Ashley gives us a mouthwatering recipe for cognac-pecan skillet brie and teaches us that going camping doesn't mean that you have to forgo great food.
Thanksgiving is a difficult holiday for me. I love the gatherings of friends and loved ones, but I am not always full of thanks, especially these past few years. My husband and I have had a really rough time trying to figure out our careers, our faith, where to live, family life, and a lot more stuff--which can be pretty common to all of us! The hardest part is that I am not with my family for the holiday. Ever [...]
As spring arrives and the farmers markets begin to fill back up with fresh produce, I am always drawn the the section with fresh greens. There is something so vibrant about the color green in the spring, especially if the plants outdoors have been hibernating during the winter. The green seems to pop out with all the enthusiasm of the changing season. In the aisle of the farmer's market, this is practically a beacon that guides me in. Before I [...]
Foraging makes me think of going into the woods to gather ingredients, shooting a deer with a bow and arrow, and then cooking everything over an open fire. That is not me. Cooking over an open fire sounds nice, but I like the grill. I am not a camper, and I am not a hunter. AT ALL. So when I think about foraging I don’t personally feel like I fit. But if you think about it, foraging happens all around [...]