Tag Archives: green beans

Clean Out the Fridge Soup

We moved again. This time to Pristina, Kosovo! This makes four moves in four years, which means I’ve gotten pretty good at cleaning out the freezer/pantry of items that we can’t bring with us when it comes time to move. The last three weeks before our move, I pretty much ate this soup non-stop. I …

Clean Out The Fridge Pot Pie (Recipe ReDux)

Hey friends! After a fun-filled once in a lifetime experience living in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the hubby and I are back in The States and have finally been reunited with our furry little guys. Life is starting to get back to normal as we get back into the daily grind of things. Moving overseas is quite …

Green Beans with Caramelized Onion and Spinach

Eat your green beans or you don’t get any dessert… I actually love them.  This year I tried growing them in the garden and it turned out well.  I made a tepee out of bamboo branches and got to watch the vines climb up, curling their way around the bamboo little by little.  For a …

Mostarda

Have you ever heard of Mostarda?  It is an Italian condiment that is often served alongside meat or cheese.  I had never heard of it before a reader suggested I make it (Thanks Roe!).  I did a little research and decided on a recipe. What is Mostarda? It is basically a combination of simmered fruit, …

Carrot Top Recipe: Roast Chicken with Carrot Top Pesto

This week I was at the farmers market and saw some beautiful rainbow carrots that I had to buy.  When I paid for them, the nice farmer girl asked if I wanted her to cut off the tops or if I wanted them with the tops on.  I have never been asked that question before, …