Food: There Is Actually 43 Cauliflower Recipes?

Cauliflower is the best tasting vegetable but it is an acquired taste or takes time acquiring the taste for it.  While growing up in a Mediterrean home – my family used to simply saute the cauliflower in olive oil and sprinkle a dash of sea salt  and black pepper and voila – the best snack […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Cauliflower, Cheese, and Tahini

Sometimes, I just don’t want to eat a full meal – so I tap into what my tastebuds are craving and go from there – in this case: spicy cauliflower cheese bites with tahini ranch INGREDIENTS 2 heads cauliflower, cut into florets 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons hot sauce (I like Franks) 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, more or […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chicken In White Wine

Dear heavens above, I couldn’t be more happier stumbling upon this recipe and called home to demand the chicken pieces be taken out of the freezer – for we are feasting on a masterpiece tonight: INGREDIENTS 2 pounds skin on, bone in chicken breasts (about 4 breasts) kosher salt and pepper 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 sweet onion, […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Salmon Sicilian Style

Salmon is a must in my household. At least once a week and although I love my simple oven-baked variation with ginger, sliced lemon and olive oil – I occasionally crave a more robust flavored variation – like this wonderful recipe from here: INGREDIENTS 4 salmon fillets extra virgin olive oil, for rubbing juice from 1 […]

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Food: Apple Cider French Crullers

Yes I am on a French kick today for sure.  This morning I was craving something sweet, and as always the internet knows exactly what I am thinking because there is this recipe I found which will certainly satisfy the sweet cravings: Ingredients 1 cup apple cider 1 stick butter 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 cinnamon stick 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon kosher […]

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Food: Tonight’s Dinner – Thai Basil Noodles

Here’s a craving I’ve had for a few days, so…I am heading to Trader Joe’s after work for this recipe’s ingredients: Ingredients 1/3 cup Simple Truth Tahini sesame seed paste 2 tablespoons honey juice and zest of 1 lime 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 clove garlic, minced or grated 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 1 […]

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Food: Tomato, Zucchini, Halloumi Recipe

I was first introduced to Halloumi cheese in England in March. I mean I knew of the cheese, but have never tried it and when I was in England, I had it almost every night. With tomatoes, and basil mostly. The consistency is amazing to cook with, and combined with a variety of vegetables, especially […]

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Food: Crispy Honey Ginger Salmon

I picked up a fresh piece of Salmon at the meat counter at Whole Foods last night, and I intend to make it just like this recipe for tonight’s dinner

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Food: Sweet Potato Noodles and Peanut Sauce

I love noodles and will include either the Asian fusion version or the Italian at least one meal, once a week . So I was glad when I stumbled upon a healthy alternative here with sweet potato noodles and peanut sauce – which by the way includes the recipe for peanut sauce from scratch.  

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Food: Korean BBQ, Honey, Garlic Shrimp

Weekend is almost here and as I continue to dog sit for a friend  out in the country, I decided to have an outdoor dinner party Saturday night for a couple of friends who are kind enough to come up and keep me coming over the weekend.  I got my bug spray, and all the […]

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