A saucy post about YOGURT!

It’s time to get SAUCY and hang on to those last bits of summer with some fun and fresh meals. All the dishes have a simple, made ahead sauce. If you have extra sauce left over, try it on other items like grilled or fresh veggies as a dip or with baked pita chips. So…

Drinks, Snacks and Summer!

Sunday cocktail tradition continues with a Lemon, Lavender and Rosemary Martini! Thankfully our summer weather has granted us some lovely cool evenings on the porch with a breeze and what better to accompany that time than a sweet and savory cocktail. I love anything with lemon in it and with the added earthiness of the…

Crunchy Asian Salad

It’s starting to get WICKED HOT in Boston and I can always use more quick, no cook, easy clean up meals for the dog days of summer. The hubby loves Asian flavors so this was a big hit. It held up well the next day for lunch leftovers and will definitely be put in the…

In House Take-Out

This recipe was inspired by cHow Divine’s recipe (see link at the bottom). I put this dish in my rotation as a quick meal that is still healthy. It heats up well the next day for lunches and you get all the benefits of the great fermented food (see link at the bottom). I took…

Themes & Hosting Recipes!

So this Memorial Day weekend I was all about HOSTING! That Sunday I had both a brunch guest and dinner guests and it was a very busy day in the kitchen. I did try to KISS the menus (KISS = keep it simple stupid). If you drive yourself crazy trying to match everything to your…

When Life Gets Busy…

Life Update and Some Snacks! May is the busiest month at my job and it’s also the time that “life” itself ramps up for all those Spring & Summer activities. I would much rather be playing in the garden then typing up a blog…sorry guys. When I am busy I stick to tried-and-true basics like…

Cinco de Mayo

In anticipation of May 5, below is a lovely Latin inspired dish that is easy to make and you can prep ahead of time! Emaly’s South of the Border Bowl Why spend almost ten-bucks on take out when you can make it yourself. As usual, this makes about four bowls, adjust quantity as needed.  Some…

Planning….

I’ve been a bit lax on the blogging and food posting…sorry about that. We went away in April and it just threw me off my schedule. Pre-planning for the trip and then trying to get back in the game after 10 days off is stressful! I need a vacation from my vacation. You’ll read about…