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Pickled Red Cabbage on a Quinoa Bowl

Pickled Red Cabbage

When I saw the heads of red cabbage at the farmers market recently, images of pickled red cabbage danced in my head. It’s been eons since I’ve had pickled cabbage and I do so love making pickled veggies. (Those dilly beans!) This recipe isn’t the sweet variety of pickled cabbage (like you’d find jarred in …

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Mild Black Bean Salsa Recipe

Quick and easy to make, this Mild Black Bean Salsa recipe will please the whole family. On a cool summer evenings (they usually are cool here in Maine), a local community band assembles on a stage inside a blow-up shell and plays song after song after song for a big audience. On another summer evening, …

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Mango Strawberry Salsa Recipe

A mild fruity salsa, perfect for summertime dipping, this Mango Strawberry Salsa recipe is quick, easy and fun. The field days have been played. The desks have been cleaned out … well, my daughter’s has at least. And the final tests have been taken. We’re on the cusp of summer vacation here, and I cannot …

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Loaded Mozzarella Sticks Appetizer with Tomatoes, Cheese and Bacon

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BackYourSnack #CollectiveBias Transform an appetizer favorite into something amazing. This Loaded Mozzarella Sticks appetizer with tomatoes, cheese and bacon is great for parties. Recently I was challenged to share a favorite snack hack — a snack that’s easy …

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Baked Avocado Fries

Firm, ripe avocados are sliced, breaded and baked to crisp tenderness in this Baked Avocado Fries recipe. When Will was a toddler, he fell in love with the lyrical rhymes of Dr. Seuss. Over and over again, we’d read Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish and The Cat in …

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Spicy Rosemary Mixed Nuts

With just a few ingredients, Spicy Rosemary Mixed Nuts can become a holiday party favorite. This recipe was created for my client, Planters, but all opinions are my own. A few weeks ago, I received my first holiday party invitation. I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that the invite made me totally giddy with excitement. …

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Spicy Habanero Hot Wings

These tender, spicy hot wings have a rich, layered flavor that will have you licking your fingers and reaching for more. Make this Spicy Habanero Hot Wings recipe! The best things come to those who wait. Patience is a virtue. Rome wasn’t built in a day. There are so many sayings and quotes that all …

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