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Remodel with a Purpose {Parmesan, Almond & Rosemary Cocktail Cookies}

parmesan rosemary crackers

If you stopped by our house after the kitchen remodel, you would immediately notice the upgraded appliances, new wood floor or expanded center island. But perhaps the most important element of the project is something you can’t see – and it was “installed” with a Sharpie. Continue Reading →

Spaghetti Squash w/ Parmesan & Fresh Herbs

spaghetti squash with parmesan and fresh herbs - plated

I can’t say enough about this humble vegetable. I love pasta, but this squash is a delicious {and nutritious} substitute for noodles in a lot of dishes – including spaghetti and meatballs. And, it easily stands alone as a side dish with little more than some sautéed shallots and seasoning. This Spaghetti Squash with Parmesan and Fresh Herbs is a great example.

If you’re trying to cut back on carbs, or if you just want to have some healthy alternatives to your typical side dishes, you won’t find a more versatile vegetable. Continue Reading →

Baked Zucchini Fries

baked zucchini fries

I love the generosity of gardeners!

Take, for example, my new friend Peggy. Besides being an all-around wonderful gal, she’s a fabulous artist and a horse lover… she’s also a terrific gardener. In the short time we’ve been in Idaho, she’s delivered gorgeous onions, cucumbers, beets, purple potatoes and state-fair-worthy zucchini. {I’m not kidding, you could use them for batting practice, they’re so big!} Continue Reading →