Potato, Leek and Mushroom Cakelets

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Hello my friends!  Today I have these delectable little potato, leek and mushroom cakelets for you!  I have a deep love for the earthy pairing of potatoes and mushrooms.  And these cakelets- they’re crispy, savory, super easy to make, and totally satisfying.  We enjoyed ours with a giant salad and white wine.  I highly recommend!  Also, if you have leftovers- they’re amazing with an egg on top as a breakfast treat!!!  Enjoy!  xx- Sarah

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Chickpea Minestrone

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It’s soup o’clock!  Which is pretty much all day every day at our house this time of year.  I can’t get enough.  And this hearty chickpea minestrone is so tasty and easy to whip up, I know you’ll love it too!  If you’re really looking for comfort, this would be amazing with a crusty sourdough and a glass of wine.  With chocolate for dessert. Problems, WHAT?!  Enjoy!  xx- Sarah

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Roasted Red Kuri Squash + Tart Cherries

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I know you probably already have your Thanksgiving menus planned, but just in case you’re looking for a super delicious and easy side dish to add to the mix- well I’ve got just the one for you!  Roasted red kuri squash is just so damn good, but top it with tart dried cherries that’ve been sautéed in butter with rosemary and then mixed with pecans- you’ve got heaven on a plate.  Seriously.  And it probably takes less time to make than mashed potatoes.  Just one more day until the biggest collective binge of the year!  I cannot wait!!  xx- Sarah

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Simple Potato Kale Salad

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I’m on the fence about whether this dish looks as good as it tastes, or even if it looks good at all.  In person, it’s beautiful, delicious and satisfying.  In photos, I’m not so sure.  That happens to me sometimes when I’ve been looking at something too much, I start to question whether it’s good or awful! But I suppose whether a dish is photographic or not is irrelevant if it’s TASTY!  And this is.  Also, crazy easy to whip up.  And hearty, warm, and so good for these cold days!  Hope you love!  xx- Sarah

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Roasted Fall Vegetable Stew from At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen

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Ok, so clear your calendars for Sunday because you’ve got plans!  Specifically, a date with this roasted fall vegetable with cannellini bean stew that is just BEYOND.  I mean seriously.  You’re going to want to make this and then snuggle up with a cozy blanket, a good book and a hefty bowl of this goodness.  Just do it, you’ll thank me.  And after you have you should probably order Amy Chaplin’s cookbook At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen: Celebrating the Art of Eating Well.  It’s the source of this recipe and is sure to become your new kitchen bible.  Amy’s background is amazing and her food is just… well, it’s glorious.  This stew, oh man.  SO GOOD.  I know it’s a bit more work than the recipes I usually post but I promise it’s so, so worth it.  Enjoy!  xx- Sarah

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Holiday Table 2014

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I’ve been imagining this table in my mind for so many months now that I could just pinch myself that I’ve finally gathered everything to bring my imagination to life!  Putting together table design for the holidays is at the top of my Fun List!  And for months I imagined black and walnut and copper coming together with Eucalyptus and pomegranate to make a romantic, festive, dream of a table.  I’ve been posting teasers on my Instagram like my life depends on it (it definitely does not).  Without further ado, more photos and a full list of sources!  I hope it provides some inspiration for your own holiday table!!  xx- Sarah  ps- a lot of this table is from West Elm, and a lot of it is ON SALE!!!!

plates, salad plates, bowls: West Elm, copper chargers: vintage (found on Etsy), flatware: Hostess Haven, napkins: Homemade (thick, high quality linen cut to size), salad bowl: Rose and Fitzgerald (serving set is vintage), salad bowl + serving spoons: Primitive Reserve, salt bowls: West Elm, glasses: West Elm + vintage, marble candle tray and candles: West Elm (candles here), crystal votive holders: West Elm, food: Red Kuri Squash and Kale Salad (similar here), Beet and Mache salad (more beet salads here)

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