Friday, November 16, 2012

Black Bean Hummus

Black Bean Hummus

Paul and I are big fans of hummus…all kinds, we love it.  I also love to make it from scratch.  But you know what I don’t like?  Peeling those little skins from the chickpeas.  It weirdly grosses me out and so I choose not to do it very often....

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Wednesday Ramblings | One Year of Ramblings

One Year of Ramblings

Sometimes, when I am writing my weekly “ramblings” post, I feel like I am sitting down to chat with a friend over a cup of steaming coffee.  So for that, thank YOU.  Grab a mug of your favorite brew and chat with me. Thank you for reading, for commenting,...

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Greek Tuna Salad

Greek Tuna Salad

Have you ever tried to photograph tuna salad?  If no, then just leave it to others, like me, who will learn the hard way that tuna salad is NOT photogenic.  And when you are trying to photograph tuna salad in lettuce wraps, just turn and run the other direction. ...

Monday, November 12, 2012

Salted Caramel Cashew Popcorn & A Virtual Baby Shower

Salted Caramel Cashew Popcorn

I love nothing more than meeting someone who you can connect with on many levels.  Rachel is one of those people.  I don’t remember when we first “met” but she is one that I talk to on a nearly-daily basis.  She is seriously one of the most humble and...

Friday, November 9, 2012

Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan pie.  Do you love it or hate it?  If you hate it, don’t go anywhere.  I promise you, this is not your average pecan pie recipe.  For one, it’s a pecan pie bar recipe. I did not grow up loving pecan pie.  I always chose apple, peach or...

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Cinnamon Sugar Scones

Cinnamon-Sugar Scones

Tell me a warmer, more comforting combination of flavors than cinnamon and sugar.  You can’t, right?  Because there isn’t one.  So what if you wrapped up those flavors in a moist, dense buttery pastry dough and made some cinnamon sugar scones?  Ultimate comfort.  Ultimate breakfast, coffee accompaniment or snack....