Roasted Beet Salad

So, I’ve joined a terrific CSA, Covey Rise Farms, for the second year.  I actually split the bounty with a friend last year, but I decided to go whole hog veg this year.  Here’s what I received the first week: watermelon radishes, turnips, spring lettuce mix, beets, Napa cabbage, chard, broccoli, and parsley.   I loved, … Continue reading

Jalapeno Hummus

I have been on a hummus kick lately.  For the past 3 weeks or so, I’ve made a huge batch every Sunday evening, and I’ve eaten it for lunch, dinner, and as a snack.  But, it’s not just any run of the mill hummus.  I watched an old DVRd episode of Good Eats in which … Continue reading

Marinated Zucchini with Mint

So, the DVR.  How many shows do you have recorded?  50? 100? 232, like us?  Yes, there are 232 shows waiting for our viewing pleasure.  There are shows for Andrew – Magic School Bus, Wild Kratts, Electric Company and the husband – Storage Wars, Hardcore Pawn.  Our family shows include Warehouse 13, Eureka, Alphas, Fringe, … Continue reading

Ina’s Garden…Szechaun Noodles

Wow!  Two weeks have passed since my last post?  Time just gets away from me – we’ve been busy with school, meetings, work, fantasy football drafts – you name it, it’s on our agenda.  However, I am quite happy that I took the time to search Ina Garten’s vast collection of recipes to find the … Continue reading

Smashed & Roasted Potatoes

Don’t you just love an easy side-dish that you can put together with minimal muss & fuss in the morning and pop into the oven when you return from work?  Well, if you’ve not jumped on the roasted & smashed potato band wagon yet, here’s proof why you should.  After I put the roast into … Continue reading

Roasted Chickpeas

Wondered if I’d fallen off the planet?  Sorry for the long absence – it’s been the summer of declutter. Actually, we’re in the midst of a garage sale as I write (I’m on a break – it’s 95 degrees and the humidity is very high) and whatever is left will be donated to the animal … Continue reading