I know there are a lot of people out there who wish they could always have a home cooked meal, but feel they just don’t have the time to cook. Instead, they resort to ordering take-out or running through the drive-thru on their way home from work. I get it. I mean, [...]
Isn’t it crazy how the weather so closely relates to the foods we crave and cook? I’m not just talking about the ingredients that are in season, although they definitely play a major role in the food that we choose to eat. I’m talking about what we crave internally. During the summer it’s all [...]
Almost everyone has their family favorite version of enchiladas. Some are made with chicken, some with beef. Others are completely vegetarian. We all have our preferences on whether enchilada sauce should be red or green. The Big Flavors are definitely fans of the latter. Mexican night in our house means whipping up [...]
So, even though we get a ton of seasonal vegetables through our weekly CSA share, Mr. Big Flavors still thought it was appropriate to buy even more fresh produce at the local farmers market. Needless to say our refrigerator is currently overflowing with seasonal ingredients. He came home with eggplant, broccoli, both a purple and orange head [...]
1. I wish days were more than 24 hours long.
2. If only I had a third arm.
Ok, so everybody should be raising their hand right now. Personally, I think these two things at least once a week. It [...]
I’ve had chicken waldorf on the brain for about 2 weeks now. There’s this little deli near work that Mr. Big Flavors and I eat at about once a week. Sue’s Deli, it’s called. And while I tend to love all of the items on their menu (avocado wrap, black [...]
Don’t you just love taking a random day off from work? Especially when you bump it up against a three day weekend, and you accomplish all of your life responsibilities on the first three days? So, on this day you actually have nothing planned and there’s no specific timeline you have to follow. You can just hang out [...]
It’s the final installment in our Little Kitchen, Big Flavors chilled soup trilogy, and personally I believe we’ve saved the best for last. This restaurant-style gazpacho, just like the other two chilled soups featured last week, prides itself on fresh vegetables grown in the summer sun. In fact, every single vegetable being [...]
A season which I feel is quickly coming to an end.
And I’m just not ready for that.
The past three months have flown right by, as they always do. Here we are, nearing the end of August, with Labor Day [...]
For the past two weeks our CSA share has been overflowing with corn, cucumbers, tomatoes and melon. And, just like the summer squash in weeks prior, the produce is beginning to take over our fridge. In a good way, though! But, you know what that means. It’s [...]