entertaining

oyster mushroom, sausage and herb stuffing

oyster mushroom, sausage and herb stuffing

This stuffing will win you over from your current go-to, I'd put money on it. I'm thiiiiis close to getting James to agree to make it this year instead of his version which he's staunchly stood by his whole life!...
an april showers menu

a menu for april

It's spring, in theory, but it's that cold, damp, early part. This is dinner now: lighter pasta, changed-up salad, a sweet treat and a drink that looks forward to full-fledged spring ahead....
the lazy, sunday spaghetti dinner party that wasn't

a lazy, sunday, spaghetti dinner party

A menu that's casual and meant to be hardly any work at all. Lots of one-bowl, one-pot, one-tray stuff. And it is. Honestly. (Except this time...)...
fried olives--worth it, it turns out

fried olives

I'd seen many a fried olive recipe and picture and wondered "what for?" Now I know....
wild arugula salad with parmesan snow

wild arugula salad with parmesan snow

So fussy, to say Parmesan snow! But the texture of the cheese is an essential component of this salad--our "house" salad if we had to choose one. ...