Hi foodie friends! If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you know that I just launched my writing website at katiecurtis.net. Janine Isabelle did a great job designing both sites. It feels really fun to share essays and notes on writing, but I missed hanging out in foodie land too, so I love having a space for both things on the web this year. (The two sites have links at the top connecting them so you can go back and forth). I looked at the way I love to use blogs for inspiration both in the kitchen and to grow in learning, to become a better mom, writer, friend. I hope to give content on both sites that inspire your hearts and your stomaches.
So before I unpack from a week of skiing, allow me to procrastinate on all that laundry by finding yummy, healthy recipes. I still need yumminess in my life even if the holidays are over.
Here are a few lighter recipes I found on the web that I can’t wait to try:
Chicken and Barley Stew with Dill and Lemon.
Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables.
Potato Corn Chowder.// Using milk instead of cream. This is my husband’s favorite.
This Leek and Potato Soup.//Using milk instead of cream.
Green Lentil Curry. Yum.
All these Food & Wine Quinoa recipes.
And since we left to go skiing right after Christmas, here is a little look back on our Christmas season. Faneuil Hall Christmas lights got us in the Christmas spirit, Challah Egg Nog French Toast was amazing, Mac & Cheese bar on Christmas Eve was too (lobster and bacon stirred into Smoky Mac & Cheese. Both are definitely new traditions since I can’t wait to have them again), skiing and games up north, and lots and lots of cookies. There was sickness and exhaustion, too, but great memories were made.
Here is to many delicious days to come. Happy Happy New Year!