Sweet Potato & Sausage Hash

Tonight has all the makings of a lazy summer evening. For now, the windows are open, fresh air and mild humidity seeping through the screens. The cat, every so often yawning a look in my direction, is spreading her time evenly between the two front-facing window ledges, bird-watching, and occasionally bug-catching. I’m thankful it’s Friday, work tucked away…

Avocado Chicken Salad

What I’d like to do is go day by day, or every other, for the next 21 of them, and give you a play by play of what I’m actually doing, so you have a better idea of how a reset like this might look. It can be surprisingly easy, and a lot of what I’ll be…

Double Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Some days, you just want a chocolate-chocolate chip cookie. Some days, that day is Valentine’s Day. I’ve felt quite busy lately, which means I seem to be in a perpetual state of thinking about writing, and then all of a sudden, an entire week has gone by and I haven’t written a dang word. Part of having a blog was to…

Slow Cooker Chicken

For the last few hours, a lovely Triple J Farm chicken has been roasting away in our kitchen. And when I look into the slow cooker, I can see the remnant pats of buttery garnish have all but melted away, leaving a glistening, delicious bird in their wake. Later this evening, our “Annapolis Mom and Dad” will be joining…

Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs

I don’t know about you, but for a while there, I thought I just didn’t like organ meats.  Yes, organ meats. You know, chicken liver, beef heart… I’d sort of tried them – and I will admit, Andrew concocted a turkey gravy several months ago with some blended offal in it, and it was pretty amazing. But yeah, other…