Baked Butternut Squash and Gouda Tortellini

baked butternut squash & gouda tortellini

Coming home from the Boundary Waters (wayyyy Northern Minnesota for all you non-Midwesterners) Marc and I had every travelers nightmare happen – our car broke down.  We were lucky in that we were able to pull off onto a gravel road and not have to sit on the side of the interstate, and ALSO very… 

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chilled peach soup

chilled peach soup

We have been in the Boundary Waters this weekend, canoeing and camping (’cause y’know…I just haven’t had my share of camping this summer yet…) with some friends and while we don’t get back until tomorrow, I still have a fun recipe for you today. A couple of months ago I became a Stonyfield Clean Plate… 

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quesadillas-4

chicken bacon ranch quesadillas

As excited as I am for fall (give me all the pumpkin!!) I can’t believe summer is almost over. Maybe it’s because we were on vacation for 3 weeks in July or maybe it’s just because time seems to be passing faster and faster. Either way, I’m not ready to say goodbye to warm nights… 

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Open-faced Eggplant Parmesan Sandwiches

open-faced eggplant parmesan sandwiches

Do you ever have those moments when you’re really glad no one was around to see you do something stupid or embarrassing?  Like, I don’t know…when you talk to your dog or lick the brownie batter spatula and get chocolate all over your face or when you  miss a step and almost fall down the… 

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corn chowder-4

creamy corn chowder (with no cream!)

If there’s one thing I absolutely, positively, no doubt about it, MUST have every summer, it is corn on the cob. There’s typically a good few weeks where I make sure corn on the cob is part of the menu at LEAST 3 nights a week, and while Marc only has one cob, I have… 

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