18 One-Skillet Meal Recipes

  I love an easy dinner and less dishwashing makes me even happier. The Kitchn published a post on their readers’ 18 favorite one skillet meals and they all look pretty delish. I love this simple Chicken & Bean skillet, above – it looks like a simple perfect dinner. And with the kind of leftovers I […]

Hummus with Cucumber & Tomatoes

Smitten Kitchen is one of my favorite go-to websites for inspiration on a lazy weekend. This particular recipe of hummus smothered with a summery cucumber-herb-tomato-onion salad looks particularly delicious and perfect for my upcoming Sunday: a late afternoon lunch with friends and a good bottle of white wine I’ve been saving for some time. Recipes like this […]

Honey Dijon Chicken Sandwich

One of our most savory sandwiches is this chicken breast sandwich – it’s sliced thinly by Susan on our slicer so it’s super soft – nice touch! We typically put it D’Angelo’s fresh sourdough along with French feta, arugula and a generous drizzle of our honey grain Dijon. Yesterday we tried it on a soft […]

Blackberry Mojito Recipe (!)

A simple summertime cocktail by the fine folks at Kitchen Swagger – their Blackberry Mojito is delicious and easy peasy.  Or if you live in Santa Barbara then just head over to Tupelo Junction to check out their own Blackberry Mojito at their tasty Happy Hour.

Spicy Lentil Wraps with Tahini Sauce

The Kitchn is a wonderful blog and they had a summer post outlining the best food for the beach. The post is full of great suggestions. One of their recipes for a vegetarian Spicy Lentil Wrap caught my eye and it’s perfect. Wraps need a bit of zing and this one has that. I added a bit of turkey since I […]

Two Lovely Coconut Mojito Recipes

My book club loves an island style Mojito with fresh mint and lime – but using coconut water in this Coconut Mojito Recipe from The Food Network Kitchen is a genius idea and on my list of summertime cocktails to whip up when friends come over. I also found this recipe which uses Cream of Coconut from a great […]

Food 52’s 50 Best Salads

Food 52 is full of wonderful recipes, but this collection of Their 50 Most PopularSalads is a favorite post. I keep it on my bookmarks bar for inspiration. I first tried the above Thai-inspired dish – Forbidden Rice Salad with Thai Lime Coconut Vinaigrette. The range is impressive and not a single recipe is likely something you’ve seen before. Their Crunchy […]