Tomato Basil Risotto + Cooking Light Cookbook Giveaway

Tomato Basil Risotto |

It’s nearly Halloween, but we’ve had only one frost here in Chicagoland; so I still have a few tomatoes hanging onto their vines in the ‘garden’. (The tomato patch was actually just a strip of wasted space between our driveway and the neighbor’s fence. It worked great!) So, while tomatoes are reaching the very, very […]

Popcorn Recipe Roundup

Popcorn Recipe Roundup |

I recently got a fun surprise in my CSA share –¬†popcorn¬†still on the cob! This is definitely more than just a fall decoration. Popcorn is easily my go-to favorite snack. I eat it at least 2 -3 times a week, perfecting the stovetop popping over the years (you’ll never go back to microwave popcorn after […]

Ginger Carrot & Sweet Potato Bisque {The Recipe ReDux}

Ginger Carrot & Sweet Potato Bisque |

“Orange You Glad It’s Fall?” is this month’s theme for The Recipe ReDux and here’s my bah-humbug thought: Not exactly. You see, I’m a summer girl through and through – lover of sun, vacation, the beach, longer days, outside eats and yes, even the heat. When fall arrives, this is what I’m thinking about: the […]