Seasonal Home Cooking

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Salmon Coconut Curry

Salmon Coconut Curry

I have wanted to include a recipe for turnips on here before winter is over. Turnips are a winter root vegetable that is often over looked. I have always tried to find ways to vary our diet while still mostly eating seasonal ingredients. I got […]

Roasted Acorn Squash Quinoa Salad

Roasted Acorn Squash Quinoa Salad

Acorn Squash is one of my favorite winter squashes. I find it sweeter than butternut and it has a creamier texture than other winter squashes when it is roasted. Bonus, you do not have to peel acorn squash you can actually eat the skin. If […]

Maple Baked Beans

Maple Baked Beans

Baked Beans are a classic American summer BBQ potluck staple, but I also really love them in the winter time. They are really comforting on a really cold snowy day with a slow-roasted pork and an awesome kale salad. A perfectly balanced meal, in my […]

Red Velvet Cake – small edition

Red Velvet Cake – small edition

I am a cake person, I am not sure I could pick a favorite, but Red Velvet is definitely at the top of the list. For a long time I had a conundrum, and I think many people have this same issue…making homemade cake taste […]

Cold/Flu Chicken and Rice Soup

Cold/Flu Chicken and Rice Soup

It is cold and flu season, and variations of chicken soup are always appreciated during this time. Today, I am sharing a Chicken and Rice Soup. A while ago, I found a recipe from Cook’s Illustrated for Lighter Chicken and Dumplings. In this recipe, they […]

Blood Orange Mint Julep

Blood Orange Mint Julep

Blood Oranges are in season this time of year. I had never really come across this type of orange until I was living in California. They have become one of my top favorite oranges, after Minneolas. They have a beautiful skin outside, that is a […]

Grapefruit Avocado Kale Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Grapefruit Avocado Kale Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Winter is citrus season and I am so glad it is. Winter can be dark, dreary, gloomy and citrus provides a nice brightness that is much needed during this time. Kale is also in season during the winter, it is one of those hearty winter […]

Cinnamon Layered Scones with Espresso Glaze

Cinnamon Layered Scones with Espresso Glaze

Scones. I think the first time I had a scone it was a pumpkin spice scone from Starbucks. Forever a basic #PSL lover, I of course got the scone as well. The scone was good. I liked it. I had no complaints. Once I got […]

Coconut Almond Granola

Coconut Almond Granola

Granola again…this recipe might be one of my favorites! I am an almond fanatic, I love them and I really love almond flavored baked goods. Almonds paired with coconut, and I am a very happy girl! This granola has added some brightness to the very, […]

Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Truffle Oil and Arugula

Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Truffle Oil and Arugula

  Homemade pizza is a perfect Friday night dinner… it happens often in our house. More times than not, we are making something different from your typical cheese, margarita or pepperoni pizza. Pizzas are so versatile which is one of my favorite things about them, […]