Archive for July, 2009

breakfast, dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Gingery Olive Oil Granola

Gingery Olive Oil Granola

Every week I buy a bag of obscenely expensive granola from the grocery store. And every afternoon when my stomach begins to grumble, I have a some plain Greek yogurt [...]

July 31, 2009 × 23 comments

entree, recipe

Easy Artichoke Chicken

Easy Artichoke Chicken

This is another one of those quick and easy recipes that requires just 5 ingredients, tastes delicious and is just the thing for a quick lunch or a weeknight dinner. [...]

July 30, 2009 × 4 comments

dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Vanilla Figs with Mascarpone and Balsamic Syrup

Vanilla Figs with Mascarpone and Balsamic Syrup

Ah, figs. One of my favorite odd foods. They look so weird, but taste so good. I love them on pizza with prosciutto, in a salad with fennel and especially [...]

July 29, 2009 × 6 comments

recipe, sides & bites

Grilled Summer Squash Caprese

Grilled Summer Squash Caprese

Right around this time every year, people start scouring around for new zucchini recipes to get through what is usually an abundance of summer squash. Zucchini muffins, zucchini bread, ratatouille [...]

July 24, 2009 × 5 comments

breakfast, entree, recipe, sides & bites

Turkey & Avocado Sandwich with Romesco Sauce

Turkey & Avocado Sandwich with Romesco Sauce

Romesco sauce is like the nerdy girl with glasses who sits quietly in the corner reading. No one pays her any attention. She’s just not one of the popular girls [...]

July 21, 2009 × 16 comments

recipe, sides & bites

Mojito Roasted Potatoes

Mojito Roasted Potatoes

Is there anything more refreshing than a cold, crisp Mojito when it it’s 200 degrees outside? I don’t think so. Nothing says summer like lime and ice and mint leaves. [...]

July 17, 2009 × 8 comments

entree, recipe

Cheesy Chicken & Plantain Casserole

Cheesy Chicken & Plantain Casserole

Although I wish I could, I can’t take credit for this idea. My co-worker Omar was telling me about how he loves his mom’s Puerto Rican cooking and somehow we [...]

July 14, 2009 × 14 comments

recipe, sides & bites

Gorgonzola Polenta

Gorgonzola Polenta

My parents took a trip to Tuscany not too long ago (I know. I’m still jealous and it was months ago.), and the first thing my dad said to me [...]

July 10, 2009 × 15 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Pancetta Parmesan Lentils with Smoked Paprika Oil

Pancetta Parmesan Lentils with Smoked Paprika Oil

I live off of lentils. For someone who’s often too busy, too tired or too lazy to soak beans overnight, lentils are the perfect option. No overnight soaking and they [...]

July 8, 2009 × 8 comments

entree, random, recipe, sides & bites

Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Yes, another grilled salsa recipe. You have a problem with that? I didn’t think so… Last week, my dad and I planned out dinner for some guests. We wanted something [...]

July 1, 2009 × 11 comments