Recently I received over two bushels of tomatoes from my aunt’s garden. I took a stab at canning and dwindled down the lot by over half with tomato sauce alone. I quartered and froze a number of them as well. A big bowel of Bruchetta, a few sandwiches and salads later… I still have tomatoes […]
After a temporary break from the blog while moving it only makes sense that I’d kick things off with a cheese recipe. A homage to the great dairy state that I now call home again. The first dinner we had in Milwaukee was at a little Irish pub around the corner from our new apartment, where I […]
Looking for a hit salad to bring to your next summer cookout? Try serving this avocado melon salad, topped with a mildly spicy serrano-lime vinaigrette. Midsummer is the perfect time to pick up the freshest honeydew from your local farmer’s market. Besides, anything with bacon and avocado is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Try […]
Make these asian-style roasted cashews for your next road trip or bring them camping for a more exciting take on trailmix. They’re even great as a work snack when you’re craving something crunchy but would like to keep it healthy.
A full-bodied, dark beer is the primary liquid when braising chicken for this dish. You’ll end up with a juicy, shredded chicken which perfectly accompanies tacos, burritos, salads, and more. I use a whole chicken as it’s a little more cost effective. Bonus, you can make homemade stock with the remaining parts and bones. You […]
After a short hiatus, Truefood is back and ready for Spring. After months and months of Winter you’re probably craving something light. This roasted beet salad is healthy and fresh yet still hearty and satisfying. Instead of purchasing bottled dressing at the supermarket, save some money and some plastic by trying the homemade balsamic recipe […]