Sea bean And Fried Tomato Salad

In my local farmer’s market this weekend I tried something delicious that I had never had before. They are called sea beans. Beautiful little plants that look like immature succulents but taste a bit like salty beans. I hope that sounds appetizing because truthfully they are great. They are not overly salty but they do grow next to the ocean. I’ve read they also grow near other water sources (For more information, here is some more handy dandy info.   http://grist.org/living/sea-beans-are-delicious-here-are-7-ways-to-eat-them/but Read More >>

Fried Green Tomatoes

I was meandering through a Farmers Market last weekend and I was seriously on the hunt for something different. Something I’ve not had in awhile or something truly new to me. I came across a few things but honestly one that caught my eye was just simply a basket of under ripe green tomatoes.  In the south eastern part of the United States, fried green tomatoes are a very popular food.  Now I don’t have a deep fryer at my Read More >>

Chocolate Banana Walnut Cupcakes

How is your summer going? If you’re like me, its been full of lots of outdoor time, really lovely sunsets and lots of  delicious summer treats. Last weekend my boyfriend and I visited the beach. I just love this time of year.  This photo was from last weekend on the Washington coast.  Whenever we are celebrating summer like this, I craved a special treat to share on the beach.  As I often do when I create food, I first scour Read More >>

Carrot Caesar Pasta Salad

This is one of the salads I made on our holiday weekend last week. It was a very popular and delicious dish.  I took a Caesar Salad and I added cold pasta, carrots and onions.  This salad was meant to be a side dish however I think you could easily add some meat or tofu and make this a full meal deal. Cold chicken, turkey, or tuna fish would be fabulous with the other flavors in this salad. When browsing Read More >>

17 Delicious Salads For Summer 2017

17 Delicious Salads For Your 2017 Summer Summer Melon Salad This is an incredibly cute salad full of sweetness. It is a trio of melons with some crunchy  red radish and fresh basil. There is some crumbled bacon in this salad too to give texture and a little bit of saltiness. I would even suggest swapping with prociutto or sliced salami. It is very easy to make the little melon balls with the correct tools. I would suggest getting the Read More >>

Fruit Pizza

I really enjoy sharing my ideas and skills in cooking with others and that is one of the reasons I started this food blog. To me, cooking makes sense but to the people who can be intimidated, or those that are just brain blocked on what to make or create next, this post is for you. Hello to all the parents reading this post this week.  I heard a news story last week that American Parents spend on average $500 Read More >>

Herbed Watermelon Lemonade

This drink was created after I once made a watermelon vinaigrette. I liked the ingredients so much that I made a few adjustments and now I have both the vinaigrette and the lemonade. In this drink, with the natural water in the fruit, ice and with the lemon juice, I didn’t feel like I needed to add any water.  I do sometimes however, add a little bit of white wine and it really tastes great. Sparkling wine would be great Read More >>