Indian-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

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This recipe has been tempting me over on the CLBB for a while now, and I finally made them today. I had all of the ingredients on hand. This is a great snack – and really different. The spice combination is great, and the brown sugar really balances the heat from the cayenne. Continue Reading →

Chinese New Year: Best Egg Rolls

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To celebrate the Chinese New Year, I decided to make a couple “take-out” dishes. I decided to try my hand at making egg rolls, and they turned out fantastic! They were really easy to put together (they just look like they’d be complicated to make!) and they were delicious! I … Continue Reading →

Perfect Potato Salad

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This month’s Supper Club theme was Jamie Oliver recipes. I saw him make this on Jamie at Home, but the recipe wasn’t on Food Network’s website. Someone over at the CLBB happened to take notes of how he made it on the show, so I followed her instructions, and voila! … Continue Reading →

Garlic Bread & Salad

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I made some herbed garlic bread to go with leftover Tomato Beef Pasta. I also made a big salad with arugula, pears, red onion, fig balsamic, extra-virgin olive oil, fleur de sal and fresh cracked black pepper.

No-Fuss Sauerkraut

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I made this slow-cooker recipe and it was OK. I thought that the slow cooker made the sauerkraut taste a little funky (Dino didn’t think it did) kind of in the same way that I think onions taste weird in there sometimes. The pork was good and very tender. It … Continue Reading →

Crispy Home Fries

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Dino is great at making breakfast food. He made home fries again, but this time used a mix of white and red potatoes. He also made eggs and bacon. It was all awesome! Crispy Home Fries *Soak two medium-to-large potatoes for 5-10 minutes *Clean skins or remove them, depending on … Continue Reading →