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 ...

Crambrosia

Crambrosia
Am I the only one who went to potlucks as a kid? Ate lots of creamy potluck salad/dessert hybrids? I have no idea why they are always called salads but they are certainly more on the dessert end of things. My 13 year old niece came to spend the weekend with us recently and she ...

Year of Quinoa 1

Year of Quinoa
Isn’t that pretty?  My fantastic blogger/author  friend Katie Newell of Healthnutfoodie and I have been playing around in the kitchen!  We are both really passionate about healthy delicious food so we got together with the kids, and whipped up some tasty delicious SUPER-food together.  My son really wanted to help, he banged pots together and  created as ...

Get the Most from the Farmers Market!

Get the Most from the Farmers Market!
 I’m a farmers market junkie.  Maybe because I love fresh food, maybe I’m such a terrible gardener I’m in awe of those who can grow food consistently, maybe I just like the chaos and the haggling.  Maybe all the above.  I love markets so much I teach several classes every year that take field trips ...

Will Travel 4 Food 2

Will Travel 4 Food
At the end of this month we’re going to visit my husband’s family in Romania.  This is a big trip for everyone, first trip across the ocean with baby boy and the first trip home in over 3 years for Mr. This One Bite! We are so ready.  We have traveled abroad, both to his ...

Totinos Schmotinos 1

Totinos Schmotinos
  Italians have rocket sandwiches, rocket pizza, rocket salads on menus all summer long.  My first encounter with “rocket” listed on an italian menu just confused me, what? It turned out to be arugula, a spicy peppery green that balanced out creamy cheese and crusty bread on a pretty amazing italian sandwich.  Silly me I ...

How many nuggets does it take to make a chicken? 3

How many nuggets does it take to make a chicken?
One of these things is not like the other, One of these things just does not belong, Can you tell me which thing is not like the others, by the time I finish my song? Anybody else watch Sesame Street as a child? Actually I think it’s two things. We’re remodeling our kitchen, and lucky ...

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, ...

Muesli (Overnight Oats) 2

Muesli (Overnight Oats)
This weekend we escaped our lives for a few days and ran out into the country.  I think traveling and especially the lovely relaxing weekend escapes are one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself.  The whole world looks different when you’re looking out at a gorgeous hilltop view instead of staring at the ...

All Beet Up

All Beet Up
So you don’t like beets huh? Betcha you do. Yeah that’s right I’m being totally antagonistic and daring you to try them.  Why am I so sure you ask? Because roasted anything is delicious and WAAAAAAAY better than the yucky ones in cans everybody is traumatized about.  Whenever I teach beets in a cooking class ...