White Bean and Ham Minestrone with Kale

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Ah, Life. It’s amazing how quickly life can catch up with you, and time can leave you. Especially if you are a full-time parent. It’s almost comical how the simple minutia of parenting can lead to such a full and exhausting schedule. Between kids appointments, sports, sickness, school, temper tantrums, clean-ups, fights, and play dates, the… 

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Smoked Salmon Bites with Horseradish and Caper Cream Sauce

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Following my Vintage Airplane Baby Shower post yesterday is the first recipe from the brunch menu: Smoked Salmon Bites with Horseradish and Caper Cream Sauce. This recipe was so delicious and easy to put together, and turned out to be the most versatile of my shower dishes, since I used the remaining leftovers to create a new… 

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Smoked Trout and Watercress Salad

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Upon perusing my latest issue of Bon Appetit magazine, I wandered across a recipe for Smoked Trout with Pea Shoots and Spring Onions, that really peaked my interest. I’m basically a sucker for any type of smoked fish, but I have a certain soft spot for smoked trout. It’s Just. So. Freaking. Good. So, needless to… 

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Leek and Artichoke Soup

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I must start out by apologizing to anyone that might actually be reading my posts. I’ve been derailed lately. Between traveling to Buenos Aires for a week (posts to come soon on my travels!) and spending a week with my kids in Baltimore for spring break, and the general trials and tribulations of mothering, I’ve… 

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