Sunday Spectacular

Last Sunday, I met two of my friends for a shopping extravaganza at the farmers’ market. That’s where I got some of my crazy produce. Then, we cooked up our haul into a great meal. We made my friend’s family recipe for spaghetti and meatballs, and boy was it good. After they left in the late afternoon, I got into bed. I watched a billion episodes of “Accidentally on Purpose,” and I was so full that I didn’t eat another … Continue reading

Personal Blueberry Pies

I had a pint of blueberries sitting in the fridge after I stocked up on snacks before the Hurricane. Oh, what to do with them? Making individual pies was the only solution, and boy was it a good one. If you have a pint of blueberries loitering in your own kitchen, preheat your oven to 375ºF and get ready to take a bite of heaven! Mix one pint of blueberries together with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, the juice from half … Continue reading

Chicken Roll Ups

One of my dad’s favorite dinners is my mom’s adaptation of turkey cordon bleu. She rolls up turkey breasts with ham and swiss cheese, sprinkles on some bread crumbs, and bakes them in the oven. I used her process to create my own delicious dish: chicken rolled with tomato, mozzarella, and pesto. It’s a very fresh and summery meal. To make it, preheat your oven to 400°F. Then, pound out some chicken breasts until they are about 1/4 inch thick. Season … Continue reading