beef · Casserole · dinner

Tater Tot Topped Shepherd’s Pie

I'm starting to get the hang of the whole grocery-shopping-every-three-weeks thing. The first two weeks are great. My meals are packed full of fresh vegetables and fruit. The third week is the "lean" week. That's the mad-dash to make casseroles and use whatever is left in the fridge/freezer. By the end of the third week… Continue reading Tater Tot Topped Shepherd’s Pie

baking · Dessert · sweet

Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

Nostalgia is king right now. I think people hit a certain point in this self-isolation that makes them yearn for the way things were...even yearning for the way things were 10-20 years ago. I've been going through old pictures and notes from my friends. I've been rewatching Gilmore Girls for the 100th time. I'm even… Continue reading Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

dinner · entree · pork

Pork and Sweet Potatoes with Spicy Cabbage

Pork tenderloins have been on sale at my grocery store lately so I've been buying them up. Tenderloin is probably my favorite cut of pork. As the name implies, it's super tender---but only if it's correctly cooked. Many times, home cooks will overcook pork and let it dry out. There's nothing worse than a tough… Continue reading Pork and Sweet Potatoes with Spicy Cabbage