October 2019

Pumpkin Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies.
October 18, 2019
Pumpkin Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies.

The best ever Pumpkin Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies…because Fridays in October deserve something sweet. Homemade pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, made with browned butter, pumpkin butter, pumpkin spice, and plenty of chocolate. Each cookie dough ball is rolled through cinnamon sugar for a “snickerdoodle” like finish before baking to perfection. There’s nothing not to love about […]

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Cream of Mushroom Soup with Garlic Herb Breadcrumbs.
October 17, 2019
Cream of Mushroom Soup with Garlic Herb Breadcrumbs.

Staying warm with this Cream of Mushroom Soup with Garlic Herb Breadcrumbs. Autumn mushrooms pureed with garlic, fresh herbs, balsamic vinegar, and a touch of milk to create the perfect savory and incredibly flavorful soup. Finish each bowl off with herby, garlicky, oven-toasted breadcrumbs. It’s creamy, savory, and one of the coziest bowls of soup […]

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Brown Butter Brussels Sprout and Bacon Ravioli.
October 16, 2019
Brown Butter Brussels Sprout and Bacon Ravioli.

This Brown Butter Brussels Sprout and Bacon Ravioli is THE best any night of the week dinner. Tossed in a nutty, buttery, bacon pan sauce and topped with crispy Brussels sprouts, every bite is a touch buttery, a little cheesy, and layered with delicious fall flavors. When you’re in need of an easy, 30-minute dinner, […]

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Crispy Rosemary Butter Roasted Potatoes.
October 15, 2019
Crispy Rosemary Butter Roasted Potatoes.

The most perfect Crispy Rosemary Butter Roasted Potatoes. Made simply with Yukon gold potatoes, butter, rosemary, garlic, plenty of flaky sea salt and black pepper. Each bite is perfect and so delicious. The secret? Thinly slicing the potatoes into a “Hasselback” and roasting them at high heat. The potatoes come out of the oven buttery, […]

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Healthier 30 Minute Beer Braised Chicken.
October 14, 2019
Healthier 30 Minute Beer Braised Chicken.

This Healthier 30 Minute Beer Braised Chicken is for cold fall nights when you want a hearty and warming slow-braised chicken, but you want it ready in less than an hour. All made in the instant pot (with slow cooker and stove-stop directions too), using simple, wholesome ingredients that you may already have on hand. […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
October 13, 2019
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Do you remember last Sunday how I shared all the pretty autumn leaves here in Colorado? Well, this past Thursday it snowed. All I have to say is that I’m cold, and sooo not ready for snow season. I absolutely hate to complain, but that’s […]

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Sleepy Hollow Cocktail.
October 12, 2019
Sleepy Hollow Cocktail.

The Sleepy Hollow Cocktail…the “spookiest” of Halloween cocktails that happens to be frighteningly delicious. This haunted brew is made with sweet pomegranate juice paired with tequila, a dash of bitters, a touch of cinnamon, rosemary-infused orange honey simple syrup and topped with sparkling water. A smoking sprig of rosemary provides the ultimate “spooky” touch. This […]

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BOO! Spooky Monster Chocolate Covered Pretzel Brownies.
October 11, 2019
BOO! Spooky Monster Chocolate Covered Pretzel Brownies.

BOO! Spooky Monster Chocolate Covered Pretzel Brownies. You don’t need to be a professional baker to make these deliciously EASY homemade Halloween treats. These brownies require nothing fancy, use ingredients found in your pantry, and are beyond delicious. Fudgy, heavy on the chocolate, layered with peanut butter “truffle” frosting, and topped with chocolate-covered pretzels. And […]

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Crockpot Parmesan White Bean Chicken Soup with Roasted Delicata Squash.
October 10, 2019
Crockpot Parmesan White Bean Chicken Soup with Roasted Delicata Squash.

My go-to Crockpot Parmesan White Bean Chicken Soup with Roasted Delicata Squash. For nights when you’re craving easy, warming, comfort food, but also want healthy! Slow cooked chicken with shallots, garlic, fresh herbs, parmesan cheese, white beans, and chicken broth all make for a tasty, creamy soup. Each bowl of steaming soup is served with […]

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Weeknight Sticky Ginger Sesame Chicken Meatballs.
October 9, 2019
Weeknight Sticky Ginger Sesame Chicken Meatballs.

