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Recipes IMG_8166 Emily Shea • Dec 11, 2014

Apple Fennel Chicken Salad

By Thursday we usually have plenty of leftovers in the fridge that need to be used up before grocery shopping over the weekend. I roasted a chicken earlier this week and we ate only half of it, so the other half went into this apple fennel chicken salad. If you don’t like fennel don’t buy […]

Recipes IMG_8112 Emily Shea • Dec 09, 2014

Quick and Easy Chocolate Pomegranate Granola

Chocolate pomegranate granola is a delicious way to satisfy your morning sweet cravings. It won’t leave you tired, dehydrated, and starving an hour later, like cinnamon rolls and chocolate doughnuts do. Homemade Granola is super easy to make and takes no time at all. It’s literally just mixing a few things together and baking until […]

Recipes IMG_8105 Emily Shea • Dec 05, 2014

Crisp and Buttery Homemade Crackers

Artisanal crackers are a popular hors d’oeuvre around the holidays, making an appearance on cheese and charcuterie platters and served alongside various dips or spreads. They add an elegance that saltines just can’t match. But they’re expensive. You might pay upwards of $5 for a dozen crackers. Making artisan crackers at home is fairly simple and […]

Recipes IMG_7903 Emily Shea • Nov 19, 2014

Light and Hearty Saffron Chickpea Stew

Wind, snow and frost… although the first day of winter is technically December 21st, it’s already here. Which means I’ll be eating 50% more bread than usual and making plenty of warming dishes in an attempt to feel cozy. Speaking of bread, it’s easy to gain a little winter weight when it’s cold outside and […]

Recipes IMG_7870 Emily Shea • Nov 12, 2014

Ginger-Soy Salmon With Soba Noodles and Bok Choy

The salmon is lightly marinaded and then baked, so it’s both easy and tasty! I love bok choy but you could also try green beans, broccoli, or snow peas and adjust the cooking time so that they’re lightly cooked but still have a crunch. Also, if you haven’t tried buckwheat soba noodles, you’re seriously missing […]

Recipes IMG_7826 Emily Shea • Oct 30, 2014

Roasted Cauliflower With Cumin and Cilantro

Roasting cauliflower gives the edges a crispy caramelization and brings out the natural sweetness of the vegetable. It also keeps a nice crunch when cooked quickly at high heat. Try this roasted cauliflower recipe and you’ll never boil, blanch, or steam them again! Cumin, lemon, and cilantro dress up the cauliflower in a unique way, […]