I love when friends visit, especially friends who share a love of food, cooking, blogging and photography. Continue Reading
Everyone loves spaghetti and meatballs, don’t they? I do too, but I like to play around with different approaches — always trying to make it lighter, healthier and a little more modern. Continue Reading
Spain and Portugal have been on my mind a lot lately.
Let me ‘splain you.
If you’re lucky — and, more importantly, if you’re open to it, you never stop learning. I mean every day. There’s always something new to see, hear, think about, learn; isn’t here? Continue Reading
I’ve been to Chile twice. I loved the country and I loved the food! So, I was delighted to be invited by Kitchen Play to participate in a blogging event with Foods from Chile. The #CookChilean challenge went like this … they sent me a mystery box of food … I offered readers the opportunity to suggest what I should make with the ingredients … and now I’m happy to reveal that the winner is Erica of My Colombian Recipes who suggested ‘seafood tapas’.
Those 2 words gave me the idea (and excuse) to make a tapas party so I invited a couple of wine-toting friends over for a fiesta. “Tapas” are universal these days and the food ingredients I received lent themselves perfectly to the “little dish” theme.
I was invited by Kitchen Play to participate in a #CookChilean challenge along with 4 other bloggers. The challenge? Create a dish from a mystery box of ingredients sourced from Chile. What fun! You know how I love kitchen challenges. Continue Reading
“Build a sandwich around 3 ingredients that start with the letters B.L.T.” that was the directive for this month’s challenge. And you know we’re not talking bacon, lettuce and tomato! Continue Reading
Yeah, this won’t win an award for food styling but, you can rest assured, it’s packed with flavor and tricks to limit starch while still enjoying a plate of pasta. Continue Reading