You guys - I'm not even going to try to come up with some kind of story to put in front of this recipe, but there is nothing I could come up with that would do this recipe justice. It's just a fact, so please forgive me. Pikliz (pick-lees) is the Haitian style of pickled … Continue reading Pikliz – Haitian Pickled Cabbage
Potatoes - everyone loves them, there are a million ways to cook them, and even if you somehow mess them up, they still usually end up tasting pretty damn good. I remember when I was growing up, my mom would somehow find a way to put a potato in at least half of the meals … Continue reading Perfectly Perfect Roasted Potatoes
This last week, we have been running around like it's a madhouse. Friends coming into town, Pride, work, going to a grad party and a concert over the span of four days can really take a toll on you. In case you missed it - I am exhausted. But please don't think that I didn't … Continue reading Marinated Cannellini Beans
Hummus is one of those things I could shovel into my mouth and not feel too guilty about - it's loaded with protein, fiber, good fats, and flavor. There are way too many different kinds, brands, and pretty much every flavor you would (or wouldn't) want at the grocery store... but it is so easy … Continue reading Perfectly Perfect Red Pepper Hummus
After making that crudités platter last week, I still had hella veggies leftover - which really is no problem at all, but finding something to do with them can be a little tricky sometimes. I had already had giant salads the next two days, and been throwing veggies into literally everything I could, so coming … Continue reading Rustic Zucchini, Tomato and Pesto Tart
To be completely honest, I've always been a little scared to try and assemble a board, because they always seems much more fancy and elegant than I've ever considered myself to be, but they're actually incredibly easy! The hardest part really is just finding the right kind (and size) of tray for what you need. … Continue reading 7 Tips for a Perfect Crudités Platter
This lime-forward and grassy salsa is the perfect addition to any Latin recipe, but especially anything with pork. Add to tacos, enchiladas, nachos carnitas, or anything else you can think of!
When I was little, I remember artichokes being one of those things that we almost never had because they were kind of expensive, hard to prepare/eat, and you really don't get a lot of edible parts. They weren't ideal for a family of six, with four boys well on their way to being full-blown carnivores. … Continue reading Lemon and Herb Braised Artichokes