appetizers

Red Lentil and Potato Cakes with Harissa Yogurt Sauce

September 29, 2015

I’m a bit proud of myself for making these.  Sure, making potato cakes isn’t that hard to do, so why am I making a big deal about it? Let’s just say my time has been otherwise occupied recently. Meet Baby N! He made his debut in August. I think he’s a pretty good reason! Somehow […]

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Game Day Recipe Round-Up!

January 28, 2015

One of the problems with me not really being into sports is that anything big like say the World Cup, the Olympics, or the Super Bowl always sneaks up on me and then it’s here before I know it.  So it shouldn’t be a surprise that it completely slipped my mind that the Super Bowl […]

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Spicy Southwestern Yogurt Dip Trio

February 2, 2014

So apparently there’s going to be a big game on later today.  This is the first I’ve heard of it! 🙂 The only reason I pay any modicum of attention to the game is for the ads and I think you can even preview them before the game now, so what’s the point?  Oh right, […]

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Southwestern Sweet Potato Balls with Yogurt Crema

November 11, 2012

Crispy panko-coated sweet potato balls bursting with the flavors of the Southwest and paired with a zesty yogurt crema sauce for dipping. I know it might be a bit early to be posting about Thanksgiving leftovers, but you may find yourselves making these well before Thanksgiving. I was trying to come up with an idea […]

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Lazy Spanish Tortilla + Alexia Foods Giveaway

September 23, 2012

A former coworker of mine used to say he wasn’t being lazy, he was being efficient.  While we would usually argue back that it wasn’t efficient if it ended up taking us longer to figure out what he’d done, I do think he had a point. And as you know, I apply this principle to […]

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Cinco de Mayo + Cheesy Chorizo Waffle Fry Nachos

May 5, 2012

Happy Cinco de Mayo! My celebration started a day early – with plans for dinner at Rosa Mexicano.   The week was FINALLY over and the weather was beautiful, the perfect time to catch up with friends and food! First things first. There has to be queso, preferably with chorizo. I’m a bit obsessed with […]

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Parmesan Puffs with Rosemary and Cracked Black Pepper

March 10, 2012

Elegant but easy appetizers made with puff pastry, shaved Parmesan cheese, fresh rosemary, and cracked black pepper, these savory puffs are sure to be a hit! Once again, these were something I thought up while I was at work.  I’m starting to see a correlation here — the busier I am, the more of a […]

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