Monday, January 20, 2014

Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

OK, so, I have actually surprised myself lately with the number of salads I have been eating.  Not necessarily because it’s January, but because I’m just craving them.   I guess maybe it started around Thanksgiving with Marion’s Kale Salad but I’m not really sure.  All I know is...

Friday, January 17, 2014

Spicy Popcorn

Spicy Popcorn

There are only a few things I love more than my multiple-night-per-week helping of popcorn – and that’s reader comments that give me amazing ideas to spice up my popcorn – literally.  This month I was featured in our local magazine in an article talking about food bloggers.  The...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Chicken Soba Noodle Stir-Fry

Chicken Soba Noodle Stir-Fry Recipe

This is a sponsored post, written by me for Just BARE®. If you look around in my recipe archives you are sure to notice that Asian recipes are at the top of my list of favorites.  A couple of weeks ago, we actually had astir-fry very similar to the one I’m...

Monday, January 6, 2014

happy new year.

It’s 2014!  2013 was a pretty great year so I have high hopes for this year as well.  I’m not talking monumental things.  I’m easy to please: I’d like some snow this winter; I want to drink hot coffee by a blazing fire; I want to eat really good...

Friday, January 3, 2014

Aunt Marion’s Kale Salad with Garlic-Shallot Vinaigrette

Date & Almond Kale Salad with Garlic-Shallot Vinaigrette

Please forgive me – I have been hoarding this special kale salad all to myself for weeks.  It all started at Thanksgiving.  I know!  I can’t believe I held out for so long.  Truthfully, we had a fabulous meal for Thanksgiving but the dish that everyone raved about?  This, Paul’s...

Friday, December 27, 2013

Top 13 of 2013

Top 13 of 2013

Ahh, the optional-but-somewhat-required “Top Post of the Year” Post.  I actually debated on whether to do this post or not.  I did it in 2011 when I started the blog, I did it last year because I did it the year before and this year, well, I wasn’t sure...