Pasta

Butternut Squash & Kale Lasagna

Butternut Squash & Kale Lasagna

It’s finally fall, ya’ll. Sure, the calendar declared it months ago, but this year it took the world a little bit of time to catch up. We’ve had a lot of warm days lately, but today, I opened my window and I could smell it, feel it, breathe it in with a big, lovely sigh. It’s here. Fall.

I just adore this time of the year. The colors, the crispness, the shift we all make when summer fades out and the cool season fades in. I don’t know if it’s my Nordic heritage or just years of conditioning in upstate New York and New England, but I’ll take cold over heat any day of the week. Somehow summer heat just seems too stifling, but a deep gulp of brisk, cool air opens me right up – it feels life-affirming. The time of the year is always a reminder that world keeps turning, and to make the most of each and every season. And with fall, that means long hikes, family get-togethers, cool nights, and some really amazing season food that taste just like Fall feels – utterly wonderful.

Roasted Vegetable and Harvest Grains Salad

Roasted Vegetable and Harvest Grains Salad

There is a version of myself, tucked deep inside, that wishes I didn’t care so much about food. She gets fed up with my daily internal struggles over what constitutes a “normal” amount of cheese, and is annoyed by just how much I love wine […]

Creamy & Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Creamy & Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Alright, guys. Let’s talk about pasta. It’s a glorious thing, right? Chewy, carby goodness. Growing up, we had pasta for dinner on a semi-regular basis. My older brother hated it, which to this day I’ll never understand. I thought he was crazy. It was always […]