Foodie Adventures

Fourth of July From Scratch

Happy birthday, America! This summer marks 4 years since my naturalization ceremony and 10 years of Fourth of July celebrations. While Jeff and I rarely partake in big parties, we usually wear red, white and blue, and come up with some American-themed meal. While it started with simple meals that took only a few minutes… Continue reading Fourth of July From Scratch


Acorn Squash Soup With Kielbasa Bits

Last weekend, I had amazing meals planned for the week. Unfortunately (or fortunately?) the beef stew made so much leftovers that I didn't really need to cook anything for several days. But Friday night, I was determined to make the acorn squash soup I had been thinking about all week. I love creamy soup but… Continue reading Acorn Squash Soup With Kielbasa Bits


A Hot-Dog’s Odd Cousin

What happens when you're craving a hot-dog but are really trying to eat healthy? That's when one comes up with the hot-dog's odd cousin's idea. Awww yeah. Regular hot-dog meat is bad (well, I think it's delicious but it certainly isn't good for you), I know. Well, luck me, we had some fresh mild Italian… Continue reading A Hot-Dog’s Odd Cousin