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Crab Spaghetti with Lemon Gremolata

by heidi March 3, 2014
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Simple yet elegant, this Crab Spaghetti is pure comfort food with a high brow touch—because who doesn’t find comfort in twirling pasta around the big old clumps of sweetly lush lump crab. If there’s one thing you want to eat in it’s lumpiest form, it’s crab. Take my word for it. […]

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lasagna Soup

by heidi February 27, 2014
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If you’re on Pinterest there’s a pretty good chance you’ve seen the meaty version of this Slow Cooker Vegetarian Soup floating around. And there’s a perfectly good reason for that. Because it’s so dang good! I’m kind of into this whole food with a twist thing, and it seems like […]

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Pesto Pasta Recipe

by heidi August 13, 2013
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Simpler summer days call for a simple summer recipe and nothing’s simpler than a basic Pesto Pasta Recipe that even a 9 year old could work up. Or clean up. Today I spent a good chunk of time teaching Smudge one of the finer skills in life. One that will […]

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Spring Vegetable Gnocchi

by heidi April 16, 2013
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Before I talk about today’s recipe, I want to send my heartfelt thoughts to those that were affected by the bombing yesterday at the Boston Marathon finish line. Thankfully my friend, and many of yours, Dara of Cookin’ Canuck and her family—in Boston to cheer on her husband Steve who […]

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Fontina Polenta and Easy Marinara

by heidi March 7, 2013
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It sounded like a freight train running into our house. And I thought my dog was dying.  We’ve had a winter that has piled the snow higher in our neighborhood than nearly any other along the benches of the mountains where we live. This winter has put a toll on […]

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