Monthly archives: October, 2015

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

I love caprese salad.  I think it’s because it looks beautiful and tastes amazing.  It’s that one dish that I order in an Italian restaurant and pay an arm and a leg for, but I never think to make it at home.  It’s super easy because it only has a handful of ingredients.  And if


Pasta with Tomatoes and Bacon

In the summer I like to frequent the farmer’s markets.  And since it’s October and technically fall, it feels a little weird to be blogging this recipe.  But it was super delicious and I feel bad not sharing.  I was at the farmer’s market a few weeks ago and I found these cute little heirloom


Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus with Cumin Spiced Pita Chips

I’ve got a two-fer today.  Two recipes for the price of one.  And I know this is completely random, but the other day I had some pita bread that I wanted to use up, so I decided to make pita chips.  And then because I was making pita chips, I had to make hummus (you


Cheesy Wild Mushroom Risotto

There’s something about risotto that really warms the soul.  It’s not hard to make, but it just takes time.  I love watching Chopped when the crazies think they are going to make a good, creamy risotto in 20 minutes.  Let’s face it, it just takes time.  Time to slowly cook and develop that creamy consistency.


Sweet and Sticky Roast Pork with Sesame Noodles

I’ve got a little problem.  I buy food magazines.  I’m on multiple mailing lists so the magazine comes right to my mailbox.  I like to look at the pictures and of course, I save recipes that I think I’m going to make.  I have stacks of recipes on my to-try list.  I think it’s because