Hummus and Flatbread with Cucumber-Yogurt Salad

Hummus and Flatbread with Cucumber-Yogurt Salad

If anyone out there has a fantastic recipe for hummus, please share. I don’t know what we did wrong, but our hummus was not good. It had almost a burnt-rubber aftertaste. Not so much...

Penne with Pistachio Arugula Pesto and Balsamic Glazed Veggies

Penne with Pistachio Arugula Pesto and Balsamic Glazed Veggies

Found this recipe while perusing the wonderfully fantastic food blog, VeganYumYum. I’m usually not a huge fan of Arugula, too bitter for my tastes, but paired with the pistachio and miso is just perfect....

Southern Italian Vegetable Ratatouille

Southern Italian Vegetable Ratatouille

The directions for this recipe are absurd… the reason for not letting any of the vegetables touch until the final moment is beyond me, but I have to say, the results are well worth...

Blueberry Pie with Almond Crumble Topping

Blueberry Pie with Almond Crumble Topping

My aunt mentioned this this pie recipe from the July 2007 Bon Appetit was to die for, so how could I resist trying it? It was really my first attempt at actually making a...

Sushi

Sushi

Yes, we made sushi. It is surprisingly easy and cheap too (you wouldn’t think that, seeing as they cost around $6 a roll in restaurants!) We made 5 rolls, and even Taylor was stuffed....

Noodles with Peanut Sauce, Kale, and Zucchini

Noodles with Peanut Sauce, Kale, and Zucchini

First of all, ignore this entire recipe except for the peanut sauce. It just might be the best peanut sauce recipe ever. The veggies were an utter failure. I wouldn’t even be posting this...

Sicilian Penne Without Swordfish

Sicilian Penne Without Swordfish

This was a delicious pasta with a ton of flavor! Healthy too (we consider olive oil to be healthy, no matter in what quantity it is used). The original recipe called for swordfish, which...

Lentil Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Lentil Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Take two on our lentil adventure. This one had a very good flavor, but not enough of it. Try tripling the recipe for the dressing with the same amount of lentils, maybe? We tripled...

Thai Red Curry with Green Beans and Tofu

Thai Red Curry with Green Beans and Tofu

Taylor loves his curry. It seems like it’s a complicated thing to make, but really, it’s one of the simplest things we cook. Just be sure to taste as you go… depending on what...

BLT Panini with Lemon and Herb Potato Salad

BLT Panini with Lemon and Herb Potato Salad

The BTL’s weren’t great… putting them in the Panini maker wasn’t the best idea (hot, wilted lettuce=not so good). But, the potato salad was excellent. Next time we’d reduce the dill (we’re not huge...

Farmers Market Salad with Fried Shallot

Farmers Market Salad with Fried Shallot

I’m hoping our run of bad eats is over. This salad was a refreshing treat! Plus healthy to boot! Farmers Market Salad with Fried Shallot Recipe from Epicurious, with adjustments. Ingredients 1/2 pound shallots...

Carbonara ala Leftovers

Carbonara ala Leftovers

After a week of iffy food, who would’ve thunk that the end of the week leftovers meal would be the best one? Go figure! Carbonara ala Leftovers Basically this recipe was the same as...