Veggie Sausage and White Bean Stew

Sara is working on the research for her PhD dissertation. It’s a grueling process that so far has been full of much excitement and some major lows. At times, it seems like this study is taking over our house.  I’m glad that I can at the very least be a support for her during this [...]

Crepes Two Ways: Chanterelles and Honeyed Apricots

After three weekends of traveling, I finally got to stay home and go to the farmer’s market last week. I was so excited to be back, I wanted to splurge on everything. I got a kohlrabi t-shirt, honey, 12 ears of sweet corn, fingerling potatoes, and chanterelle mushrooms. To round out my bliss, I decided [...]

Pomegranate Lime Slushie

Last month, Sara and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary by taking a class together at the Kitchen Window. The class was called “Happy Hour Ice Creams and Sorbets”, and we did very well by that theme with vanilla stout ice cream, cherry merlot ice cream, chocolate whiskey ice cream, and peach champagne granitas. Our [...]

CSA Week 1: Kale and Sunchoke Frittata

One great thing about our CSA is that they send a newsletter every week that includes recipes. Being new at this, I appreciate having something to help me start thinking about how to use everything (not that I ever stop thinking about food. To diverge, here’s a typical Megan/Sara conversation: M-”why do you have that [...]

Date Night

I have one rule that has done a lot to preserve my sanity thus far in the work/grad school grind: I don’t do homework on Friday night. Also, I don’t cook. Friday is date night. Fortunately, Sara was pretty easily convinced that this was a good idea too, so we keep this night for each [...]