Julia Child’s Mussels Mariniere

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Happy 102 birthday Julia Child! Ever since I opened the first pages of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, I don’t think I have been the same. I conquered the fragile “Cheese Souffle” and have been hooked ever since. There is an entire page dedicated to stiffening egg whites, that is how I learned how […]

Heirloom Tomato Fattoush Salad

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Joe and I just got back from a very mini/last minute vacay in Palm Springs. It was glorious. All we did was nap, swim, eat, walk Hula and reverse. At 100+ degrees, we were either in the pool or melting into the couch. We cleaned out our fridge at home and cooked everything in the […]

Black Bean Falafel with Heirloom Tomato Salsa

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Middle east meets Tex-Mex today. 2 opposing food worlds collide and join together in a balance of tasteful and delicious falafel harmony. May I present…Black Bean falafel! Before I continue on the flavor profile and attempt to woo you with all my foody adjectives, there is one very..and I mean very important point to make. […]

Hummus and Leek Crostini #HummusDay

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Happy Hummus Day! Today I am helping Sabra Hummus celebrate this momentous event by sharing¬† another delicious way to enjoy your favorite dip! Sabra plans to saturate your day with events, prizes, social media fun and, of course – lots and lots of hummus. Plus, a free Hummus for Dummies e-book on their Facebook page!¬† […]

Sundried Tomato and Basil Layered Hummus

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Well there is no surprise that I am addicted to hummus. Call it a trend or not, but I have been devouring the dip all throughout my life. It has just been in the recent years that I have started making my own and only on desperate occasions will we buy a tub of the […]