Beef & Broccolini Stir Fry

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One of my favorite dishes as a child was beef and broccoli stir-fry. I loved the way my parent’s thickened the sauce just perfectly so it wasn’t too thin, allowing me to sop up all the flavors when I mixed it in with the rice.   Perusing through Whole Foods the other day, I passed by […]

Cool Soup for Warmer Days

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It has finally warmed up here in Charleston, and when it hit 80 degrees yesterday, I just knew I had to make gazpacho for our Meatless Monday dinner.  Since it’s not fresh tomato season here yet (I just planted my garden only two weeks ago), I decided on this quick, canned tomato gazpacho recipe.  This […]

Easy Weekend Hash Browns

My husband’s passion for cooking on the Big Green Egg has really brought us together in the kitchen.  And I am grateful for it!  In the 13 years we’ve been together he has never shown an interest in preparing anything besides scrambled eggs or frozen pizza…but since he purchased the Egg, he is always asking […]

The Most Expensive Post I’ll Ever Publish

Moroccan Butternut Squash stew - over quinoa and topped with feta (very un-Moroccan but I liked it)

My kids have this Dr. Seuss book called Wacky Wednesday.  It’s about a child who gets up with a shoe hanging from his ceiling and proceeds through the day with out-of-sort things happening all around him… I had my own Wacky Wednesday this week….sigh. I have been singing the praises of the Breville Fast Slow […]

Vietnamese Grilled Chicken Paninis

My take on Williams-Sonoma Vietnamese Chicken Sandwiches

I was perusing through the Williams-Sonoma catalog the other day and came across these Vietnamese Grilled Chicken Sandwiches that looked absolutely amazing!  My picture below definitely does not give it justice, but these sandwiches were fun to make and different from the usual meat/cheese Panini people are used to. I used freshly baked sourdough bread […]