Basic Bean Soup

Basic Bean Soup

That’s right – “BEAN SOUP”. Very simple by name but so very un-simple by taste. How can such a humble ingredient, like dried beans, become a crave-worthy, mouthwatering meal? Well let me share a few tips that make dried beans something you’ll want to put 

Tomato Corn Cob Chowder

Tomato Corn Cob Chowder

Tomato Corn Cob Chowder — really?! Y-E-S!! Here’s the thing – being both a foodie and a gardener compels me to find ways to use every bit of my garden in the kitchen. Gardening is HARD work with little reward and my greatest reward is 

A Quick Note From Emily

A Quick Note From Emily

Good morning friends, if you subscribe to my blog here at FFAY then you just got notified of a new post — a post I didn’t write. Hackers are vicious and persistent and even with all my safety measures in place they uploaded a spam 

Mojito Grilled Shrimp

Mojito Grilled Shrimp

Mojito Grilled Shrimp – yummy flavors of mojito with mint and lime make this grilled shrimp so delicious and perfect for grilling season!

Grilled Ginger Balsamic Flank Steak

Grilled Ginger Balsamic Flank Steak

As the temperatures begin to rise, backyard cooking/grilling and dining is a regular event in my weekly routine! One of our favorite and most frequent meals is Grilled Ginger Balsamic Flank Steak.

Slow Cooked Pulled Pork + Potatoes

Slow Cooked Pulled Pork + Potatoes

This simple slow-cook recipe for pork and potatoes is so tasty and versatile! It’s sure to become a ‘go-to’ in your weekly meal planning!

Loaded Baked Potato Skillet Casserole

Loaded Baked Potato Skillet Casserole

Loaded Baked Potato Skillet Casserole – Cheesy, hearty, tasty and so easy to make – a dinnertime winner for sure!

Small Batch Acorn Squash and Chicken Enchiladas

Small Batch Acorn Squash and Chicken Enchiladas

The acorn squash is an absolutely glorious addition to this enchilada recipe. It’s slightly sweet and creamy texture – the perfect partner to the warm Mexican spices, chicken and cheeses!

Spicy Baked Queso Fresco & Veggies

Spicy Baked Queso Fresco & Veggies

I love one pot meals – they’re pretty much my mealtime life raft! Yes – sometimes dinnertime feels like a life and death issue in my household! That’s what makes the current viral baked feta trend so amazing, everything comes together in one baking dish 

Cheesy Meatball Deep Dish Pizza

Cheesy Meatball Deep Dish Pizza

Cheesy Meatball Deep Dish Pizza is made using my favorite pizza dough recipe + 3 ingredients (including a recipe hack that brings the flavor!)

Grilled Cedar Plank Steelhead Trout

Grilled Cedar Plank Steelhead Trout

The flavors of this grilled steelhead trout are fresh and complex, thanks to the lemons, shallots, fennel and the cedar plank.

Sheet Pan Thai Chicken Stir Fry

Sheet Pan Thai Chicken Stir Fry

I love a 20 minute meal like nobody’s business and this Sheet Pan Stir Fry is at the top of my quick mealtime recipes list!