30 minute Better than takeout Weeknight Sticky Sesame Ginger Chicken Meatballs. Easy homemade Asian inspired chicken meatballs with ginger and sesame, tossed in a sweet, spicy, and extra sticky soy pomegranate sauce. Serve over steamed rice topped with plenty of sesame seeds for a fun and healthy dinner any night of the week. And the […]

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Parmesan Popovers with Crispy Sage Garlic Butter.
October 8, 2019
Parmesan Popovers with Crispy Sage Garlic Butter.

Parmesan Popovers with Crispy Sage Garlic Butter…better known as the simple, 7 ingredient, melt in your mouth popovers that are roll your eyes back GOOD. These perfect parmesan popovers are light, airy, hinted with browned butter and parmesan cheese, and are SO delicious. Serve these cheesy popovers warm right out of the oven with homemade […]

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Pumpkin Cauliflower Gnocchi with Nutty Browned Butter and Whipped Ricotta.
October 7, 2019
Pumpkin Cauliflower Gnocchi with Nutty Browned Butter and Whipped Ricotta.

Keeping things cozy and delicious today with this Pumpkin Cauliflower Gnocchi with Nutty Browned Butter and Whipped Ricotta. Making gnocchi at home is easy with this recipe using mashed cauliflower, pumpkin puree, flour, parmesan and eggs. It’s light, pillowy, and tossed in a delicious nutty hazelnut and sage browned butter sauce. This gnocchi is the […]

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken and Avocado Cobb Salad with Tahini Ranch. Goal? No boring salads. Ever. Enter this Cobb —> seasoned roasted chicken, crispy bacon, sun-dried tomatoes, plenty of other (good) salad things + super creamy tahini "ranch". Is it a traditional cobb? Nope. But it's sure is a good. Linked to the recipe in my profile.
  • Cheddar Pierogi with Caramelized Onions and Bacon. Did you grow up eating the frozen Mrs. T's Pierogi? Because I certainly did and they where my favorite...covered them in extra cheddar it twas delicious. But these? These are homemade and SO. MUCH. BETTER. Hello to potato + cheddar filled dumplings, layered with caramelized onions...and salty bacon. Sunday night dinner at it's best. Recipe below + on HBH (link in profile). ... ... Make the dough. In a medium bowl, combine the 2 cups flour, 1 tsp kosher salt, 2 tbs butter, 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, and 1 egg, and mix until combined. Let sit 30 min. Make the filling. In the instant pot, combine 3 pounds potatoes + 1 1/2 cups water. Cover and cook on high pressure/manual for 12 minutes. Quick release the steam. Drain, return the to the pot and mash, adding 2 tbs butter, 2 cups shredded cheddar, and 2 oz cream cheese. Roll the dough out onto a floured surface. Cut out 3-inch circles. Spoon 2 tsp of filling into the center. Brush the edges with water and fold half of the dough over the filling to enclose it. Press down the edges to seal, pressing out all the air. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Boil the Pierogi. Make the butter sauce. Cook the bacon. Drain onto a paper towel. Wipe the skillet clean, then melt 1 tablespoon butter. Add 2 yellow onions and cook 5 minutes. Add the 3 tbs apple cider vinegar, season with salt and pepper and continue cooking another 5-8 minutes. Add the remaining 3 tbs butter and 1 tbs thyme. Drop the Pierogi into the sauce. Spoon the Pierogi and onions onto plates. Top with cheddar and bacon. EAT! #recipevideo
  • Late night (better than takeout) Thai Drunken Noodles..with double the sweet and spicy sauce + extra noodles too. Made in under 30 minutes. Best part? The vegetables soak up all the sauce and become highly addictive. Pretty much perfection. Recipe on HBH - link in profile. What should my next "better than takeout" style recipe be?? And should I make these noodles on stories tomorrow??? #drunkennoodles
  • Cozy weekends + Creamy Wild Rice Chicken Soup with (buttery) Roasted Mushrooms It's creamy, herby, a little cheesy, and the wild rice adds the perfect amount of heartiness (and healthiness?!). And the mushrooms!? So. Good. Buttery, crispy and a little garlicky too. Yes, I do cozy comfort food really well. Linked to the recipe in my profile. PS. It's easy and can be made in the crockpot, instant pot, or on the stove. #wildrice #comfortfood