Author Archives: Katryn

Port Poached Pears with Ginger Ice Cream

Port Poached Pears with Ginger Ice Cream

This may seem like a weird post for the Monday after the Fourth Of July weekend but I promise that it’s not entirely random! It was actually inspired by how we spent our Fourth Of July and the people that we spent the day with. We went with friends to a VA winery and asContinue Reading

Pork Fried Rice

Pork Fried Rice

When I suggested earlier this week that we make fried rice for our post this weekend I wasn’t fully aware that fried rice is essentially made from leftovers. Surprisingly, we don’t normally have large amounts of leftover asian meats and rice sitting around so creating this recipe meant creating some ‘leftovers.’ We decided to makeContinue Reading

Veggie Burger

Veggie Burger

In my opinion, veggie burgers have a bad reputation for a very good reason. Most of the time they’re just not good. Among their many offences: being dry, tasteless, having an unappealing texture, or any combination thereof. Some veggie burgers try to taste like meat (which never really works) and some go in the oppositeContinue Reading

Rosemary Limoncello Cocktail

Rosemary Limoncello Cocktail

We’ve all heard the quote “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Well, we say, “When life gives lemons, make a cocktail out of it!” (I know, that was bad…) Anyways, We wanted to make a cocktail with our homemade limoncello and Nathan heard about this drink through word of mouth.  He was intrigued enough by theContinue Reading

Bruschetta

Bruschetta

When Nathan and I were first married, one of our favorite quick appetizers to make was a simple tomato bruschetta. We would place slices of tomato and mozzarella on pieces of crusty baguette and toast our tasty creations in the oven until they were hot and melty. Somewhere along the way we forgot about bruschettaContinue Reading