Homemade hummus with sundried tomato topping Hummus is so easy to make. While there are some store brands that are tasty, I love that I can whip up a batch in 10 minutes and leave out the preservatives. Blender or food processor? Personally, I prefer using a blender. Why? I find with the food processor … Continue reading No Fuss Hummus Recipe
My monster basil plant Making fresh basil pesto is fast and easy. Toss the ingredients into a food processor or blender, turn it on and drizzle in the olive oil. That's it! Whether you harvest your own basil or buy it at the grocery store or farmers market, when you make it yourself - fresh … Continue reading Fresh Basil Pesto
Let me just say right off that my husband is crazy about this meatloaf. And I love it too! Been making it for years. Yes, it's a cajun-spicy kind of dish, but not so overwhelming that you can't taste the rest of the flavors. Of course it calls for the holy trinity of cajun and … Continue reading Spicy Cajun Meatloaf with a Kickin’ Glaze
Living in Costa Rica, one of the things I get a craving for is Chicago-style Italian Beef sandwiches - slow-cooked in herbs and spices, sliced razor-thin, served up on Italian bread dipped in the au jus drippings from the pan and topped with this Chicago-style hot giardiniera recipe for just the right amount of zing! … Continue reading Chicago-style Hot Giardiniera Recipe – spicy good!