Absolutely no one likes to slave for hours over a hot stove or oven in the summertime, including me. I'm sure you agree. And with the abundance of colorful, ripe produce available now, there's no need to. Tasty easy summer recipes are just a few easy steps away. What's even better is that they are . . .
My friend, Jane, made a delicious tapenade recipe for St. Patrick's Day and then left town the next day, leaving us the leftovers. How lucky were we?! And you're lucky, too, because I'm going to share Jane's tapenade recipe with you today. It's super-easy and a great appetizer for any . . .
PASTEI DE NATA This traditional Portuguese tart is something I learned this month while in Portugal. And OMG how delicious and easy to make! INGREDIENTS 1 packet puff pastry (500g) or 15 prepackaged phyllo mini-cups 8 oz milk 3 Tablespoons plain flour or 2 Tablespoons corn starch 6 oz granulated . . .
Sometimes, you've just got to have a snack. But you want something healthy, but also satisfying. Maybe you've got a sweet tooth, or maybe it's the crunch you want. This post has something for everyone. These low-calorie snack hacks are about 60 calories or less. Cup of strawberries or . . .
I know. You could eat an entire box of Valentine's chocolates in a day. I feel your pain. You probably do not want to core an apple in cute heart shapes this Valentine's Day. Me neither. So, here are some healthy holiday treats that are guilt-free indulgences, usually under 100 . . .
Why slave over a hot stove for hours when you can make this easy scallops recipe in minutes? Company-ready and so yummy! Easy scallops recipe serves 4 Ingredients 16 scallops 4 Tablespoons butter 2 cloves of garlic, chopped (or 2 cubes of frozen garlic) Juice of one lemon Pepper and salt 1. . . .
I am not exactly an adventurous eater. I like basic food prepared well. I do not always enjoy the output of chefs who think combining odd flavors makes for a good (and expensive) dish. As the late, great pastry chef, Gina DePalma once said, "People are just too jacked up on food and cooking. Just . . .
"Easy baklava recipe" was the headline. It looked delicious. I'd never made it before. We were having dinner with our Palestinian neighbor and I wanted to bring something from his side of the world. Of course, he'd lived here for many decades and is an American citizen, but still. Why not give it . . .
Hey, I know. You're dieting and you're hungry. You want some flavor and you want some crunch. Oh, how well I know it. You simply can not face another salad, though. You want something new. Snacky. Yes, something snacky. An easy, low-calorie snack. So when a friend gave me some of these and told me . . .
"I had an organic box delivered one year and kept forgetting to use the vegetables, so I wasted much of it." This might be you, right? Because I have heard this--or the fear of it--from friends. And in fact, this used to be me. Until I discovered how to make the most of my weekly organic produce . . .