Garlic Breadcrumb Pasta with Red Bell Peppers

Garlic Breadcrumb Pasta with Red Bell Peppers

You know what goes well on top of carbs? More carbs. Crispy, garlicky breadcrumbs add texture and flavor in this easy-as-pie pasta recipe.  Actually, this is easier-than-pie. Continue reading

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Eggs in Purgatory w/ Spinach and Feta (for 2!)

Eggs in Purgatory with Spinach and Feta

If you Google “Eggs in Purgatory” or “Shakshuka” you’ll find an array of recipes that tweak the same basic formula: eggs poached in a simple tomato sauce. Now, I am near religiously (ha!) against tomatoes and eggs mingling and I’ve discovered I am far from alone on that point, but hear me out: this devilishly delicious dish is the exception and the perfect shareable brunch for two! Continue reading

Feta Chickpea Salad

Feta Chickpea Salad

Do you know why chickpeas are so popular lately?  I do!  It’s because they recently ditched their long-standing, unfortunately unattractive name.  What would you prefer to say: “I’m eating chickpeas!” or “I’m eating garbanzo beans…”  No contest. Continue reading

Mini Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast

Mini Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter French Toast

Starting this blog has made me realize that I have a thing for cramming food inside of other food. Like, I really do. Really, really do. A lot. So today we continue with tradition (obsession?) by slipping some chocolate and peanut butter into slices of mini french bread. Continue reading

Boozy Fruit Loops Cupcakes

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A coworker clued me into a drink that tastes like a bowl of a certain toucan-endorsed cereal. It quickly became my baker friend and my favorite sweet boozy concoction and we decided alcohol-laced cupcakes were the logical next step. Get ready to fall in love. Continue reading

Feta-Stuffed Spinach Lamb Meatballs

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This is the time of year when lamb is at its best.  Grass-fed (as opposed to off season grain-fed) being the key to why “in season” lamb is better.  Ask the butcher at your grocery store whether you’re buying grass-fed lamb – I promise that, like, 98% of butchers are really very friendly. Continue reading