November 2011

chocolate, toffee + apple galette

by amy 29 November 2011

as many of you read on here last week, last week was special week for me – not only was it the one year anniversary of my engagement to my now-husband, but it also marked the first Thanksgiving for which i’d be doing all the cooking, including tackling my first turkey. thankfully, the meal turned [...]

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our thanksgiving menu (+ a recipe for tomato-pancetta butter)

by amy 22 November 2011

thanksgiving is an incredibly special time of the year for me. last year, the day before thanksgiving, my then-boyfriend (+ now husband!) proposed to me at sunset on the gorgeous beach at seaside, florida. see? here we are, just minutes after he proposed. for the past few thanksgivings, we’ve traveled down to florida with family [...]

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chocolate, almond + pear tart {gluten-free}

by amy 17 November 2011

as many of you are working on your thanksgiving day menus, i thought now was the perfect time to share this wonderful dessert that i made a few weeks ago. when i first saw the recipe, i realized that i’d never tried pears + chocolate together, at least not any time recently, + was intrigued [...]

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i’m back! (after a seriously awesome trip to italy)

by amy 16 November 2011

hey friends! i know that some of you noticed i was notably absent from posting on the blog, facebook + twitter over the past week. apologies if you worried that i fell off the face of the earth, but i was actually enjoying an amazing vacation to Italy with my husband! i’d planned to tell [...]

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italian wedding soup {with mini-meatballs, spinach + pasta}

by amy 8 November 2011

i love soup. love love love it. as my husband can attest, there are days when i literally eat soup for breakfast, lunch *and* dinner. my love for soup goes way back — in elementary school, i wasn’t much of a fan of sandwiches, so my mom would heat up soup in the morning, pack [...]

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