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Savory Sunday Vol. 77

Written on January 19, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

Make a baked potato bar for a party!

Make a baked potato bar for a party!

This week we had Eliza’s birthday dinner with our family. I had to come up with a good idea that she’d love, was easy and affordable to make for a lot of people, and was not pizza (because we just did that for Jonas’s party). We went with a … Continue

Savory Sunday Vol. 76

Written on January 12, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

Savory Sunday Vol. 76 at the Nerd Nest

Wahoo! It’s the first Savory Sunday of 2014! The meals I’m sharing this week are from our Denver trip and the days right before, including Jonas’s birthday.

(Jake caught me scarfing sushi, in case you’re wondering what that photo is all about.)

Black Magic Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Savory Sunday Vol. 75

Written on December 15, 2013 at 3:39 pm, by

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We’ve been busy in the kitchen lately! We’re taking a it’s-cold-and-we’re-hermits break from the farmer’s market until after Christmas is over, but we’re still using some local stuff in our cooking. We’ve been working with some of our storage veggies, but most of our produce is coming from the grocery … Continue

Savory Sunday Vol. 74

Written on November 24, 2013 at 11:35 am, by

Savory Sunday Vol. 74 | The Nerd Nest

We are on a food adventure, trying to use local produce the majority of the time. Or at least start with what we find at our farmer’s market.

Last week we were working with apples, sweet potatoes, the season’s last tomatoes, and jalapeños.

Here are the food highlights from the Continue

Savory Sunday Vol. 73

Written on November 10, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

Market Haul

We are on a food adventure, trying to use local produce the majority of the time. Or at least start with what we find at our farmer’s market.

Last week we were working with butternut squash, green beans, tomatoes, apples, red bell peppers, and stuff from previous weeks.

Here are Continue

Savory Sunday Vol. 72

Written on October 27, 2013 at 11:33 am, by

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We are on a food adventure, trying to use local produce the majority of the time. Or at least start with what we find at our farmer’s market. Last weekend was the first time since we started doing this in March that we didn’t make it to a farmer’s market … Continue

Savory (ahem) Sunday Vol. 71

Written on October 21, 2013 at 11:09 am, by

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The food life at the Nerd Nest has been pretty darn good lately, I must say. Autumn foods are my favorite and we’ve really been embracing the art of weekend brunch.

Here we are at The City Diner, one of our favorite places for a good brunch. Their biscuits … Continue

Savory Sunday Vol. 70

Written on October 6, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

Savory Sunday Vol. 7

We are on a food adventure, trying to use local meat and produce the majority of the time. Or at least start with what we find at our farmer’s market. Though that didn’t really happen last week. Here’s what we were working with:

Corn, pears, peaches, and stuff from previous … Continue

Savory Sunday Vol. 69

Written on September 29, 2013 at 1:37 pm, by

Savory Sunday Vol. 69 | The Nerd Nest

We are on a food adventure, trying to use local meat and produce the majority of the time. Or at least start with what we find at our farmer’s market. Here’s what we were working with last week:

Corn, apples, pears, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes (which, confession, I bought thinking … Continue

Savory Sunday Vol. 68

Written on September 22, 2013 at 11:07 am, by

Week in the Life | Sunday at the Nerd Nest

We are on a food adventure, trying to use local meat and produce the majority of the time. Or at least start with what we find at our farmer’s market. Here’s what we were working with last week:

We got potatoes, cantaloupe, apples, pears, and tomatoes. All that for about … Continue