Pineapple season is here! Although it’s still a tad colder here in the US than in the tropics, it’s still completely acceptable to soak your vacation-related produce in booze. My hard liquor consumption is fairly infrequent, but lately booze has worked it’s way into my kitchen. I’m much more of a beer and wine kind […]
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I have to admit, I did think about adding blood orange juice to this. I have a thing for blood oranges. But, I refrained, I was afraid I’d lose all of you who aren’t as into those guys as I am. But I did fall back on my love of chipotle. We all have these […]
BLT Mini Tarts with bacon jam, arugula and grape tomatoes. Makes the perfect summer party appetizer.
“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” – Jose Narosky (Photo source unknown) Thank you for all of the people who had fought, those who have died, the ones who will always nurse wounds and the mothers and fathers who had to stand back and watch it happen. Thank you for the gift of peaceful […]
A review of the Herbivoracious Cookbook.
I’ve been re-reading Plate to Pixel this week. An attempt to push myself forward off this photography plateau I’ve been stuck on. I struggle, at times, with the balancing act that is being a mom, working full time, and maintain a blog. When my photos suck, and I know it, I see them as the crack […]
Everyone has guilty pleasure foods. No matter how “foodie” you think you are, there is a food that you love, but would never want to be eating if Thomas Keller decided to peek in your kitchen window. For me, that’s good ole American bar food. Nachos, potato skins, jalapeno poppers, onion rings. Love it. Plus, […]
You always have fun when you’re eating crab cakes. Actual fact. But, here is the thing about crab cakes: Lots of work. I made Wolfgang Pucks recipe once and it took me about an hour. They were really incredible, so if you ever get your hands on some really amazing, fresh, never touched a can, […]
The requirements for party food are pretty simple, but hard and fast. Yummy Must travel well Must have the ability to sit at room temperature for extended periods of time Bonus if it evokes this sentence from at least one other party goer: “Can I get that recipe from you?” Mini galettes also have the […]