I to Paris and Amsterdam. As we ate our way through Paris I immediately started thinking about ways to incorporate Parisian style … Continue reading Deconstructed Salmon Niçoise

Farmhouse Chili

My September Soup series continues with … oh yes- CHILI!  September marks the return of many fall traditions including football, all things pumpkin (you know I had to get it in there!!) & an annual chili cook-off between The Farmer & I. Now I do have to admit The Farmer totally kicked my butt last … Continue reading Farmhouse Chili

Blackened Chicken with Avocado Dream Sauce

I’m not sure how things run in your house, but Thursday night almost always means Chicken here & boy is this variation DELISH! This dish is a sure fire hit & something I would recommend for both weeknight & weekend meals. It’s easy enough to throw together on a weeknight but looks fancy enough to … Continue reading Blackened Chicken with Avocado Dream Sauce

Summer Gnocchi

Guys, this late summer gnocchi dish is the perfect weeknight meal & couldn't be easier to put together!  HUGE shout out to @thekitchn for this recipe, I'm pretty sure I pinned this ages ago when we 1st got our cast-iron skillet & neglected to actually test it out until this week.  This meal comes together … Continue reading Summer Gnocchi