Summer Salad – Corn, Avocado, Tomato, Feta, Cucumber & Red Onion with a Cilantro Vinaigrette

This recipe was the first thing I ever found on Pinterest, and I was hooked from that point forward. Summertime means lots of salads, but this is one of my very favorites. It makes a bunch, so throw it together and bring over to a friend’s house.  Especially if that friend has a pool.SUMMER SALAD … Continue reading “Summer Salad – Corn, Avocado, Tomato, Feta, Cucumber & Red Onion with a Cilantro Vinaigrette”

Summer Salad: Watermelon, Avocado and Cucumber with Herbs

I don’t know about you guys, but for me, summer doesn’t really begin until I’ve had at least one watermelon (“I carried a watermelon?“). They feel like such a summer indulgence, and they’re one of my favorite bases for salads. This combo of watermelon, cucumber & avocado is perfectly sweet, crunchy and creamy, and the … Continue reading “Summer Salad: Watermelon, Avocado and Cucumber with Herbs”

Farmer’s Market Quinoa Salad

Incredibly, I have never been to the Scranton Farmers’ Market until this week.  Holy crow, have I been missing out. Gorgeous produce, cheeses, meats,even flowers (!), all from local farms and farmers. There’s really nothing better, food-wise, than farmers’ markets – supporting your community while being able to find out about what you’re eating and where it … Continue reading “Farmer’s Market Quinoa Salad”

Paris, Part Un

I haven’t been back here since I was 21 years old, but it didn’t take long for me to remember why this is my favorite city in the world. Angelina’s has the world’s best hot chocolate, and their salads aren’t too shabby either. I mean, come on: My mom and my sister, to make a … Continue reading “Paris, Part Un”

Recipes, Etc.

Favorites/Most Popular My Sicilian Mom’s Linguini with White Clam Sauce My Dad’s French Onion Soup Healthy, Creamy, Packed with Flavor: The Green Goddess Dressing Mini Potato Pancakes Apple Pie from Scratch Summer Salad – corn, avocado, tomato, feta, cucumber & red onion with a cilantro vinaigrette Turkey meatloaf – Ina meets Alton Zucchini Ribbon Salad … Continue reading “Recipes, Etc.”

Top 10 Recipes of 2013

Hi everybody – here are the top 10 recipes from 2013 – thanks for an incredible year! 1. SUMMER SALAD – CORN, AVOCADO, TOMATO, FETA, CUCUMBER & RED ONION WITH A CILANTRO VINAIGRETTE 2. FOUR-INGREDIENT FRUIT SNACKS 3. AVOCADO CHICKEN SALAD – NO MAYO! 4. CREAMY AVOCADO DRESSING … Continue reading “Top 10 Recipes of 2013”

Christmas 2012 Highlights

Christmas tree shopping at Helen and Ed’s Tree Farm, which we’ve been going to since we’ve been kids, and is one of the cutest places in America. B and I exchanged presents on Christmas morning. We had a great snowfall the night before, so we turned on the Christmas tunes, the tree lights, made some coffee … Continue reading “Christmas 2012 Highlights”

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

These turkey taco lettuce wraps, from the very first time I made them, got added to the rotation immediately. They are incredibly healthy: you make your own taco seasoning, so you avoid all the preservatives and bad things in the grocery store seasonings, the lettuce wrap completely eliminates the corn taco you would otherwise use, … Continue reading “Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps”