Watermelon, Feta, Pickled Red Onion and Arugula Salad with Balsamic Reduction

The names a mouthful, eh? It is so long, in fact, that I had to leave off the whole Make Ahead Mondays part of the title. Leaving the moniker off of the title doesn’t make it any less of a Make Ahead Mondays superstar, though because this salad is f-to the-abulous! It is beyond good. [Read On]

Baked Garlic Pita Chips and Fattoush (Crumbled Pita Chip Salad) | Make Ahead Mondays

In the post below, I provide an affiliate link to Sumac -which can be hard to find for purchase- from Amazon.com. I receive pennies on the dollar for purchases made on Amazon if you click on the link. You can definitely gather your own sumac, dry it, and grind it, but sumac isn’t in season [Read On]

Light Marinated Broccoli Salad with Grapes | Make Ahead Mondays

I’m a lucky woman. I’m married to the King of All Geeks, also known as The Evil Genius. He has an imagination that is only second to Harold and his Purple Crayon. He is never bored. He is fiercely loyal, can fix anything, and can build anything I ask him to build. He’s an adventurous [Read On]

Sweet and Sour Ham Ball Stir-Fry | Make Ahead Mondays

Today’s Make Ahead Mondays recipe makes use of a recipe for Ham Balls that I shared about two and a half years ago. The recipe by itself remains one of our family’s all-time favourites. It gets a little new life breathed into it in the form of the stir-fry shared below. The ham ball recipe [Read On]

Garlic Bagel Chips | Make Ahead Mondays

Garlic Bagel Chips rock my Casbah. I’m pretty sure just about everyone out there has tried them at one time or another, but it should come as no surprise that the homemade variety -fresh and crisp and hot- from your own oven is THAT much better. That they’re ridiculously simple to make is icing on [Read On]

Ancient Grains Cranberry Dark Chocolate Granola| Make Ahead Mondays

I am more than just a wee bit obsessed with granola. I eat it on yogurt with fruit almost every day. On the days when I don’t have it on yogurt, I have it, um, on my hands. As in, I eat it by the handful. I especially adore clumpy clusters of granola. While I’ve [Read On]

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]