Bay Scallops with Carrot Puree

Bay Scallops with Carrot Puree

In the past I have been intimidated by making scallops at home. I didn’t want to undercook them, but it’s also supposedly so easy to overcook them; I just didn’t even bother. But in making a concerted effort to eat a wider variety of things, I had to get over my scallop cooking fears! And I must admit I'm really in love with how this recipe turned out. 

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Asparagus & Bacon Frittata

Asparagus & Bacon Frittata

Hello Spring! A new season means new fruits and veggies to play with. This recipe is a great way to celebrate spring and eat one of my favorite spring veggies: asparagus! I’ve always loved the way asparagus comes apart when you bite into them along their length. They have such an interesting texture, woody yet juicy. They taste fresh and like earth. 

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Spicy Sweet Potato and Egg Casserole

Spicy Sweet Potato and Egg Casserole

This time of year I’m always stocked with sweet potatoes. They keep really well, can be used in many different ways, are extremely filling and can add a nice sweetness. Plus they are in season right now, which is even better. I will also admit that the nerdy archaeologist in me loves the stratigraphic layers that this casserole creates.   

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