Ryan’s Birthday Dinner

Since I’ve been cooking birthday dinners for Ryan (about 6 years now), I’ve always made him lasagna.  Lasagna is one of his most favorite foods to eat and I don’t cook it that often.  This year, for Ryan’s birthday, I wanted to change things up.  He had asked me not to buy him any gifts…

Bunches of Blueberries: Dessert Remix Edition

The July Issue of Bon Appetit has given me the gift that keeps on giving.  This time of year when blueberries come in heaps from the CSA, I always want to challenge myself to do more with this ingredient.  I’ve used blueberries last year here but wanted to make transform the blueberries into something that…

grilling salad your fixings

For dinner tonight, I made shrimp tacos using a recipe from Stony Hill Farms (I substituted chipotle powder for chili powder and it was a hit) but the real star of the show had to be the salad I made as a side dish.  I tweaked a recipe from Stony Hill to include 3 items from…