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

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

Peppery Garlic Asparagus Pasta

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When it comes to pasta, Springtime means lighter, crisper dishes.  This simple dish gets its appetizing speckled look from a generous sprinkling of pepper.  Serve as a stand alone meal or as a side to grilled beef or chicken. Continue reading

Slow Cooker Cheddar Jalapeno Bread

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There are some recipes that hit Pinterest like a whirlwind.  Slow cooker recipes seem particularly infectious and I am guilty of trekking the Pinterest Mountains in search of them.  This one has been sitting in my boards for months, always making me curious about whether just any bread recipe works in a slow cooker.  Today, we find out. Continue reading

Cheese-Stuffed Broiled Monster Bacon Burger

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Stuffed burgers are all the rage these days.  This is the recipe I keep up my sleeve for the times when I want to spoil the pants off a burger lover.  There’s really no other justification for a half-pound ground beef and bacon patty stuffed with melted cheese. Continue reading