Basics · easy · gluten free · Party food · pickles · veggies · Yummy

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Ancestry DNA emailed me a few weeks ago to alert me that their science has improved, and that I am now identified as Norwegian. It is extremely odd to me that I was told I was not Norwegian at all, and now I'm 12%. The margin of error is tremendous. But I'll take it! I… Continue reading Refrigerator Dill Pickles

comfort food · dinner · easy · gluten free · Holiday recipes · squash · Yummy

Stuffed Acorn Squash

I have been walking by acorn squash all my life. The only memory  I have of eating the stuff is at my friend's house in high school. Her mom baked it with cinnamon and brown sugar. While I like that flavor profile, I really prefer to go full dessert when it's something sweet. For me,… Continue reading Stuffed Acorn Squash

comfort food · Crock pot · dinner · easy · healthy · Lasagna · lunch · soup · vegetarian · veggies · Yummy

Vegetarian/Vegan Lasagna Soup

Last Thursday I got out of work at 2pm instead of my usual 6pm. This is something we do for everyone when they are working a half day on Saturday, but it always feels like I'm skipping school or something. I always feel like I need to do something with this bonus time rather than… Continue reading Vegetarian/Vegan Lasagna Soup

baking · bars · comfort food · dessert · easy · potluck food · snacks · vegetarian · Yummy

Rhubarb Custard Bars

It doesn't get more Midwestern than rhubarb. It is the only thing nearly all of our mothers were able to grow in the backyard despite not having a garden. It grows anywhere and everywhere with no help at all from humans. I grew up with rhubarb bread every single summer, so it felt like a… Continue reading Rhubarb Custard Bars

baking · brunch · comfort food · easy · eggs · mushrooms · Sauces · vegetarian · Yummy

Eggs and Morels in a Cream Sauce

Cooking regular meals is kind of on the back burner right now, because my farmer's market booth opens in less than 2 weeks! That means I'm baking like a madwoman, and bringing cookies/cinnamon rolls with me everywhere I go, along with a trail of flour and sugar. Want to be a taste tester? Perfect. But… Continue reading Eggs and Morels in a Cream Sauce