Bacon Blue Cheese Asparagus

Bacon Blue Cheese Asparagus

I’m starting today’s post with a very serious question:

Bleu Cheese? Or Blue Cheese?

Bacon Blue Cheese Asparagus

I Googled it, but that really didn’t help. Apparently, the internet got together and decided that they’re both correct, but only snobby foodie-type people use “bleu” instead of “blue.” Which I guess then brings me to a whole other question: how snobby would I like to be? (<– These are the deep deep thoughts I think to myself. But, um, we’ll save that for another day, mkay?)

Bacon Blue Cheese Asparagus

It’s Wednesday, which means we’re all hitting a midweek slump (yes? no? just me?) and could probably use some nice vegetable-type nutrients to perk ourselves back up. But also, it’s Wednesday, which means there are still two whole days left before Friday, which means said vegetable-type nutrients should probably (no… DEFINITELY) be covered in cheese and bacon.

Bacon Blue Cheese Asparagus

Don’t even worry, folks. I’ve got you sooooooo covered.

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Easy Lemon Garlic Chicken

Easy Lemon Garlic Chicken

I’m sitting at my desk in jeans and a sweater, and I’m still cold. COLD. In AUGUST. (I know it’s the very itty bitty end of August. But still). I’m definitely not ready to give up my sunny afternoons and beers on the porch and piles upon piles of scrumptious tomatoes, but I have to admit it is kind of nice to be able to turn the oven on again.

Easy Lemon Garlic Chicken

There’s something about cold-weather food that just warms the soul, you know? I mean, I loooooove summer, but there’s just something so satisfying about standing over a warm stove and breathing in the onion and garlic and herbs and building something up from scratch. And that’s harder to do in the summertime, because, y’know, you’ll melt or whatever.

But fall? Fall is when you break out the sweaters and the leggings and the comfort food and the tea and just have a grand ol’ time.

Easy Lemon Garlic Chicken

This easy lemon garlic chicken is definitely one of my new favorite fall foods. It’s ready to go in just over half an hour, has a handful of spinach so you’re even sort of eating your vegetables, and the simple, lemon-y, garlicky broth is perfect for pouring over rice or sopping up with a few slices of your favorite bread. It also makes the house smell ahhhhh-mazing, but it’s low maintenance enough that you can throw it together and still have time for one last cocktail on the deck in the sunshine before we wave goodbye to summer. Mix it up by adding potatoes, asparagus, or carrots and use whatever cut of chicken you have on hand!  [Read more…]

Peach Bruschetta with Whipped Goat Cheese

Peach Bruschetta with Whipped Goat Cheese

I can’t believe we’re already at the end of August. Where did this summer go?! One minute I’m jumping for joy on the first warm-enough-to-wear-sandals day of the year, and the next minute I’m wrapping myself in extra blankets and drinking hot tea while I write a blog post because there’s a sudden distinct chill in the morning air. I’m not ready to be cold again, you guys! 😭 [Read more…]

Herb Marinated Goat Cheese

Herb Marinated Goat Cheese

I don’t know how I ever lived without goat cheese.

I don’t even really remember when I first tried it, actually. I just kind of remember that there was no goat cheese in my life until I was maybe 19 or 20ish. And then suddenly, there it was. The perfect creamy, tangy, spreadable addition to a cheese-plate-for-dinner. The best new mix-in for my favorite pasta sauces. A delightfully tart note in warm fall soups. Basically, the bomb dot com.

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