entree · pork · Salad

Pork Tenderloin Salad with Grilled Nectarines

You all probably know by now how obsessed I am with pork tenderloin. I've been buying it up in bulk at the grocery store lately because it has been on sale. That's why you've seen so many recipes on here using the delicious cut of pork. I couldn't find any regular, unflavored tenderoin at the… Continue reading Pork Tenderloin Salad with Grilled Nectarines

dinner · entree · seafood

Shrimp & Red Pepper Kebabs with Jalapeno-Lime Marinade

My grill pan and I have a love-hate relationship. I love it because I'm able to get some great grill marks on things like burgers, hot dogs, and chicken. I had it because I almost always set my smoke alarm off when I cook with it. It doesn't matter if my ventahood is going at… Continue reading Shrimp & Red Pepper Kebabs with Jalapeno-Lime Marinade

Salad · vegetable

Steakhouse Spinach Salad

I've been perusing my enormouse collection of old cookbooks lately hoping something will inspire me. After scrolling through Pinterest for so long, all of the recipes start to look the same. My vast collection of cookbooks, though, is full of endless opportunities. I've got cookbooks from WWII, from the 60's, from celebrities like Vincent Price… Continue reading Steakhouse Spinach Salad

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