Tag: simple

Pickled Carrots?

Pickled Carrots?

Oh how I love to find new foods! By that, of course, I’m not claiming to discover new foods for the culinary industry or the world. I’m just happy when I try something for the first time and realize that my world has just expanded. 

A Pet Name, Vacation Destination, and Grandma’s Fancy Side Dish

A Pet Name, Vacation Destination, and Grandma’s Fancy Side Dish

You’re a peach! I’m not sure if this is a common phrase outside the United States, or even outside the Midwest. If it isn’t, it should be. The phrase simply means that someone is sweet or thoughtful and often is in response to a meaningful 

Simple Arugula Salad

Simple Arugula Salad

Arugula is at its finest right now in the midwest and this simple salad recipe highlights its piquant flavor.

Citrus Bites

Citrus Bites

Citrus Bites are a simple, no-bake, dessert recipe with the flavors of lemon, pineapple, coconut and macadamia nuts. Check out the recipe and variations!

Prosciutto-Wrapped Grilled Asparagus 

Growing up, my brothers said I was “picky” when it came to food. I did not like fresh sliced tomatoes, asparagus or eggs that weren’t scrambled. I pretty much ate everything else. Apparently, this made me a “picky” eater. I have over the years developed a love for fresh sliced tomatoes, but have yet to conquer the runny egg (although I’ve been tempted recently by those burgers topped with egg).

It was about 15 years ago, when my husband and I were staying at a bed and breakfast in Maine, that I was served a corn and asparagus frittata. I heard “asparagus” and was instantly disappointed. But I didn’t want to be rude and the dish looked really appetizing so I tried it.

Overcome dislike for asparagus? Check.

Pizza-wiches

Pizza-wiches

This simple recipe turns leftover buns turn into handheld pizza sandwiches. A few minutes under the broiler will create individual, warm and bubbly family favorite!