Sauteed Shrimp with Arugula and Tomatoes

We still found ourselves with boat loads of arugula a couple weeks ago from our CSA so we decided to make this recipe. Clearly my friend Martha is a huge fan of arugula because we seem to find most of our arugula recipes from her collection.  Anyway – you wouldn’t believe how easy this wasContinue reading “Sauteed Shrimp with Arugula and Tomatoes”

Balsamic Skirt Steak with Polenta and Roasted Tomatoes

I saw this on my friend Martha Stewart’s Pinterest page recently and knew we’d want to make it soon.  We used instant polenta instead of that part of Martha’s recipe (don’t tell her!) and it came out great.  The roasted tomatoes were just delicious, I would recommend to make those for a side dish withContinue reading “Balsamic Skirt Steak with Polenta and Roasted Tomatoes”

Flaky Tomato and Mozzarella Tart

As always, we were looking for a new idea for a side dish to serve with our regular steak tip dinner. I found this recipe from an issue of Real Simple magazine from last summer that I saved because I thought it sounded good. Kind of like a healthier, fancier pizza…perfect to go with grilledContinue reading “Flaky Tomato and Mozzarella Tart”

Summer Send-off

What a summer! This was one for the books for our little family. Nothing huge happened, just a whole lotta fun – beach days, pool days, dinners out, play dates, adventures with friends, vacations with cousins, sleepovers with cousins, a couple date nights, and ice cream – a decent amount of ice cream. Anyway, weContinue reading “Summer Send-off”

6 Ingredient Black Bean Salad

With hotter temps comes the desire to eat lighter food, right? And with that we are always searching for easy, delicious salads to eat for dinner that don’t involve pasta (even though I do love a good pasta salad). There are about a hundred versions of black bean and corn salads on Pinterest and afterContinue reading “6 Ingredient Black Bean Salad”