Spaghetti Carbonara

I love pasta. This is a recipe I took from the Williams Sonoma Cookbook, with some minor changes to suit my taste. This is a great recipe that all together takes about 25 minutes (prep and cook time). I’ve thrown this together quickly for a girls night, or dinner party. It goes great with chicken…

Cherry Tomatoes – oven dried

So, I made the mistake of planting two black cherry tomato plants. I thought I was hedging my bets. I have a history of failing to keep plants alive, so I thought two chances are better than one. However, mother nature handled most of the care with periodic rains this summer (I usually forget to…

Summer Pesto

So this recipe is an amalgamation of a couple different things. I went to a small local business event once during my time in law school, that was a potluck event. One woman brought her pesto, which included sun-dried tomatoes from a jar and I loved the flavor and color they added to a pesto….

Roasted Chick Peas

I try to eat healthy as often as possible (try being the key word here). For me, healthy means, in part, avoid greasy salty carb foods (the best foods in my opinion). The epitome of me falling off the health wagon is french fries, salty, greasy potatoes to comfort me. After a day where I…

Spinach Fettuccine

I love pasta. I try to incorporate more vegetables into pasta dishes, because they are so carb heavy and lacking in other benefits. This is a straight forward recipe – the only difficulty is using pasta machines. I’ll do my best to describe how I handle them, and feel free to send in questions and…

Grandy’s PB cookies

This is a very short recipe, I found among some old recipe books of my grandmothers. It’s simple, and delicious. I’ve included a copy of her handwritten note for the recipe, which in true Grandy fashion-is written on a random piece of paper she probably found and grabbed then saved. INGREDIENTS 1 cup smooth peanut…

Fresh start

My name is Meghan, and this is my brand new tasting and testing blog. I will share recipes I create, discover, or change.  I will also seek information from anyone who stops by, tries a recipe, or is in search of a specific recipe-tell me what you’re looking for or what you discovered with my…