In my quest to add more seeds and whole grains to our menu, I decided to make some Buckwheat Waffles this Saturday morning. I found this recipe at Epicurious (which I think was the very first food website/blog that I ever used online back in the day...), and it worked extremely well. I will definitely … Continue reading Buckwheat Waffles, Anyone?
Sometimes you buy something because the price is right and it looks good, even if you don't have a plan for it. I try not to do this with food so that it doesn't get wasted, but when I was at the local Asian market I saw some beautiful zucchini -- rare in the middle … Continue reading Simple is Good: Warm Zucchini Salad
In my "Recipe Repair" posts, I try to correct badly explained processes, instructions, or all out mistakes to make a recipe better. The instructions, etc for this recipe were fine (though I did change them), but this is more of a "riff" on the basic recipes, as I have changed the ingredients to make it … Continue reading Recipe Riff: Avocado, Black Bean and Charred Tomato Bowl from Cooking Light
A few months ago, when rhubarb was out, I discovered Smitten Kitchen's recipe for Rhubarb Crisp Bars -- it's a crisp, but it's a bar, like a cookie. Magical! And they were everything you imagine they would be. I've made them several times since with various fruits and one day, I took up Deb's recommendation … Continue reading Healthy, Crunchy, Breakfast YUM!
Salad is a constant in our house. Pasta salad, potato salad, egg salad, green salad, you name it. But the best part of salad is how creative you can be with it. Today, I knew I wanted a salad to go with our Spanish Pork Burgers (which are amazing, though we skipped the cheese) … Continue reading Pretty in Pink Farro Salad
While we were sweltering last week in the near-90s, as Syracuse is wont to do, we are now rainy, grey and in the 60s -- the breeze coming in the window feels a lot chillier than that. A perfect day for soup! I had a recipe from Skinnytaste for Ham Bone Soup with Potatoes and … Continue reading It’s Always the Right Time For Soup