Roasted Broccoli Rabe

One of the major upsides of being displaced from my home for a week is that I have company at lunch time. As I mentioned earlier this week, I haven’t been “making” a lunch for my mom and I other than putting a sandwich together and heating some soup, but I still get out the…

Soup Weather Approacheth

I don’t know what it’s like where you are, but here in the mid-atlantic it’s about to be soup weather—-otherwise known as Fall or Autumn. It’s rather early for us this year, but I’ll take it. Any excuse to make soup which, by the way, I eat all year around. I used to think of…

Homemade Pici Pasta with Red Sauce

When we were in the Tuscany region of Italy a few weeks ago, I made it my mission to try Pici pasta dishes whenever I saw them on a menu. This is not a pasta dish that one can find easily in the U.S. Pici pasta is like spaghetti, but pencil-thick and perfect for hearty…

Weekly Meal Prep and #Wastefree Kitchen Goals

For a while there, Mr. Foodie and I fell off the weekly meal prep bandwagon thanks to my new job. But after weeks of winging it, we’ve decided that meal prep is not only a key to health, but a key to domestic bliss. If you care at all about your diet, your finances, your…

Lunch for My Honey: Easy Homemade Green Curry Chicken

I used to think that lunch should very rarely be a hot meal. Even when dining out for lunch, I would pick a cold sandwich or salad, maybe going so far as to order/reheat soup with the occasional “splurge” for a hot lunch at, say, a Thai food place (because I can never pass up…