Rainbow Relish

March 18, 2013

Sometimes, it seems a bit like Christmas when you write a food blog. Last week, Melissas Produce shipped me one of their new organic produce  boxes to play with – WOOT! Inside were lots of […]

An Irish Kiss Cocktail for St. Patrick’s Day

March 15, 2013

Dia duit! And a good day to you all!  It is almost here – St. Patrick’s Day, the day  when just about everyone in America becomes Irish. Since I’m Irish, I couldn’t let the day […]

Avocado, Tomato and Poached Egg Salad

March 11, 2013

“”From good people come good things”.   Yes, they do. Like the beautiful avocados in this Avocado, Tomato and Poached Egg Salad that  was  inspired by my trip to the Pinkerton’s avocado ranch.  Last weekend […]

Pan Roasted Kale Sprouts with Farro

March 5, 2013

Last week I mentioned that Melissa’s Produce had sent me some of their newest products including the sliced leeks I used in the Orzo Risotto with Leeks and Mushrooms. There were a couple of other […]

Orzo Risotto with Leeks and Mushrooms

March 1, 2013

“So, what’s for dinner?” This might just be the most frequently asked question in our house, and some days it’s easy to answer. Others? Not so much – especially when the world is running at […]

Cider braised Cabbage and Sausage

February 25, 2013

I like to think of myself as an “equal opportunity eater”. There are few foods that I won’t eat (like mushy peas) but while I have my favorites, I am pretty open to just about […]

Salted Caramel Affogado

February 20, 2013

I am a planner. I not only have “plan A” but I also have plan “B”, followed, of course by plan “C” and, more often than not, there is, lurking there somewhere, plan “D.” This […]

Southwestern Succotash

February 18, 2013

It’s no coincidence that February is Heart Health Month.. after all what better month to think about heart health than February  when we celebrate St. Valentines Day – a day dedicated to affairs of the […]

Sumo Tangerine Cheesecake

February 13, 2013

Sumo what??? Yes, you read that right – Sumo tangerines!!!  So what exactly is a Sumo tangerine? Well, it  is one of the newest varieties of tangerines to hit the market.. and I was lucky […]