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]

Balsamic Chicken Dinner Salad

You know those go-to dishes? The ones that you can’t mess up and no matter how often you make them, you never tire of them? The dishes that you can make with your eyes closed and one hand tied behind your back? You are looking at one of mine. That, my friends, is a dish [Read On]

Stir-Fried Brussels Sprouts with Chinese Sausage

I don’t know whether you’re aware of this or not, but I have a serious Brussels sprouts fixation.  I’ve shared my ultimate favourite way of eating them before but there is no such thing as too many good ways to prepare the sweet little cabbages so I have another gorgiferous and splendid Brussels sprouts recipe [Read On]

Bacon Cheeseburger Mini-Meatloaves and Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

  Update: The Pick a Giveaway Winner plug-in chose MaryG as the winner. MaryG, congratulations! Please email me with your information so the book can be sent right away. I love cookbooks. I have a lot of cookbooks. As in AH- LAWT of cookbooks. Shelves and shelves and boxes and boxes of cookbooks are mine. [Read On]

Julio Sauce and Julio Tots | Make Ahead Mondays Cornell University Food Truck Style

  I mentioned in my Cuban Sandwiches post that my mom, Free Range Nana, and my sister, Jessamine, and I went to Cornell University to visit my baby sister, Airlia. What I failed to mention in that post is that Airlia is not just my sister, she is a braniac. Want proof? Here she is [Read On]

Fresh Tomato Salad with Smoked Blue Cheese | Five Minute Recipe

  This weekend, my mom embarked on an adventure. She decided to live a little more simply. Okay. A lot more simply. She decided to try giving up running water and most electricity a couple months ago and move into a building on our property where she could do that without committing to a piece [Read On]

Grilled Summer Salad

  There are few things I like better on a hot day than a cold salad. If it happens to be one that I was able to whip up when the day was still cool or -better yet- the day before, I’m even happier. When that salad takes advantage of the best parts of summer [Read On]