i’m struggling to write this post because i feel like everyone is over it all at this point. am i right? i can’t even bring myself to cook anything, or even set foot in my kitchen for that matter. but everything turned out so yummy. how about you? my belly is huge, and i can’t stop snacking on leftovers, but i’m thrilled with the outcome … Continue reading thanksgiving afterglow.
this is an old classic made yummier and healthier, if i do say so myself. if you think tuna cakes are disgusting, then maybe you need to call these something else. perhaps tuna sliders, sans bun? or crispy tuna medallions? whatever you decide to call them, these are sensational. i found myself talking about them in my last student’s lesson (hi michelle!) and had to … Continue reading tuna cakes, buffalo style.
(just updated this recipe ~ accidentally wrote baking powder, but i meant soda!) need something pretty to look at this hot, steamy summer’s day? feast your eyes on this… mini gooseberry tartlets, y’all. made with fresh gooseberries from the farmers’ market, a honey crisp apple to sweeten those tart little buggers up, and my favorite grain-free, dairy-free, almond crust. love love love… if you come … Continue reading fresh gooseberry tartlets.
hello strangers! i haven’t blogged in WEEKS. it feels like months! i’ve missed you all terribly. this blogging thing is my fun outlet. i don’t ride roller coasters ~ i can’t play a single sport ~ and i don’t have the money to be a shopper. so this is my jam! today’s yummy recipe is a take on an inspiring breakfast i had in LA, … Continue reading avocado toast.
i have a wonderful friend and voice student who recently had a particular hankering for some gluten free bran muffins that weren’t all mushy and gushy on the inside. she had tried some recipes and they all seemed to come out with the wrong consistency. so, she presented the challenge to me and i’m happy to report that i met that challenge. well, i cheated … Continue reading bran muffins.
oh man. this was good. who needs pasta when you have zoodles? look, i know pasta is incredible, but to gorge yourself on these zoodles and still feel so clean and wonderful and good, why wouldn’t you? i’m sold. you need a spiraler. maybe you can buy one online? on williams-sonoma, or sur la table. i got mine at sur la table for $24. here’s … Continue reading pesto “zoodles” w/artichoke hearts and tomatoes.
this dinner party started with the knowledge that two of my guests were pescaterians. (vegetarians who also eat fish) so i immediately had a large portobello mushroom in mind for the main “meat” dish. with a side of risotto, or zoodles, or something springy. here’s what i did. and honestly, i made this up at the last minute. i knew i wanted lobster-stuffed mushrooms, but … Continue reading spring dinner party: lobster-stuffed portobello mushrooms.
oh joy ~ oh rapture. i just made quiche for dinner!!! it was heavenly. it was everything you want in a quiche. flaky, buttery crust and flavorful fillings. and minus the stomach ache after! first, here’s a picture. i took my dish outside while the beautiful spring sun was still shining and it made the dish even more delectable… can’t ya just smell the fresh … Continue reading ooh la laaaa ~ quiche.