Lentil and Corn Tacos

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Last week, we started another round of parent-child cooking classes at work. Always a good time, always an exhausting end to the work day. But the kids, my gosh, they seriously love coming and for me, being able to spend time with kiddos and send them HOME with their parents…it’s like the best of both… Read more →

Baby Potato Salad + Weekly Menu

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Who doesn’t love a good potato salad? If you don’t, I must seriously question your taste in food. Sorry, no offense. A while back, I polled readers to ask if they enjoyed when I post my weekly menu. The response was overwhelmingly, “YES!” and indeed, Sundays (Weekly Menu day) are busy on my blog. Much… Read more →

Spiced Salmon Kebabs

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Happy Fourth of July! We saw fireworks last night in a neighboring town. They were good, but I guess I’m just not the type to get all sorts of excited over fireworks. I also enjoy the ones that have the delayed, very loud BOOM. Yeah, the ones that drive dogs into a sense of complete… Read more →

Champagne Poached Salmon with Champagne Cream Sauce

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Austin has been amazing. And hot. And delicious. I’ve met new friends, seen old friends, and unfortunately, had my allergies waking up my roomies with my snores. last night I had poached goat that was out of this world, and a soft shell crab that was almost too cute to eat. Almost. I washed it… Read more →

Cajun-Style Blackened Halibut

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I was in DC over the weekend for a super quick visit. I dropped Lily off at my parent’s house in Chicago and quickly reminded my mom, “She gets 1 1/2 cups…twice a day.” She cut me off half way through my sentence saying, “Nicole, I know, I know..” When I returned Sunday night, I… Read more →



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