Meatless Monday: Moroccan Potato Salad

Who knew potato salad could be this exciting? Moroccan Potato Salad is a delicious non-dairy alternative to the traditional stuff we all know and love. The addition of chickpeas and other vegetables means this salad is quite substantial and perfectRead more…

Quibebe: A Brazilian Style Butternut Squash Stew {#FoodOfTheWorld}

When researching Brazilian cuisine for this month’s Food of the World party, I came across an incredible diversity of recipes which reflect the heritage of the cooks who developed them to feed their families. You’ll find recipes influenced by Europeans,Read more…

Crepes Suzette

Looking for a non-chocolate treat for your Valentine? Look no further than Crepes Suzette with their buttery sweet orange syrup. These are so simple and delicious. One bite and you’ll understand what all the fuss is about. The origins ofRead more…

Ploughman’s Lunch

A little bit of this, a little bit of that…a Ploughman’s Lunch is an easily portable meal perfect for taking with you to the field…or the park in our case. After weeks of overcast skies and fog, as soon asRead more…

Smoky Open Faced Sandwiches {Recipe Redux}

This month’s theme for Recipe ReDux caused a little consternation. They want us to get smoky! Start Smoking in the New Year. The New Year is heating up with smoke and spiciness. From boldly flavored smoked salts to actual smokingRead more…

Pulled Chicken Tacos

Now that you’ve seen how simple it is to make your own tomato sauce, I’m sure you’re ready to put it to good use. Today we’re going to make pulled chicken tacos by braising a few chicken thighs in tomatoRead more…

Pretzel Dog Bites!

Whenever I’m at a stadium I always buy a pretzel dog. I love to bite through the tender dough into a well cooked hot dog. Add a little spicy mustard and I’m a happy woman! Enjoy these easy to make,Read more…

Date Nut Bread with Orange Cream Cheese Spread {The Recipe ReDux}

When I was growing up date nut bread was not a favorite. My mother loved it, but I don’t remember her ever making it from scratch. Dates weren’t readily available where we lived. She’d either buy the kind in theRead more…

Mock Bulgogi

Bulgogi is a Korean dish traditionally made with marinated beef. When ground beef is used a flavorful sauce is created to replicate taste of the traditional marinade. This vegan version is made with Texturized Vegetable Protein. No worries if you’reRead more…

Delicias de Berenjena

One of our favorite places to have a glass of wine and a little something to eat in Valladolid is El Corcho (The Cork). It’s a small place, with a bar and a small kitchen and no tables for dining.Read more…

Cauliflower with Olives and Breadcrumbs

Mark Bittman introduced me to the concept of flexitarianism and his approach to food in his columns as well as in his cookbooks has been a major influence both on the blog and in my kitchen. I’m really happy toRead more…

Salmon with Creamy Mustard Sauce

This month’s Food of the World party takes us to Canada, a country with a rich food heritage. Immigrants from many countries brought their food culture and adapted it to Canadian products. We will use many of their products toRead more…