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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…

Mediterranean Pasta

Mediterranean Pasta

It has recently come to my attention that I am a hoarder of olives (and craft ribbon, but that’s a whole other story). As I was standing in front of the fridge pondering what to make for dinner, I realized there were no less than…

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…

Baked Tex-Mex Rice Casserole

Baked Tex-Mex Rice Casserole

One of the many things I love about summertime is how we’re able to enjoy sitting outside on the back deck for dinner almost nightly. We chat while we eat, occasionally play a board game after… most evenings are peaceful and pleasant. Unless Littlest Child…

Angel Hair with Creamy Vegan Mushroom Sauce

Angel Hair with Creamy Vegan Mushroom Sauce

This deliciousness came about after I bought a package of mushrooms and then promptly forgot what I was planning to do with them… it came back to me too late… stuffed mushrooms, that was it… Anyway, this was a tasty and filling bowl of comfort…

Risotto with Mushrooms and Kale

Risotto with Mushrooms and Kale

I love the idea of supporting small, local farms. So, with that in mind, we recently began subscribing to regular delivery of CSA boxes. Our first box arrived last week and in it was an ingredient I was unfamiliar with – red Russian kale. This…

Slow Cooked Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooked Mac and Cheese

Yesterday, as I was staring into the pantry and thinking of what to make for the kids’ breakfast, I realized we had a variety of partially used packages of pasta…. elbow, rigatoni, rotini, ditalini… you get the idea. I decided to first eliminate the mini farfalle and…

Garbanzo Bean and Feta Salad

Garbanzo Bean and Feta Salad

The snow has almost disappeared completely around here and it’s beginning to feel like the edge of Spring. While nothing is blooming just yet, birds can be heard singing and it’s not as cold as it was just one week ago. We can almost go out…

Easy Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

Easy Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

I think my youngest daughter could eat soup every day of her life and be perfectly happy. Seriously, every day she asks me what we’re making for dinner that evening and every day she suggests soup. Yesterday was no different so, with the snow coming…

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…