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]

Roasted Garlic Rustic Sourdough Boule

After the time I spent at King Arthur Flour’s Blog & Bake™ last week, I came home prepared to fling flour and bake my tush off. Oh, would that baking one’s tush off was an actual possibility. Sadly, I find that most of my baking actually adds to my overall girth since I’m unable to [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]

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]

Slow-Cooker Honey Sriracha Barbecue Chicken | Make Ahead Mondays

That is a sandwich you need in your life right now. Luckily, it takes little time to accomplish such a sandwich even though the Honey Sriracha Barbecue Chicken is made in the slow-cooker. Before I go any further, I’d like to thank Kalyn from Kalyn’s Kitchen for her original recipe that inspired my version you’re [Read On]

Cucumber, Cream Cheese, and Sprout with Grainy Mustard Sandwiches

  This is a sandwich for my sisters. My sisters and I have a thing for cucumbers. And sprouts. And cream cheese, grainy mustard, onions and seedy bread. It’s true. In fact, were you to put that sandwich in the picture above in front of any one of my sisters, there’s a good chance that [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]

Bulk Italian Sausage and Broccoli Sausage Pasta | Make Ahead Mondays

  Have you ever been so intimidated to try making a certain thing in the kitchen that you put it off forever and a day. Then you finally work up the courage to try making it and are stunned to find it ridiculously easy? Such was the story with me and sausage a few years [Read On]