In the Pigpen No.5: Schiztember Love

Emilies getting our wedding on. Noice. Have I mentioned September should be renamed Schiztember? I’m sure I’ve at least alluded to it. Because things are CRAZYTOWN. Also: WEDDINGTOWN. They’re right next to each other on the map. You’ll know when you’ve crossed from one into the other when the streetlights turn into mason jars. You know I love me a roundup when I’m having trouble finding time to cook and daylight to photograph focusing, so let’s get right down to beanskis: 1) I’m running a half-marathon in six weeks. Six weeks! Ssssweeeeeeeeeks! If I’ve now said it twice on the … Read More

Sunday Supper: Lamb Loin Chops & Minted Quinoa

You guys. I know you know I watch a lot of TV, but you guyssssssss, Vampire Diaries is getting off the heezy fo sheezy. That show is like a leather-clad stew of attractiveness. And I want seconds. Same goes for these classy chops. Yes, believe it or not, every now and then I make something that doesn’t come together in a Dutch oven in less than 30 minutes. Sometimes there’s even a sauce, oh my. A rich, buttery, boozy pan sauce. Or a tapenade with chewy sundried tomatoes, salty olives and verdant herbs. Or both. This, my friends, is Sunday … Read More