Beet Greens With Garlic & Sage

I’m not big on impulse buys, but there are exceptions to every rule. When I was at the butcher recently, they had rack of lamb that was just gorgeous. I splurged and bought one. I’m usually a pretty strict grocery list follower, but it’s not rare for me to venture off-list at the butcher if…

Three-Bean Chili For A Crowd (Slow Cooker)

  Nothing beats a hot bowl of chili on a blustery winter day. Plenty of things are tied, mind you, such as Homemade Hot Cocoa, French Honey Bread, and Beef Stew. But did you ever notice that chili is just as delicious in hot weather? There’s something about spicy food that makes you feel warmer in the winter and…

Best Ever Black Bean Soup

I’ve discovered the secret! I’ve made Black bean soup more times than I can count, and it’s always seemed like a little something was missing. Darned if it wasn’t as simple as using the wrong beans! Do you know how long ago the dried beans at your grocery store were harvested? Me neither, but I’ll…

Mix-In-the-Pan Chocolate Cake

  So, you think you can’t bake? Think again, my friend. Run, don’t walk, straight to your kitchen, because you are about to make the best cake ever!  One of the things I love about this cake, aside from the fact that it’s freakin’ delicious, is that it’s foolproof. You don’t need a mixer, or eggs, or milk….