Goodbye, 2010! Hello, 2011!

If there were one post that I’ve been looking forward to writing this year, this is the post I’ve been looking forward to writing all year—the last post of 2010. The past 365 days have been filled with such enormous…

Sweet & Tangy Meatballs

My family’s never been big on annual traditions. I mean, sure, at Christmastime, there’s a tree and presents. We mail greetings and watch movies that come on TV, like most people do. We eat cookies (but then we always eat…

Pumpkin Pie + Homemade Pie Crust

OK, I know what you’re thinking: pumpkin pie in December? Why don’t I just put on a Halloween costume and sing the Star-Spangled Banner while I’m at it? Listen, I know. Pumpkin pie is traditionally associated with Thanksgiving, and I…

Grass-Fed Pot Roast

Early last month—it might have been the cooler weather or the fact that I hadn’t eaten red meat in a couple weeks, or it might have been since I already had a couple grass-fed chuck roasts in my freezer, purchased…

Holiday Baking

At lunch the other day with Jacqui and her sister Jenny, we got talking about cookies and holiday baking, about how everyone has their favorite type of chocolate chip cookie and how my grandma used to make dozens of cookie…

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