Posts Tagged "Vegetarian"

Goat Cheese and Radish Crostini

Goat Cheese and Radish Crostini

Holiday parties are here and that question, “do we need to bring something?” is running rampant. These crostini are the perfect appetizer for a holiday party or any other get together, for that matter! THESE are what you should bring. After making this recipe numerous times, I’ve settled on breakfast radishes as my radish of choice. Because of their shape, Read More

Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes

Roasting tomatoes is one of the easiest ways to amp up the flavor in everyday dishes. And when I say easy, I mean REALLY, really easy. Roasting the tomatoes with balsamic vinegar makes them extra flavorful! When you roast tomatoes, the flavor concentrates so they end up more flavorful (duh) and a little sweeter. Roasting is a great way to Read More

Summer Tomato Toasts

Summer Tomato Toasts

Tomato season is here! Woohoooo!! So, let’s just tomato everything. In the mood for toast? Let’s tomato it. This might be the simplest, non-recipe in the world BUT, since summer tomatoes are so important, I figured it needed it’s own post. So, here you go: Summer Tomato Toasts! I always make sure to grab a few different colored tomatoes for Read More

The Best Bruschetta

Italian Bruschetta Platter

When I was in third (or fourth?) grade, I wrote and turned in a story called “When the lights went out” That was literally the exact same story that Mr. Mertle, from The Sandlot, told Smalls and Benny about how he lost his sight. I’m talking, I stole the entire story, wrote it as if I came up with it Read More

Orzo with Grape Tomatoes and Fresh Mozzarella

Spoiler alert: This is one of the easiest pastas I can think of. So easy, in fact, that I hadn’t even written a recipe for it and wasn’t planning on doing so because it’s almost too easy to even be called a recipe. That is, until I made it for my best friend’s baby shower a year ago (Hi Paige! Read More

Spring Salad with Sugar Snap Peas and Beets

Spring is such an exciting time! At least here in Chicago it is. The sun stays out longer, the weather gets warmer and we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel that is winter. Every year, like clockwork, I completely forget how much I love when the weather starts to warm up. Seriously, it’s like my Read More

Spicy Cucumber Salad with Sesame Dressing

Cucumber salad is one of my favorite things to make because it’s so easy to throw together and it’s so delicious and refreshing, you almost forget it’s actually healthy! Also, it’s like really pretty. The ribbons of cucumber are fun to eat and easy to make, Just use your Y vegetable peeler! I like to use fresno peppers in this Read More

Green Dip

Green Dip! I call it Green Dip because, well, it’s green and it’s a dip. Also, I’ve called it Green Dip since I first made it years ago and I’m not going to just come up with some new fancy name all of a sudden just because. I can’t be doin’ that. Anyway, the dip, it’s green, it’s delicious and Read More

Pickled Peppers for the Perfect Present

Pickled peppers = perfect present. These are so easy and inexpensive to make and, most importantly, they’re delicious! I’ve given these peppers as gifts many times and they’ve always been a hit! This recipe is for a mix of Fresno and Jalapeño peppers. These peps are around the same level of spiciness and, for everyone who celebrates Christmas, they’re red and Read More

The Best Egg Salad

I have to admit something: When I was a kid, I didn’t like egg salad. I’m not sure if I tried somebody’s that I didn’t like and then figured all egg salad tasted that way or what but that means that I spent years of my life missing out on one of my, now, favorite dishes! Don’t worry, I’ve spent the Read More