Sausage and Rosemary Strata

Make-ahead brunch recipes are life savers.  Add this simple and delicious strata to your Easter entertaining plan! 1 lb sausage, removed from casing 1 lb rosemary bread* 8oz cheddar cheese- shredded 12 eggs 2 cups milk 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper *if you can’t find rosemary bread, add 1 T minced fresh rosemary to … Continued

Spring Vegetable Farro Salad

Farro, one of our favorite whole grains, makes a hearty salad that stores well and is great for a quick lunch. ‘Quick pickled’ red onions add a tangy crunch and beautiful contrast to the bright greens of spring vegetables! 1 cup dried farro 1 cup pea shoots 1/2 red onion, sliced very thin red wine vinegar; 1/2 … Continued

Kate’s take on homemade baby food

18 months in the making… Whether or not you’re a big time foodie,  introducing baby to solids is a huge milestone.  For your baby’s whole life, formula or breast milk has been the only source of nourishment.  Suddenly we can open up baby to a whole new world of textures, tastes, smells and colors. What … Continued

A Twist on a Twist- Cranberry BBQ Turkey Sliders

We all know and love the classic thanksgiving sandwich, a delicious use of leftover turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce, sandwiched between bread and a dollop of mayo. But how about shredding the turkey and adding classic barbeque to the cranberry sauce? The turkey gets a much needed moisture/flavor infusion, and your taste buds don’t feel … Continued

Sweet Corn Fritter Recipe

    Try our Sweet Corn Fritter Recipe as Featured on Red Tricycle What kid doesn’t like pancakes? I find that they not only make weekend breakfasts memorable but can be a great vessel for a vegetable side dish. These fritters make the sweet corn of summer sing and will have your kids loving their … Continued

Lucky Lil’Darlings Blog

Kate’s Guest Spot on Lucky Lil’Darlings Blog Lucky Lil’ Blog Get Carried Away by Mama-to-be & Chef Kate Homes! May 31, 2012 I met Kate recently at a local family event & I just loved her story.  Here she is to share it with all of you… I started Carried Away Chefs as a personal chef service … Continued

Paris Getaway

When you smooch your future husband for the first time in Paris while studying abroad, it seems only fitting to return eight years later to celebrate your first wedding anniversary.  My husband and I had the pleasure of a four night getaway to France this past Memorial Day weekend. After three whirlwind days and nights … Continued

Easter Excitement

I’ve always had a thing for Easter.  Maybe its because my birthday would fall on Easter when I wasyoung. Maybe I just love bright colors, longer days, and the purple and white crocuses that spring up in random yards. When I recall a memorable meal at Alinea, it is, predictably, the hyacinth scented lobster course … Continued

Passover Inspiration- Braised Greens with Charoset

Though starting a business in a seemingly tame side of the cooking profession, I love the challenge of creating tasty, seasonal and varied menus for my clients while adhering to each households’ particular tastes and diets.  I’m always developing new recipes based on specific requests… it’s what keeps me motivated and creative. This past week … Continued