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Roasted Acorn Squash for Fall

Did you eat squash growing up? I've had butternut squash, but when Dan brought home a whole acorn squash I wasn't quite sure what to do with it. Until I saw this beautiful dish on Pinterest via Edible Perspective. It just looked so good and, quite importantly, relatively simple. I already had a lot of the ingredients - and ...

A Celebration for Baby H!

This past weekend I co-hosted a "baby celebration" (I've found the men are averse to "showers") for my friends Jen and Ryan - it was so fun to plan and host our friends! I went back and forth as to whether to do a ladies brunch or a co-ed evening party, and am so glad we went with the latter. It was great to honor both ...

Friday Faves

TGIF! Today is the first full day of spring - and to winter I say, "good riddance!" March is really flying by - hopefully I will be in an outfit like this one soon: [caption id="attachment_644" align="aligncenter" width="350"] image via nordstrom[/caption] What are you up to this weekend? We are going to see The Grand ...

Kale & Sweet Potato Enchiladas

  One of my go-tos in the kitchen is Mexican. Tacos, enchiladas, you name it. I have some taco tricks up my sleeve...I mean these look good right? But, thats not why we are here tonight. I would like to share these other, less photogenic, red chile sweet potato enchiladas instead. Yum! This recipe is LOOSE - I ...

The Best Braised Short Ribs

Dan and I made braised short ribs for dinner on Valentine's Day - our first time making them  - and they were phenomenal. In fact, Dan might have declared it one of the best meals he's ever had. All the better I'm sure because we typically stick to vegetarian dishes or fish when when we cook at home, plus we used high ...