Baba Ghanoush

For the longest time I thought that Baba Ghanoush was bland, drab eggplant mush with the consistency of baby food, but last summer I encountered a stupendous rendition of the dish that made me rethink everything I had ever known about baba ghanoush.  It is that baba ghanoush that I have been striving to recreate…

Pita

It has been way too hot for bread baking lately so I have been searching for grill friendly alternatives.  I finally settled on making pita.  I have made pita once before, and remember them turning out pretty well and the recipe being fairly easy.  Time to give it another go. A bread or pizza stone…

Guacamole

Guacamole is all about enhancing the creamy, smooth flavor of the avocado.  A little salt, a little spice, and a little tartness, and you have it made.  Everyone has their favorite guacamole combination.  Some people like it with hunks of vegetables, others with salsa, some with sour cream, and yet others like to use olive…

No-Bake Fruit Tarts

It has been ridiculously hot these past few days.  Hot enough to prevent me from going anywhere near the stove or oven.  I did try grilling once, but that was excruciatingly miserable.  I have been making due with cold food, and just waiting, fingers crossed, for the weather to turn.  This is probably the first…

Oatmeal Molasses Bread

Oatmeal molasses bread take two – this is the second oatmeal molasses bread recipe I have posted.  I wasn’t happy with the first recipe, so I decided to try something else.  This recipe is less dense and moister then the last recipe with a rich molasses flavor and a chewy oatmeal texture.  It just keeps…

Chocolate Strawberry Pancakes

This is going to be my 300th post! Hooray!! If that’s not a sign that it is time to through my recipe index, I don’t know what is.  I also feel like I really need to make this post count.  What could be better then chocolate covered strawberries? Why chocolate covered strawberries disguised as a…

Wild Blueberry & Bourbon Jam

My sister introduced me to some store-bought blueberry bourbon jelly a few weeks ago, and that turned out to be a great combination which I just needed to attempt to recreate.  I used frozen wild blueberries for this batch as our local berries are not available yet, and things turned out alright, although, I was…

Radishes with Raw Honey

I planted radishes in my garden for the first time this year, and they have done extremely well.  Now, I am not a big radish lover, as a kid I was would always make the point of picking them off of my salads.  Actually, come to think of it, I still do that as an…