Pulled Pork Walking Tacos

First, I need to get something out of the way. Isn’t my boy adorable? Look at those eyes. That face. That smile. This boy melts my heart. Now, let’s talk about what he’s holding in his hands that’s causing that smile. It’s that GO GO GO GO time of year.  Everything from buds on trees [Read On]

Roasted Garlic Whipped Feta | Make Ahead Mondays

Can we have a heart to heart for a moment? I love foods that stink: garlic, feta cheese, olives, braunschweiger, pungent and runny French cheese, onions, and much, much more. And what’s more, I have loved this stanky stuff for as long as I can remember. Once -when I was a teenager- my mom stopped [Read On]

Spicy Sweet Pulled Pork Empanadas

It’s time for another installment of  “I’m Obsessed with Empanadas”. I’ve made them stuffed with just about everything I can possibly think to stuff in them. The particular empanada recipe I’m sharing today starts with leftover pulled pork.  This pulled pork recipe is perfect because it is already spicy enough. If you don’t have any [Read On]

Polish Hush Puppies | Kielbasa, Sauerkraut, Onion and Cheddar Fried Cornbread Bites

I interrupt today’s previously scheduled dish to bring you the best hush puppies I’ve ever made. Polish Hush Puppies. Say whuh? No really. They’re Polish by virtue of the beef kielbasa, sauerkraut, onion and cheese I that I used to stuff them. Can we just process that for a moment? Deep fried cornbread bits filled [Read On]

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bars | Make Ahead Mondays

Time again for Tasty Penance wherein I apologize for all the fattening recipes I give you by offering a super healthy one that still tastes great. I present to you: Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bars! They taste ever so much like a proper oatmeal raisin cookie but they are good for you. How good for [Read On]

Reuben Egg Rolls and Thousand Island Dipping Sauce

  A couple of months ago, my little sister sent me a hilarious exchange from NPR’s Sandwich Monday about Reuben Egg Rolls. I’m pretty sure I haven’t mentioned it here before, but I am straight up obsessed with Reuben sandwiches. As in perilously close to having named one of my children Reuben obsessed. My husband [Read On]

Vanilla Yogurt and Berry Parfait | Make Ahead Mondays

  I’m thirty eight years old and I just started to like breakfast. I’m not even kidding. The truth is, until this point, the only time I wanted to eat anything before noon was when I was pregnant. Mind you, I was pregnant for a grand total of four-point-one-six (repeating fraction) years, but the point [Read On]

Cinnamon Maple Candied Almonds

I often refer to my husband as ‘The Evil Genius’ and realized that maybe to some that sounds like an insult. Let me explain this little term of endearment. When he and I were dating, I posed a question that has probably been asked in one form or another by many geeks the world over: [Read On]