Category / Recipes

Original_Caughey-Melissa-pasta-fagioli-soup
Main Dishes Recipes Soups

Easy Pasta Fagioli Soup

pasta fagioli soup

I absolutely love pasta fagioli soup. My family does too and after the blizzard that we all went through a few days ago, it was the number one request for dinner. This soup is super yummy and comes together for a hearty, healthy and filling family meal in around 30 minutes. There is nothing like warming up to a bowl of delicious homemade soup after shoveling heavy wet fallen snow. I think you will enjoy this one too. Serve it up with a nice crusty baguette. I promise, you might find yourself licking the bowl after!

Tilly's Nest- tabouli (1)wp
Recipes Sides

Homemade Tabouli

Tilly's Nest- tabouli (1)wp

Summer time brings warm weather and that means eating plenty of cool foods in our household. One of my favorites is tabouli (or taboulli or taboulleh- depends who you talk to). This is my simple homemade tabouli recipe that is an easy salad and always a crowd pleaser.  I’m here to tell you that it is SO simple to make. It’s also super delicious! Try eating it plain or scooping it up with pita chips.

Tillys-Nest-peanut-butter-and-dark-chocolate-fudge-recipe-001
Recipes

Easy Holiday Fudge

 

Fudge is a holiday classic around here and we love to make during this time of year as gifts for friends and family treats. This recipe is easy and you can certainly substitute any type of chocolate chips. Try your own combinations including mint chips, butterscotch, semi-sweet chocolate and white chocolate. Our favorite is peanut butter!

Tillys-Nest-honey-berry-smoothie
Recipes Sides

Honey Berry Blast: Williams-Sonoma Juice Week

This week I was invited by Williams-Sonoma to participate in Juice Week and share one of my favorite juice recipe. A huge inspiration for my love of juicing comes from the local harvests around us on Cape Cod. Whether from our local farmer’s market or fresh from our garden and berry patch my family regularly enjoys fresh juices throughout the growing season. This time of year it’s berry season and a few weeks ago we harvested honey from our beehives. This juice combines all of that deliciousness. This is one of the kids’ favorite juices. It tends to blur the lines between juice and smoothie and it comes together in mere minutes.

Tillys-Nest-pickle-recipe
Recipes Sides

Fresh Dill Pickles

Overnight, it seems we are pulling cucumbers out by the dozen these days. That can only mean one thing, it’s pickle making season here at Tilly’s Nest. I love to make these simple refrigerator pickles. There is no canning or hot water bath to immerse these babies in. Simply wash your jars and lids with hot soapy water and you are ready to get to work.

Tillys-Nest-rustic-berry-galette
Desserts Recipes

Rustic Berry Galette

Galettes are delicious. They are also incredibly versatile and can be filled with meats, cheeses, vegetables, and fruits. Right now berries are plentiful and we had a surplus of strawberries and blueberries. Today, the youngest one and I made an improvised galette. This dish is so simple to make and it comes together in no time. Even non-bakers can pull this one off! The best part is it looks rustic and tastes delicious.