The Best Grilled Cheese Ever {Gruyere, Spinach, Avocado & Tomato}

Ok, well, one of the best…it definitely makes my top 10 list of grilled cheeses.  And boy can I judge a good grilled cheese! And heck, since April is Grilled Cheese Month, I’m more than happy to share this beauty with you.  Let me first tell you how this baby was born:  This is actually […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Shallots

Oh me, oh my.  Yes, roasted Brussels Sprouts alone are delicious.  Add sliced shallots and shaved goat cheese to them and they will sing in your mouth. This is a beautiful side dish for Thanksgiving and a cinch to throw together. I’m not just saying that because of my love affair with Brussels sprouts (even […]

Cucumber Salad

A cucumber is a cucumber is a cucumber.  Until you’ve had it with celery seed.  Which I lucked upon one night at dinner at our fabulous neighbor’s home.  And then daydreamed about for weeks after. Something about the combination of celery seed and sweet vinegar mixed with garden fresh cucumbers and onions lingered in my […]

Easy Fried Rice Recipe

I have a major craving for fried rice.  Mom’s basic, short-cut fried rice, to be exact.  Not to be confused with her all-out combination fried rice reserved for special occasions.  Just her school night, easy fried rice. So I set out to make myself a batch based on what I could remember.  Then I second […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

We do eat vegetables in this family, really, we do!  And lately, I’ve been craving a particularly super cute, super little green veg that packs a combo punch of vitamins C & K AND is loaded with fiber…can you name it? Oh!  You’ll never guess.  It’s not your common table green and it has gotten […]