Category Archives: Recipies

Sriracha and Wasabi Deviled Eggs

I saw this recipe, and wanted to try it but thought it was a little much…(soaking in soy?). Maybe next time. For this purpose, I simplified. We also went back and forth about whether people eat deviled eggs…they did. they … Continue reading

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The Birthday boy menu (recipe posts to come)

Last week was my husband’s birthday…we did a number of things, but the one that involved cooking was our rooftop happy hour that stretched over six hours. The good sign…almost all the food was gone :). Here’s the first of … Continue reading

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Waffles that can keep a secret

We were visiting Tampa, where my sister in law and her family live and where we coincidentally had a wedding to attend. Bonus! This am I decided to entertain my cutie pettutie niece, Chipmunk, by having her be my sous … Continue reading

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Beet salad stacks (Roasted beets with Parmesan, pistachio, arugula & carrots)

Snowday post 2: Along with carrots, husband brought home a bunch of red beets as well. Since I was already roasting things, I roasted these as well…and then built a tasty salad out of them…using the previous spicy sweet carrots … Continue reading

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Superbowl “Buffalo” Cauliflower

Why Buffalo cauliflower, you ask? We saw the recipe and were curious. And it turned out to be tasty!Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower broken into florets 1/8 cup Sriracha (less if you wish) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/8 cup water … Continue reading

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Superbowl inspired Jalapeno Soft Pretzels

Inspiration and base recipe from Smitten Kitchen…with a few little tweaks. We weren’t sure how these would turn out….but the verdict was that they are awesome. There are only 2 left on the plate! Ingredients (note: one adaptation was to halve … Continue reading

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New Years Day Wholegrain Biscuits

It’s been a long fallow period, but starting now , I will begin posting more regularly 🙂 We returned from a 3 week trip to India on New Years Eve. So when we woke up on New Years Day hungry … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Pizza (pre-thanksgiving experiment #2)

What does one do with a large cooked squash and a mound of veggies and stuffing? A pizza, duh! At this point, you might be thinking “huh?” but really, that’s what came to mind as I was on my way … Continue reading

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butternut squash veggie tofurkeyducken (now with recipe)!

Remember the Turducken? Well obviously that’s not happening in my vegetarian kitchen or on my parent’s vegetarian table. But we do love to be creative and try new things–every year we have a little challenge (my sister, cousins, mom, and … Continue reading

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Patriotic almond shortbread sandwich cookies

I was dreaming of red, white , and blue cookies…and I saw two things that inspired me…a photo of a plate of red, white and blue star cookies & a recipe for and shortbread sandwich cookies. So how does one … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Campaign Cookies

I decided that it would be nice to have cookies with my husband’s logo on them, so I found someone on Etsy to print his campaign logo onto sheets of frosting (frosting stickers, essentially). Several sites do this and I … Continue reading

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coming soon–the campaign wife bakes…

I’ve been a slacker, but it’s been a little busy with my husband’s campaign and all. The next few posts will prob be campaign related (the stuff I baked for the campaign and for the election night party). Coming soon. … Continue reading

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People’s Choice winning Jalapeno cornbread

I won an award at a neighborhood cornbread bake-off today. The whole thing was just a lot of fun…a bunch of neighbors getting together to eat good food, enjoy a crisp fall day outside, and compete over…cornbread! It’s apparently a … Continue reading

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Kozakattai (Indian coconut dumplings and salty dumplings)

A few friends and I got together today to recreate a dish from our childhoods–one our moms always make for Ganesha Chaurthi, an Indian holiday that occurs in late August or Early September. We are about a month off…this was … Continue reading

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Roasted Corn Benedict

I was inspired by huevos rancheros…or at least the flavors of that dish. I didn’t really know what I was making when I started out–we had corn, peppers, and onions in the fridge…as well as some eggies… out came this … Continue reading

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Recipes for the husband to use while I’m away….

I’m off on a quick jaunt to India for work…and my husband wondered what he possibly would do with the ingredients in our fridge. Here’s a post for him: What we’ve got: 2 Squashes 4 green peppers a bag of … Continue reading

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Tomatillo Gazpacho

It’s been really hot, so…cold soup sounded good.  We had some tomatoes and some tomatillos, several cucumbers and green peppers from our farm box…and voila…gazpacho! ♠ equipment:  a food processor blender ♣ ingredients 4 tomatillos, peeled and quartered 1/4-1/2 cup … Continue reading

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This week’s box

Need to start thinking up ideas… We’ve got: Corn Zucchini Squash Eggplant Mushrooms Peaches Banana Leftover: cabbage

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This week’s veggie box: the recipe dig begins

Some good stuff and some I’ll need some help with recipes for. We also might need to cut down to half a share! •Beets (help? Found a few recipes i want to try) •2 cabbages (help!!) •Lettuce •Sweet potato •Green … Continue reading

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CSA Chronicles parte Quatre: Ratatouille

There was a large eggplant, a zucchini, some tomato sauce, and an onion in the fridge, along with some Robusto cheese and the cojita. What to make? That famous peasant food favorite of crotchety food critics like Gusteau, of course. … Continue reading

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