Steamed Garlicky Parsley Potatoes

I haven’t posted on here in so long I seriously feel like a stranger on my own blog.  Although, I cook almost every day, I’ve just been really uninspired to carve the time out to post any recipes.  It started when I got real busy and would put off posting “until tomorrow”.  Tomorrow turned into…

Matoke with Groundnut Sauce

Last year, I accompanied my sister to Kampala, Uganda and I had the pleasure of eating one of their staple dishes – matoke with groundnut sauce.   “Matoke” are a variety of green bananas, which cannot be eaten raw – they must be steamed or boiled for consumption. “Groundnut Sauce” is basically peanut sauce.  Groundnuts…

Spaghetti with Pesto

Is it me or does it seem like the closer you get to the end of the year the faster the days fly by?  I feel like I used to get so much done during the day and still have time left over to plan dinner menus.  I’m almost convinced that the days are getting…

Tomato & Sausage Bake

I was watching “Jamie At Home” the other day and he was showcasing three recipes using different types of tomatoes.  I love the show because the recipes are easy and more importantly, he uses fresh ingredients picked fresh from his garden!  His particular dish uses sweet cherry tomatoes and Italian Pork Sausages but of course…

Butternut Squash Soup

Today is one of those dreary days when all I want to do is curl up on my couch with a hot water bottle at my feet and a good book. And of course something hot to warm up my belly. My go-to meal when I really don’t want to cook is either soup or…