Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes

Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes

Great things happen in the kitchen when you are pushed outside of your normal little box! I’ve gotten heirloom tomatoes a few weeks in a row now in my Chow Locally CSA box. And, my friends, I must confess that I hate raw tomatoes! There’s just something about them I can’t stand. The seeds are … Continue reading

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Whew, you guys don’t know this about me yet but I am a master procrastinator! The wonderfully generous Terri over at Terri’s Kitchen nominated me to receive a Very Inspiring Blogger Award. It was a little daunting to have to select 15 blogs to nominate, so I put it off for a bit. But I’ve … Continue reading

Lazy Woman’s Bread and Butter Pickles

Lazy Woman’s Bread and Butter Pickles

Have you ever used pickling cucumbers before? I hadn’t, and I hadn’t really even given them a thought until I received a pound of them in my Chow Locally CSA box. I have made refrigerator pickles before, and I was excited to make them again with some actual pickling cucumbers! I am a huge fan … Continue reading

Chicken in Salsa Verde

Chicken in Salsa Verde

Chicken! I’m sure you all were thinking that I’m vegetarian, since all of my recipes so far have been vegan and vegetarian! Not so. 😉  I love meat, but I don’t eat it very often, and when I do it’s usually chicken. The small amount of meat that I cook at home is a result … Continue reading

Apple Crisp Smoothie

Apple Crisp Smoothie

Happy Independence day everyone! After a day of burgers, hot dogs, and other picnic treats why don’t you start your next day out with something wholesome? 😉 Try out this tasty apple crisp smoothie for a balanced start to your day. I love to have a smoothie for breakfast. For one thing, it starts my … Continue reading

Soba Noodles with Peanut Sauce

Soba Noodles with Peanut Sauce

Today I want to share with you one of my favorite summer time meals. This dish is Thai inspired with its sweet and tangy peanut sauce that has just a little bit of kick. These noodles are served cold or at room temperature. I have played around with a cooked version of this that we … Continue reading

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Cake

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Cake

Rhubarb was one of the treasures in my Chow Locally CSA box a little while ago. I was pretty excited about it since rhubarb has been going around the blogosphere! I knew instantly what I wanted to make when I saw it. Smitten Kitchen’s Rhubarb Snacking Cake. Unfortunately, there wasn’t nearly enough rhubarb for the … Continue reading

Ravelympics?

**Update** The US Olympic Committee issued an apology for the terminology in the letter. Actually, they issued two since the fist wasn’t deemed sufficient. It did seem a little forced, but it was still an apology. I appreciate the effort to clear the mess, although I don’t think other fiber crafters are as easily appeased. … Continue reading

Smoked Salt

Smoked Salt

Salt! It’s THE essential seasoning when it comes to cooking. It has the ability to bring out the flavor in any dish, sweet or savory. There are so many kinds of salt on the market, Himalayan pink salt, sea salt, grey sea salt, kosher salt, table salt, black salt, the list goes on! What I … Continue reading

Spiced Zucchini Fritters

Spiced Zucchini Fritters

I’m excited about today’s post! I tweeted it last week when I made these and man, were they tasty! This recipe idea came to me when I was brainstorming what to do with the chickpea flour I got in my CSA box. I’d made the Socca initially and I still had some zucchini from the … Continue reading