There are few things in life that tickle my fancy more than coffee and chocolate. I love desserts of all kinds: lemon, butterscotch, vanilla, really anything. But there is something about coffee and chocolate that just sends me over the moon. It had been awhile since I visited my favorite neighborhood store: Green Grocer in […]Read More Espresso Chocolate Almond Pudding
After last night’s carnivorous dinner of Steak and Cheese Panini, I decided tonight was MY night. After all, I did end up eating Apple Jacks for dinner since I don’t eat that much in the way of meat. I can’t really say that I’m vegetarian or vegan. I generally avoid any kind of label. I […]Read More Creamy Avocado Cilantro Pasta
There are certain dishes that just scream “From the South”. Although I am not a native southerner, I have grown fond of greens; kale, collard, mustard – you name it! Winter time in Texas means an overabundance of greens in markets and co-op shares. When I first moved down from up north, I would have […]Read More Black Eyed Peas ‘n Greens Stew
Local tomatoes from Green Grocer Quality Olive Oils and Vinegars from Texas Olive Ranch This week has been windy, grey, and freeeeezing here in Dallas. In line with the dreary weather, I’ve started a re-boot of sorts with my food intake. Less baked goods, more juices and veggies. My first day in, I was jonesing […]Read More Winter and Spring Tomato Terrine Salads
Warning. This post is gonna get all food-nerd-fan-girl up in here. But, I’m not a stalker, mmmmkay? I mean, who stalks produce??? psssh. *nervously looks away* Who sees a twitter post about Brussels Sprouts and rushes over to Green Grocer just to look at them? Not me! Err, I’m, umm, busy shopping and getting my nails […]Read More Food Nerds Unite!