Pickled Garlic Scapes | Make Ahead Monday

I’m a pickle fiend. You may or may not know that every summer I put up in the neighborhood of eight dozen jars of garlic dill pickles. I also put up bread and butter pickles, dilly green beans, dill relish, bread and butter relish, Sweet and Spicy Asian pickled carrots, and other pickled goodies like [Read On]

Roasted Beet Dip and Homemade Za’atar | Make Ahead Mondays

Roasted Beets and Za’atar… maybe not what you thought you wanted to start your Monday with, but I assure you these are two incredible tastes that do marvelous things together. Ready to dive into some hot pink good stuff? Yum and YUM! That’s what I think when I look at these pictures, but I have [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]

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]