Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

West Virginia Ramp Dinner

Remember how back in October, shortly after relocating to the mountains of West Virginia, I wrote this post on the striking similarities between the Austrian and Appalachian cultures? And maybe you remember how in that post I mentioned a fascination with ramps, or Bärlauch? Well, ramp season is here. In fact, I'm actually a little late. Ramp… Continue reading West Virginia Ramp Dinner

Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Sweet Potato White Bean Burgers

I discovered Kroger brand organic sweet potato chips a few weeks ago and was so excited when they went on sale this week. However, apparently everyone else got excited as well because the two times I've been to the store recently there have been no sweet potato chips. None. Zero. It's because sweet potatoes are pretty… Continue reading Sweet Potato White Bean Burgers

Bake on Saturday, Lunch & Dinner, On the Road

Garlic Knots {Campfire Cooking}

You don't just have to have hot dogs and baked beans on camping trips!  Next time you're cooking over a fire, try these garlicky bread rolls to change things up! As mentioned, I spent this past week camping and visiting relatives.  My sister is a (relatively) recent vegetarian, which meant that the usual hot dogs… Continue reading Garlic Knots {Campfire Cooking}

Bake on Saturday, Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Ma’s Cornbread

A simple but flavorful yellow cornbread, baked the traditional way in a cast iron skillet! There are some things that you don't mess with.  Like the mint and chocolate flavor combo.  Or peanut butter and chocolate.  Or mom's go-to cornbread recipe. Baked in a cast iron skillet. I'm a huge fan of cast iron.  Have… Continue reading Ma’s Cornbread