Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce

Rhubarb on it’s own is very tart and quite stringy, which is why it’s mostly found cooked or baked. When the stalks break down, they leave a wonderful sweet-meets-tart flavor. I’ve used it in muffins, in no-bake cheesecake, even cooked down to a sauce (like applesauce) and served by the bowlful. This time I wanted…

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Pasta Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Trofie pasta is one of my newly discovered favorite pastas. It’s short and twisty and has a similar texture to gnocchi, but not quite as thick. Trofie is usually used in Italian cooking, especially with pesto, but I was in the mood for a Summer-like salad using cucumber, basil, fresh mozzarella, slow-roasted tomatoes, and of course,…

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Lemon Pasta Salad

Weekend happiness brought to you by: lemon, cherry tomatoes, arugula, and fusilli pasta. We are planning to go on a long boat outing tomorrow, weather permitting, for my 30th birthday (yikes!). I was looking for something that can easily be made a day ahead of time and doesn’t need any reheating or final touches. This…

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Classic Hot Wings

These classic hot wings are perfect for entertaining and only take a few minutes to prep before baking. I tried replacing the hot sauce with BBQ sauce on a couple of the wings and they turned out just as good! Try using a mix of wingettes and drumettes for variety.

Rootbeer Pulled Pork

Root beer combined with the slow cooker give the pork so much flavor and tenderness. I’ve found this recipe to be one of the easiest methods of serving up pulled pork sandwiches for dinner. Only 4 ingredients!