Saturday is Picture Day: Veggie Garden Mini-Tour

We took a little garden tour last night so I could see how all of the veggies are doing.  The veggie garden is pretty solidly in Scottland (not to be confused with Scotland, which is a long way away), so I don’t get out there every day.  It was pretty fun as far as at-home…

Happy Messy Midweek

Between a weekend away and normal life mess (read: two people who like to eat but not washing dishes), our house was getting pretty messy this week.  But then it got sunny, and it turned into my mid-week day off.  There are some advantages to Saturdays at work. And yesterday, I made a discovery.  We have…

Comfort Food + Health Kick

Mondays require special food sometimes, and last night was no different. But what’s a girl to do when she’s trying to be healthy and craving warm, hearty food? Last night, my solution came in the form of spaghetti bolognese. It has quickly became my favorite take on spaghetti, and when combined with spaghetti squash instead…

Cooking With What You Have… and picking a good recipe

On this Monday night, I found myself with a spaghetti squash, some pork chops, and approximately zero motivation to cook. I do, however, have a need for tasty leftovers to send with Scott to work. Welcome to an impromptu (11 PM) dinner of roasted spaghetti squash and pan-fried Dijon pork chops*. Mmm. I had intended…