Cooking, Recipes, Spring Recipes, Winter Recipes

Roasted Stuffed Peppers

Favorite family recipes can whisk you away in a heartbeat. In my case, stuffed bell peppers take me back. Back to a tiny little kitchen full of spices and spattering sauce and love and undoubtedly several cans too many of tomatoes {although my dad will argue that you can never have too many tomatoes}, to… Continue reading Roasted Stuffed Peppers

Adventures, Cooking, Food Exploring, london, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Food Exploring :: Cottage Pie with Winter Lager

Over the last few years, I’ve been on a number of adventures around the world that have opened my eyes and inspired me to think in different ways. A lot of these adventures have inspired valuable lessons that have stuck with me, and others have inspired recipes as well! That gave me the idea to… Continue reading Food Exploring :: Cottage Pie with Winter Lager

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Easy Four Ingredient Beef Chili

Sometimes in our lives, we need the complex and artful recipes, where ingredients are individually parsed and sauteed in butter and bourbon before being carefully assembled in a way that brings out the nuances of their flavor. Other times, we're exhausted just typing that sentence and we just want to throw a bunch of stuff… Continue reading Easy Four Ingredient Beef Chili

Cooking, Recipes, Summer Recipes, Winter Recipes

Grilled Steak with Peanut Sauce

This recipe began when Scott and I met in Hawaii. Or not too long after, at least. We were friends first, thanks to a large and exuberant group of mutual friends who always managed to put activities together for all of us to enjoy. Eventually, we started talking separately about things we enjoyed. Which included… Continue reading Grilled Steak with Peanut Sauce

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Spice Rubbed Beef Tenderloin with Creole Mustard Sauce

My family has always shared a love of good food, cooking, and gathering together. Even when we're not together, I love brainstorming ideas with my dad for big family dinners to cook up and serve. It's been a long time since we've been back to my folks' house for a big family dinner and even… Continue reading Spice Rubbed Beef Tenderloin with Creole Mustard Sauce

Recipes, Summer Recipes

Balsamic Caprese Burgers

I have the wrong idea about foodies. I think that if someone is a self-professed foodie, they're someone who loves food and feeding them should be a lot of food. But a lot of people I know have the opposite idea. They hear I'm a foodie and start worrying that I'm going to turn my… Continue reading Balsamic Caprese Burgers