Salade Nicoise with Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette

Growing up, we didn’t have a lot of salad.  We lived out in farm country where there was definitely an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables in the summer, and we would take full advantage of those.  And by full advantage, I mean we would buy tons from road-side stands and farmers (or sometimes even […]

Teriyaki Chicken

I seem to pick the worst possible days to go out an barbecue.  Last week, I thought I would head out, despite the fact that it was approaching 0C (again!) and it started to rain while I was cooking the burgers.  I left the barbecue cover on the patch of snow that just would not […]

Mini Meatloaves with Buttermilk Sweet Potatoes

Lately, I’ve been enjoying reading cookbooks.  Usually, to calm my mind before sleeping, I’ll read a novel or check on far too many blog posts.  But every once in a while, I decide that cookbooks are the best nighttime reading.  So, whenever my daughter and I go to the library, I wander through the cookbook […]