Best Tomato Soup I ever ate + How to make awesome grilled cheese

Yes, okay. Longest post title ever.

Tomato soup + Grilled Cheese = Heaven

But I’m starting to realize I can’t have tomato soup without grilled cheese.

Especially now that I know all the secrets to making an amazing grilled cheese sandwich. And the world’s best (and probably one of the easiest) tomato soups made from scratch.

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Melted Snowman Ginger Cookies

I had planned to make these melted snowman ginger cookies all weekend. It was just fate that it happened on the day we had a foot of snow dumped on us.

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Hello, Minnesota Winter. I see you’ve decided to join us this year. Lucky for you I have a kitchen full of candy melts, flour, sugar and spices.

Snow all you want to. I will sit inside and eat so many cookies that I become big enough to be my own snow plow. Who’s winning now, Mr. Snow? Continue reading

Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna

I bet you all thought I had fallen off the face of the earth. Or perhaps had taken a vacation to the far reaches of the North Pole and was without cooking utensils and a camera.

What I’ve really been up to is something far more life-risking and all-consuming.

I’ve been moving into my new apartment.

It’s been all building Ikea furniture, unpacking boxes, washing dishes, triple runs to Target on the same day to get that other thing I forgot, and trying to figure out how the heck I more accurately adjust the temperature on my gas stove (I’ve always had an electric) so I don’t burn the cream sauce for the past 3 weeks.

But now, my faithful readers, now, I can finally begin to post again. I officially held my housewarming party this weekend, forcing me to unpack the last remnants of the boxed items and find a home for them, and now, I suddenly find myself free at last to bring you more deliciousness. Continue reading