Lentil Tacos

Tacos are the best!  My ears perk up when I hear how different ingredients transform themselves into a tortilla and the term taco gets assigned. I’ve been wanting to add lentils into my list of go to ingredients for awhile.  Here’s some lentils in taco form. Simple and delicious.  My 7 year old ate these…

Irons Fruit Farm

For many years, we have been coming to this charming farm for pumpkins and treats in the fall.  The prized jack-o-lanterns my kids carve for Halloween night are always from our hayride trips into these fields.  There is nothing better than choosing your jack-o-lantern in the patch where it grew.   Irons Fruit Farm is…

Homemade Croutons

There is nothing better than sinking your teeth into a crunchy crouton.  It maybe on a salad, or soaking up a soup.  We are in the throws of an Indian Summer here in Cincinnati.  I am ready for soups and stocks, and Autumn.  I saw a 10 for $10 Baguette sale at Kroger’s and I…

Pizza 101

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza! We all love it! I used to be deathly afraid of working with dough. Even after taking Baking for Restaurants 1 at Culinary School, it still wasn’t my favorite task, but I did develop some confidence. All I really wanted was, at some point, to be able to know my amounts by…

Simple Creamy Tomato Soup

  Soup’s on! What is the classic American lunch?  Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup of course. I have the soup covered for you.   Here is a favorite around my house with my kids. My daughter even draws pictures of soup because she loves it so much. Easy ingredients, and I’m sure it will make it…

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

I have had several requests lately from friends to send along my version of this recipe. I thought cauliflower was so 2016 but apparently it’s not and still going strong.  What a great way to get veggies into your kids and yourself.  Don’t be fooled, it’s not like pizza dough crust but a delicious alternative…