Flat Iron Steak with Pinot Noir Mushrooms and Herbs

skirt steak with herbs & pinot noir mushrooms

Can you believe for the majority of my life I didn’t like mushrooms!? What the heck, Annie? Luckily I came to my senses recently and have been happily tossing mushrooms into nearly everything, including this recipe right here where they absolutely stole the show. I loved how easily […]

Scooter lounging on his back in the grass

happy gotcha day scooter!

When I realized it was our cat Scooter’s 2-year anniversary of being a part of our crazy little family I thought to celebrate the occasion by sharing our experience with this funny little guy who has brought us so much joy. If you don’t know Scooter’s origin story, […]

Carrot Greens Pest Sauce

carrot greens pesto

Hi friends!! How is everyone’s summer going? I’m back to the office after about 3 months of quarantining – masked and socially distanced, of course. So it’s been nice to have a wee bit of normalcy while trying to dress up for work and fit in ANY pants. […]

Dried Red Chili Salsa

3-chile spicy red salsa

This easy to make spicy red salsa uses the complex flavors of three different dried chiles that pack a robust flavor and a spicy kick. Hi friends! How are we all doing out there? I hope you’re staying safe and cooking up some yummy meals. Dave and I […]

grilled miso salmon

Happy Sunday all! I hope everyone is doing well, staying safe and cooking up a storm like we are. Since the Illinois stay-at-home order was extended through May 30th, I’ve decided to pick up a few new hobbies in my ‘spare’ time to keep me positive and staying […]

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