Salads and Side Dishes

Greek Orzo

We were lucky enough to have a Sunday rainout this weekend, and got to spend time at our "Aunt Amy's" house in Massachusetts. It's pretty wonderful to see how our little baseball family has extended over the past two years, and it was a pleasure to spend some unexpected free time hanging out with friends.… Continue reading Greek Orzo

Main Courses

Three Cheese Mushroom Alfredo with Broccoli Rabe

For the entire time Ryan and I have been dating, I've always known "Ryan doesn't like mushrooms". Which was incredibly unfortunate because I love mushrooms. A year and a half into this whole relationship, Ryan comes to Colorado for Thanksgiving, and insists on bringing his family's Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole. Ummmm what?! Hello! There are mushrooms… Continue reading Three Cheese Mushroom Alfredo with Broccoli Rabe

Main Courses

Zesty Lemon Penne

According to one of my favorite culinary school chefs, there are four tastes that should be very distinct if it's in the dish's title. Those four are lemon, cinnamon, mint, and coffee. If one of those words is in the title, you better taste it! There is quite a bit of lemon zest and fresh lemon juice… Continue reading Zesty Lemon Penne