my lavender blues

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here in St. Louis, summer fever is at an all time high right now – no thanks to the sky for losing control of its bladder for the last, oh I don’t know, 1000000 days, give or take. but just in time for the sun to come out for my most favorite and least memorable holiday […]

Lightened Summer Vegetable & Chicken Sausage Risotto

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new post, who dis?  ^^ current feels that are always current but ruh-heeealllyyyy. my camera has been collecting dust the last couple of weeks due to an increased amount of weekly late-night cooking (like from one night to maybe two) and then the weekends I basically have been mowing the frozen food aisles with whatever […]

Lighter No Bake Goat Cheese Cheesecake (Easy + Gluten Free)

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you guys you. adult placne (plagued acne, because I will shorten anything I can and then take an hour longer to explain the shortened version. life, made difficult, as per always) but for rills. the last year of my twenties should be a glorious one, but alas, here i am just begging for some menopause to […]

Broiled Southwestern Skirt Steak over Corn & Red Pepper Hash

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guys. allergies. what in the hell shmell. or i might just be getting sick, for the ten thousandth time this year. WHICH. means i’m basically going to be pushing daisies over the weekend so that’s something to look forward to. *yay* thankfully my son is a skilled balance bicyclist soo i’ll be sending him off like […]

Italian Sausage, Kale & Egg Drop Soup

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Doughnt even get me started on this poo snowfall one refers to as a flurry this past weekend (and todays early AM). Just doughnt.   But do let me tell you that even the tiniest negative thought that I have ends in me devouring all the contents in ones pantry (except replace below sprinkles with cheese and […]

Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffed Artisan Bread

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I sunbathed today. Yes. It was glorious. And it was only an hour, because it was during work lunch and because I didn’t want to turn into a total raisin. Homegirl is going to be 30 this year. Gotta start ironing out the wrinks before my pruning becomes permanent. Any who. I’m trying to be less lame […]

Zoodles with Clams in a Spicy Coconut Milk & Black Garlic Sauce

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HOLY cheese and rice. WE made it through the satanic month of February !  The month as a whole just sucks. First off. You’re super unattractive and pale (unless you’re a Ginger, the red heads tend to thrive in these months) and all you want to do is quit your stupid new year res. diet and just […]

Short Rib, Pear & Arugula Puff Pizza

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Monday feelings in Irish terminology: I’m wrecked and could use a shoulder of whiskey in my coffee. To be honest, if I were in Ireland I’m 99 percent positive I would be tipsy the entire time being that when you actually look up “common Irish phrases” about 50 percent of them are somehow related to […]

Quick Sweet Potato, Cabbage & Sausage Stovetop Dublin Coddle