Charred Bruschetta with Smoked Cherries and Tangy Ricotta 

Sometimes, about the only thing I can muster up for dinner is…. Fill in the blank. Spaghetti? Cereal? Popcorn? We all have our thing. Growing up, dinner was always a nonnegotiable in my family. We always had something home cooked (or semi-homecooked) on the table. I’m so grateful for the instilled importance of mealtime that… Continue reading Charred Bruschetta with Smoked Cherries and Tangy Ricotta 

Fresh Mango Salsa

HI HI HI. It’s Friday. IT’S FRIDAY! And I’ve got some big plans this weekend. They involve Mexican food. Tacos, margaritas, guac, beans, pico, cervezas, repeat. What a mouthful! Figuratively, and literally. Wanna know what else will be part of the spread? This Fresh Mango Salsa. I haven’t always been a fan of a sweet… Continue reading Fresh Mango Salsa

Lemon & Dill Hummus

Hummus, yummus. Hummus is one of those things that I can’t get enough of. It’s a dip. A spread. A schmear. A condiment. It’s healthy, light, and always a crowd pleaser. Well…when it’s done right. I’ve been at gatherings when a bowl of hummus will go untouched throughout the evening, but the mystery “white” dip… Continue reading Lemon & Dill Hummus

Summertime Sangria

Summa, summa, summa tiiiiime….. DJ Jazzy Jeff? Fresh Prince? Anyone? If only you could hear me singing right now. Maybe I’ll make a vlog so you can hear my beautiful rapping rendition of the very popular hit from 1991! What do you think?! Um, how about no. I know, I’m a mind reader. It’s a… Continue reading Summertime Sangria

Sesame Soba Noodles

Hello, pretty. You are soba-you-tiful! See what I did there? I know, I know. I really am clever. Holy simple recipe, you guys. I’ve had these soba noodles in my pantry for what seems like an eternity – just waiting for the right recipe to use them. I love soba noodles, but for some reason,… Continue reading Sesame Soba Noodles