Lucky in Love

The first Garden Swap of 2018 took place just before St. Patrick’s Day. Therefore, neighbors were instructed to draw inspiration from the holiday and bring green food. Enter Avocado Toast (more on this later).

What we weren’t prepared for was the surprise that awaited us. Frankly, one half of our Garden Swap hosts were not prepared either… Continue reading

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Rolling the dice

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For Christmas, I got the most fun game… “Foodie Dice.”  Imagine Chopped or Iron Chef, but in your own kitchen, and the dice provides the “mystery” ingredients.  It’s been so fun to see what Foodie luck brings my way.  So here are a couple of my recent rolls: Continue reading

Provencale

Could I have been inspired by my “work” trip to France?  Maybe, or was it the red tomato looking at me wondering how I would use it.  Immediately, my mind went to work.  Provencale means any dish cooked in a sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil.  I had those such ingredients in my kitchen one random weeknight, and so Swordfish Provencale was born.  So easy and so good, this is a perfect weeknight meal. Continue reading