Caramelized Onion Soup with Red Wine, Fontina, and French Loaf Croutons


This time of year has become my favorite, but not for the usual reasons. Amy’s travel seems to hit a lull in December and we’ve immensely enjoyed a solid month together now because of it. The basement laundry and office area is painted a beautifully cheerful Bora Bora blue and the kitchen pantry is currently…

Sesame Seared Tuna, 3 Veggie Stir Fry


If you’ve never seared off a fresh tuna steak, it may seem a bit intimidating. However, it really is a super simple and quick option for busy weeknight dinners.  One steak is more than enough tuna for two people and we always split one between us, which really makes this a budget friendly menu as…

Peanut Tofu Curry


Who doesn’t love peanut sauce? It’s my kind of candy. Sweet and spicy with a nice umami punch. I had a hankering for a warm, creamy curry and with leftover peanut sauce in the fridge I thought why not? Coconut milk and peanut sauce go together right? Growing up in poverty I watched my Momma…

Summer Rolls with Pan Seared Szechuan Tofu


After spending Thanksgiving week up in the Smoky Mountains indulging in decadent smoked meats and moonshine, I easily decided on salad for our first dinner back home. I didn’t quite have enough on hand for a big chopped salad and since we were both exhausted from the 9 hour drive home the previous day, going…