Kale. Even the word is foreign to me. I grew up in a household where vegetables were of pretty simple varieties – corn, peas, green beans and the occasional zucchini. Brussels spouts were a delicacy and any lettuce other than iceberg was certainly special. I had a feeling there were more vegetables out there, but […]
So, I’ve been failing to post for the weekly blogging events for sometime even though I intended to. I really like joining in on the fun for events like ARF/5-A-Day hosted weekly by Sweetnicks, since it challenges me to make something new and different that brings more antioxidants and/or vegetables into our home. Check Sweetnicks […]
Basil Vinaigrette 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar Scant ¼ cup chopped basil leaves 1 tsp honey 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk until well combined. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes before serving or using.
A good blueberry muffin melts in your mouth. It’s not so sweet that it leaves your teeth craving a good Crest fix, nor is it so dense that you grab for any beverage available to help wash it down. The inside should be as delectable as the muffin top and it should be littered with […]
For me, there has always been a bit of mystique surrounding tortillas. I love them, particularly the fresh ones from Fairway in New York City that come in a variety of flavors. But I have never tried to make my own. Hell, I wasn’t even sure it was possible. You’d think by now that I […]
What’s morning up? Morning up is what you need when you’re alarm has jolted you from sleep, leaving you eyes half shut and your lids unyielding. It’s what you need when your limbs just don’t want to pull away from the warm, cushioned comfort of your bed. It’s what you need when you’ve been up […]
My son loves carrots. My husband likes carrots, and that’s high praise for a vegetable from him. And I really like them too. They are rich in beta-carotene and also contain alpha-carotene, both antioxidants that help ward off bad things for your body like eyesight loss and cancer. It’s Tuesday, which happens to be the […]
I was having a craving for deep dish pizza last week and decided to try making it at home. I’ve made thin crust pizza dough a few times before by hand, but have never made deep dish or used my Breadman to create the dough. I decided to do both this time.Using the Breadman made […]