Challenges

A Grocery-Free Week!

After seeing someone post on Instagram about the grocery-free challenge, I decided to give it a shot. I figured this would be a chance to save a bit of money as well as a way to get rid of some of the food we have accumulated in the pantry, fridge and freezer. Throughout the week,… Continue reading A Grocery-Free Week!

Challenges, Trying New Food

SBCC Day 5: Graubünden Barley Soup

I must admit I cheated a bit for the last dish of the Spring Break Cookbook Challenge. Since I ended up making the duck noodle soup on Friday, I didn't really feel like making another soup on the same day. So the barley soup only came to life on Saturday. In the end, it turned out… Continue reading SBCC Day 5: Graubünden Barley Soup

Challenges, Recipes

#SBCC Day 4: Canard à la Québécoise

The duck was the most intimidating dish of the Spring Break Cookbook Challenge. The one I almost took off the list by fear of messing it up. When I told my husband I was hesitant about making the duck, he responded "Isn't the whole point to challenge yourself and try to make dishes you aren't familiar with?".… Continue reading #SBCC Day 4: Canard à la Québécoise

Challenges

#SBCC Day 3: Artichoke & Spinach Gratin

On day 3 of the Spring Break Cookbook Challenge, I decided to attack a recipe from one of my favorite chefs, Hugh Acheson. Artichoke & Spinach Gratin, from A New Turn in the South I received this book for my 30th birthday this year, from our "foodiest" friends in Atlanta. It was with them that… Continue reading #SBCC Day 3: Artichoke & Spinach Gratin