Appetizer

Basic Baba Ganoush or Smoky Eggplant Dip

Basic Baba Ganoush or Smoky Eggplant Dip

We were going to a dinner party. I wanted to bring something. I needed an excuse to finally make baba ganoush. Problem solved. I’ve read many a baba ganoush recipe, and frankly it always looked easy. Grill eggplant until it’s burnt and collapsed. Scrape into […]

Avocado Feta Dip

I spent my birthday weekend in Vancouver BC. Deja vú. I fall in love with that city more and more every time we go and explore more of it. The Portland Timbers have made their way to the MLS playoffs, so we followed them up […]

Chorizo Stuffed Sweet Peppers

[PSA – apparently the photos in the blog have been acting up. If you notice anything funky going on in your browser, please let me know. Thanks!] It’s seems to be a common theme when my schedule gets insane a little bit busy, all I really want to do […]

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Have you ever watched videos about Pyrex dishes exploding? It’s intense. I haven’t had one shatter [thankfully!], but I don’t usually bake with glass. If you do use Pyrex and have no idea what I’m talking about, it might be worth looking into. That ends […]

Roasted Fennel White Bean Dip

I’ve become a fennel fanatic lately. I had my nose glued to a star anise candle today. My sister gave me that “you’ve lost it” look that sisters can give. I came across this recipe for a fennel and radish salad that I have to […]

Parmesan Black Pepper Grissini

I made this on NYE and it’s almost April. Slow and steady wins the race. I’ve seen grissini pop up a fair bit lately, on Food52 more specifically, which reminded me of these. Those aren’t the ones I made, but they’re similar. They disappeared rather […]