REFLECTIONS ON CONNECTICUT (food, images, gratitude… with a side of Cowboy Caviar)

It’s safe to say we’ve travelled more this year than we ordinarily do (and we ordinarily travel quite a lot!). From our several thousand-kilometer Aussie road trip, to our last Royal Caribbean cruise in the Bahamas, and our most recent trips to Swedish Storsjön and Turku in Finland, it’s been a year of discovery… both internal […]

CARVED & STUFFED BAKED BELL PEPPERS (a healthy Halloween treat!)

As has been our family tradition for the past few years, this Halloween saw carved and stuffed bell peppers on the menu. Wanting to update them somewhat, I came up with this recipe, loosely based on the first one that we ever used. The kids have been dressing up for days. We’ve seen variations of […]

BELL PEPPERS STUFFED WITH BEANS (AKA guilt-free, gluten-free, Mex-inspired yumminess)

I must admit that this was hardly a collaborative effort between my husband and myself, although that was the original intention. I prepared the beans (by generously opening the tins) and he prepared the rest of this River Cottage-inspired recipe for a super-tasty veggie dinner (and left-over lunch). These were not only yummy, but really cute […]