By Holly V. Gray

cheese

Green Chile Cheesy Sauce

Green Chile Cheesy Sauce

Every vegan home cook needs a solid cheesy sauce that they can use for everything from nachos to burgers to pasta or even as a stand-alone dip. This is that sauce. We enjoyed it most recently over a Mexican Lasagna (recipe coming soon). Best part is […]

Holiday Cranberry Dip with Stella Blue Cheese

Holiday Cranberry Dip with Stella Blue Cheese

The holidays are busy enough so today’s post is featuring a super easy and tasty appetizer/snack you can throw together in five minutes! Seriously. I’m using Stella Blue Cheese in this dip for its tangy flavor and semi-soft texture and serving it with water crackers, […]

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

You know those days when you don’t want to turn on the oven or do any real cooking on the stove but you could really go for some good old-fashioned cheesy carb-loaded comfort food? I had one of those days last week and this mac […]

Zucchini Noodles and Spaghetti Pasta Olio with Chickpeas and Mozzarella

Zucchini Noodles and Spaghetti Pasta Olio with Chickpeas and Mozzarella

We actually ate dinner outside on the back deck last night! This is a big deal because it has been cold and raining here in our part of Northern Virginia for what feels like the entire month of May. But that seems to be over […]

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Are you ready for a super easy and tasty appetizer that requires zero cooking and only two ingredients? It doesn’t get much easier than this: Grab a 5oz. package of herbed chèvre (goat cheese) and an 8oz. jar of prepared peperonata, which can be found […]

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

File this one under “easiest appetizers ever”. Seriously, you can have these tasty little cucumber bites ready to go in a matter of minutes. Slice, mix, pile it on; that’s it. Here’s the recipe: 1 small-medium cucumber 1/2 cup Mediterranean feta cheese, crumbled 2 teaspoons […]

Spinach Enchiladas

Spinach Enchiladas

The first time I made spinach enchiladas, years ago, the result wasn’t great. I would even go so far as to say they were rather bland and I hadn’t made them since. But then… I came across the old recipe, complete with notes on what […]

Easy Beer and Cheddar Dip

Easy Beer and Cheddar Dip

This dip is amazing with pretzels!  Don’t think about the calories, just eat it!  But wait a day or so, if you can.  While the dip is good right away, it’s even better the next day so it’s a great make-ahead appetizer or snack. The […]

Apple and Blue Cheese Crostini

Apple and Blue Cheese Crostini

I’ve been kicking around the idea of serving these for Thanksgiving and decided to do a test run last night.  What I love is the simplicity of the flavors and also the way you could put everything together in advance or just spread out the […]

Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Because I had three full bags of baby spinach in the fridge that I needed to use or lose, spinach was the theme of last night’s dinner.  We had a delicious spinach and tortellini soup, more on that another day, and these little mushroom bites. […]