Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Do you know what is less fun than dishwashing. Laundry. Going to the dentist. And finding out the real calorie counts at Starbucks. Combined. Apartment shopping.    For real. Craigslist  and I are seriously fighting right now. That and every other apartment agency in Chicago. But I'm keeping my chin up! The Carrie Bradshaw in me still firmly believes that sparkles, cosmos, and Manolo Blahniks (or DSW) are destined for my future. And no matter what little whole in the wall me and my … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Galette

I had a great Thanksgiving, I hope you all did too! We hit everything on the checklist this year... lots of family. too much food. football. too much food....and even more food to bring home (actually thats a lie, we accidentally left it in my aunt's fridge. My dad was so sad he said about 3 words on the way home.) It was pretty low key. We visited my grandpa in the nursing home, swung by my mom's brother's family's place, then had dinner at my dad's brother's place. By the way that would now … [Read more...]