Roasted Sweet Potato with Dead Vegetables

Still getting into the routine in my new place, which means forgetting about vegetables in the bottom drawer of the fridge – oops!  What I had was onion, garlic, kale, green pepper, some… Continue reading

Sundried Tomato and Pesto-stuffed Eggplant

I think stuffed eggplant is just a winter thing – and since winter seems to not want to quit… Here’s another one!!  I got this basic recipe from Food.com, and really it was… Continue reading

Pecan Pi

If you know me at all (and probably if you’ve followed my blog at all) you won’t be surprised to learn that I’m super excited about Pi Day (and not just because it’s… Continue reading

Roasted Eggplant and Fennel “Salad”

I lured a friend over to help me pack for my big move (2 miles away) with the promise of lunch, for which I made this Delicious dish. The original recipe from Kitchen… Continue reading

Lemon No-bake “Cheesecake” Pie with Crystalized Ginger

Further culinary adventures with my Phoenix family… my aunt was talking about this lemon cheesecake she’d had with a ginger topping and we were all like, “let’s make it!” aside from my uncle,… Continue reading

Maple Acorn Squash with Sausage, Kale, Parsnip, Apple, and Sage

I was visiting my family in Phoenix (who you may remember from last year’s Lemon Raisin and Chocolate Orange Spongecake extravaganza) and this year we had a couple of other winners, including this one, which I… Continue reading

Kale Beef Skillet

Yes, another ground beef recipe – because I had some left over from the eggplant, and I had kale left over from the salad, and I could either do something boring with it… Continue reading

Greek Stuffed Eggplant

More things to do with ground beef!  At least, that’s where I started from since that’s one of the few types of meet they carry at the little grocery store by my apartment.… Continue reading

Cranberry Kale Salad

The original recipe from Nourishing Meals calls this Christmas Kale Salad, which I totally didn’t get until I started making it and at one point it looked like a wreath!   The kale in this… Continue reading

Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut and Ginger

Since my previous attempt at butternut squash soup was kind of a misadventure, and since I needed to make something for a large group of people (14) that was in line with everyone’s… Continue reading