Creamy Avocado Cilantro Pasta

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 […]

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Spiced Mango Blueberry Jam

I’ve never wanted to drink a glass of warm jam before. I mean, really. Just stick a straw in that mason jar and go to town. Jam is basically a smoothie, right? Kinda? Sorta? Every once in a while I make something that knocks me out. Something so tasty, that I just can’t help but […]

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Flourless Dark Chocolate Bourbon Cake with Balsamic Pomegranate Sauce

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, peeps. Valentine’s is a day of romance, embraces, nice dinners out. It’s also a day of expensive flowers, long waits at over-crowded bistros, and babysitters’ fees. I’m not trying to sound negative about the holiday, but my hubs and I are the stay-inside-and-celebrate type. I’ve yet to decide what I’m cooking […]

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Black Eyed Peas ‘n Greens Stew

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 […]

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