Appetizers

Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

Everyone has that one celebrity that they play out meeting someday over and over in their heads, some never getting the chance to actually do so, but even just the fantasy is enough. But for myself, my mom, my cousin Jen and Aunt Kathy, we got that chance two weeks ago when we joined a […]

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Spanakopita Made With Won Ton Wrappers

  One of our go-to Trader Joe’s appetizers is spanakopita – they’re light, on the healthy side, and 20 minutes in the oven dinner is served! There is however one thing about spanakopita that drives me slightly insane – FILO DOUGH. Now I know it’s tradition to make SPK (my spanakopita abreev for the rest […]

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Black Bean Dip

Lately I’ve been feeling like there’s a lot of things trending in the world: Honey Boo Boo. The Harlem Shake. Kimye. Gluten Free eating. Within the last few months, two great friends of mine Liz & Al, got diagnosed with Celiac Disease.  And while they were relieved that there was finally an answer to all […]

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Chili Breadbowls

by Kate on February 8, 2013

Chili Breadbowls

As I post this, the Northeast is getting SLAMMED with a snowstorm! And we’re heading up to Quebec to celebrate our 1yr anniversary (hoping the snow will magically be melted by the time we’re back!) One year ago today, it was Wedding Day eve.  I remember it like it was yesterday.  We decided to get […]

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Texas Brisket Biscuit Sliders

by Kate on January 31, 2013

Texas Brisket Biscuit Sliders

There’s a lot of things in life that I’m impatient about: 1) Christmas 2) Vacation 3) New seasons of Dexter and Homeland to start So for me, slow-cooking is a real challenge.  I’ve been known to burn an entire layer of skin off the inside of my mouth because I can never wait for things […]

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Toasted Buffalo Chicken Ravioli

by Kate on January 30, 2013

Toasted Buffalo Chicken Ravioli

Well folks, I think Dave might divorce me if I make one more Buffalo Chicken dish. But this last one (for a while) is beyond anything in my wildest dreams. In college, there were two nights that were my favorite:  Fridays and Toasted Ravioli night in Ray Cafe.  The line would snake out the door […]

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Buffalo Chicken Dip Profiteroles

by Kate on January 24, 2013

Buffalo Chicken Profiteroles

Been a while since we dipped into the Buffalo Chicken bank – we’re long overdue!  I hope you don’t mind that the next few recipes will be allllllll buffchick allllllll the time. What’s come out of our Buffalo Chicken Bag of tricks in the past? So many things…Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Peppers – Buffalo Chicken Tacos […]

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Maple Chicken Wings

With a fresh new year, I’ve been thinking of some fresh new ideas for bloggage.  And here it is my friends…. Dave – my husband, my partner in crime, my doggy-daddy, the ‘other half of the newlywed whole’ fueling this blog – really hasn’t gotten much air time since we started just about a year […]

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Southwest Quinoa Bites for Dinner

by Kate on January 11, 2013

Southwest Quinoa Bites

Happy Friday everyone!  Here’s a fun Friday Quinoa fact for you: 2013 has been declared International Year of Quinoa by the United Nations (thank you Wiki Wiki Wack Wikipedia).  Looks like we were one step ahead of the game with this Quinoa Bite series eh? Ok, enough jib jab. One of my favorite things is […]

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Roasted Red Pepper, Spinach & Goat Cheese Quinoa Bites

Worst part of this week = having to pack a lunch for FIVE WHOLE DAYS! It’s been weeks since I’ve put in a 40 hour’er – the joy of Christmas brings with it the joy of consecutive 4-5 day weekends.  But now, the grim reality that the next company holiday won’t be here until the […]

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