Kale, Avocado, and Artichoke Dip

Kale, Avocado, and Artichoke Dip
The last month has been AMAZING.  Really i could not have predicted in a million years how incredible it would be.  We welcomed our second child to the world in March and 2 kids, well its a blast.  Don’t get me wrong, if you see me on the street I might look bleary eyed from ...

Party Food

Party Food
Sometimes I like to make myself a little present.  Something for later when things are really hectic that I can pull out and serve without spending any time at all in the kitchen.  I have a few things I make every year when the vegetables are in season and can for later, pickles, jams, but ...

Skinny Vegan Buffalo Wings 3

Skinny Vegan Buffalo Wings
Did you blink when you read that headline? Skinny vegan buffalo wings what??? Who on earth would want that anyway? Well, I do promise there’s no fake meat here, just a few crispy roasted vegetables getting a makeover.  What I like to do is put these out WITH your regular wings, as a light alternative ...

Party Puffs – Parmesan Thyme Gougeres

Party Puffs - Parmesan Thyme Gougeres
Do you love party food? Appetizers, little bits and bites, the best part of a meal in my opinion.  Small plate restaurants and tapas places are all the rage so I bet more than a few agree with me. I have a few requirements for these small bites, they can’t be a TON of work… ...

Epic Hummus 2

Epic Hummus
    Until recently I had no idea that I make “epic hummus.”  Its always funny when you find out people have been talking about you/something you do and I guess my hummus has been a topic of conversation! Cool. Last week we had a bunch of people from my husband’s office over for dinner. ...

Dracula is Cheesy… and so am I! 1

Dracula is Cheesy... and so am I!
As I’m out snapping pictures,  hiking, sipping coffee, and generally battling jet lag, I thought I’d perk up your post labor day with a tasty little dish that I learned LAST time I was here.  These pictures are from a great afternoon spent with the family high in the mountains above the Dracula castle! Ha! ...

End of Summer Bruschetta 4

End of Summer Bruschetta
    Sometimes the best laid plans fall apart.  Sometimes everybody gets sick right when you’re going out-of-town.  Sometimes you feel like crud and have a million things to do and no time to cook and don’t feel like turning on the stove.   The best thing to do in those situations  I think, is ...

Chard & Kale Pie 3

Chard & Kale Pie
The title above is sort of a lie, not really a lie but definitely a stretch.  Today we are not going to make pie crust, but we are having pie, er sort of.  I’m giving you a recipe for one of my very favorite things, spanikopita a flaky buttery savory pastry filled with delicious greens, ...