Entertaining Theories + RECIPE: Build Your Own Spring Roll Party!

I have two very distinct theories on entertaining. Theory number one is that parties are for spoiling guests. I want them to walk in the door and get a home brew thrust into their hand immediately. I want good music playing and good smells coming out of the kitchen. In this theory I will probably…

Should-less Weekend + RECIPE: Cauliflower Pesto Tartlets

Would you all still love me if you found out that I watched Gossip Girl for 12 hours (straight) this weekend? Please tell me that you all still love me anyways. Because exactly that has happened. And since we’re being completely open and honest, I loved every single second of it. My Mr. Carrot is…

Farm Crush Saturday + RECIPE: Orecchiette with Beets

This little farm girl is loving spring. I know, I know. The 5-day forecast in Wisconsin says snow. Snow twice in five days actually. But I don’t care. For now, it’s sunny and warm and I’m in heaven. I’m ignoring any talk of snow. Warm weekend hikes with my perfect pups. Seeding dates with my…

Spring Fever + RECIPE: Winter Hash & Avocado Toast

Spring fever. Oh it’s in the air. Days are  getting longer. Which means my commute home is no longer in the dark and sometimes when I’m feeling extra ambitious, I can even get a little time with the pups on the trail before the sun goes down. And daylight savings, and with it more sunshine,…

RECIPE: Indian-Spiced Carrots with Yogurt

Guess what blogosphere?!  I might get a real big girl job?!  And I might get it real soon.  And yes, I know I shouldn’t call this possibility of a job a “real big girl job” at the risk of sounding like everything I’ve done up to this present moment has not been real or big…

RECIPE: Roasted Cauliflower Soup

The days when you take an old, almost yucky head of cauliflower from your fridge and trim off the yuck and turn it into something glorious.  Those are the very best days. Days with a gentle snowfall and the discovery of a big ol’ tin of Swiss Miss with tiny marshmallows and a throwback vintage…