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 […]

Whole Foods first Retailer to Require Labeling of GM Foods

Kudos for Whole Foods stepping up to the plate! Read article here.

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 […]

Chipotle Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Chipotle Dip

Just last week I purchased the Breville Fast Slow Cooker from Williams-Sonoma.  I already have a slow cooker, but this one intrigued me because it can also roast and pressure cook. I’ve been meaning to get a pressure cooker, as I really do enjoy using dried versus canned beans in my recipes when I can. […]