Thinking Back to Italy

Italy Inspired

I haven’t posted about Italy in a long while but I have been craving some risotto lately and decide to make some this weekend along with some herbed focaccia bread. I bought so many fresh herbs and I love it when my house smells like warm bread! What recipes help you remember wonderful adventures? Happy

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Close to Home: Introduction

I really started this series last week but since then I have actually visited the local Visitor Center and figured than an introduction was in order. I hope these posts inspire you to find those place that are interesting and just around the corner. Place that you wonder past on a walk with the dog

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Food Friday: Couscous Salad

I considered posting something lovey today for Valentines but decided that there are enough red and pink hearts spamming the internet today. Instead you get a new recipe. Keltin and I don’t always manage to eat healthy (possibly because baking is fun and tasty) but I am a firm believer that healthy food can taste

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Looking Out the Front Door

My recent trip to Kansas and exploring the history available right down the road made me wonder what I was missing out my own front door. What spots of history do I drive past without a second glance? It turns out that there is a decent bit that I have been missing. One of these

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Recipe Review: Pulled Pork Ramen

Pulled Pork Ramen

For Christmas I received some new cookbooks and I tried a new recipe that turned out too pretty not to share. From Eat Delicious I attempted the Pulled Pork Ramen. It turned out pretty well for my first attempt at mostly homemade ramen. Overall a flavorful recipe but I will change a couple of things

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Wedding Planning Update: Part II

We took engagement photos last fall and they turned out beautiful and I just had to share them. I have also found my dress! Now, we are down to planning the details. Our photographer did a MAGNIFICENT job. The park we took these at was packed and you would never know it from the photos.

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A Bit About Flour

I love cooking in general and baking but cooking is an art where baking is a science. And part of that science is having the right type of flour. Now, I won’t pretend to know how the different types of flour affect a recipe but what I can tell you if how to make different

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January Book Haul

So I have been in a reading slump lately, but I picked up some new books at a used book sale at Recycled Books that will hopefully help get me out of this. The Ice Dragon by George R. R. Martin This is actually intended as a children’s book but I couldn’t pass is up.

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