Broiled Grapefruit

honey ginger broiled grapefruit

As soon as I cut this grapefruit open, I realized how much I LOVE grapefruit. It’s been too long, dear grapefruit. Sweet, tart, fragrant grapefruit… You probably need to be a grapefruit person to...

Apple Dijon Kale Salad

Apple Dijon Kale Salad

I’m in love. The dressing alone was enough to make me swoon. It’s just a very simple and basic dijon vinaigrette, but it’s so good that I kept dipping my spoon in for taste...

Sweet & Sour Stir Fry

Quick Sweet & Sour Stir Fry

Frozen vegetables have their pros and cons. They’re quick, convenient, and they can be quite cost effective (can be), but they are always limp upon reheating. For that reason I really don’t like to...

Thai Turkey Meatloaf

thai turkey meatloaf

Meatloaf isn’t pretty. Let’s just get that out on the table. It’s so ugly, in fact, that I couldn’t stop giggling while taking these pictures. All I could think about were those silly post...

Raita

Cucumber Raita

I had an email from a reader (sorry, can’t find the email to fetch your name!) a while back requesting that I try to make a raita similar to the one she had at...

Tandoori Chicken Bites

tandoori chicken bites

A week or so ago, I got a wonderful email from a fellow New Orleanian (is that a word?) who said she had seen some yummy looking tandoori chicken nuggets at Whole Foods and...

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“The One” Chocolate Mug Cake

There comes a time in every girl’s life when she needs a chocolate mug cake. Perhaps it’s one of those days where you just want to curl up on the couch all day and...

Miracle Mac n Cheese

miracle mac n’ cheese

It’s a miracle. Macaroni and cheese that is smooth, creamy, and gooey, is made in one pot, requires only a few ingredients, and is every bit as easy as the blue box. I’m serious....

Mango Coconut Rice

mango coconut jasmine rice

I love all things tropical. I love the weather, I love the music, I love the FOOD. I often day dream of a prince charming who owns a jet and insists on flying me...

Rosemary Pepper Drop Biscuits

rosemary & pepper drop biscuits

Just because you haven’t gotten the hang of yeast breads doesn’t mean that you can’t have a hot, fresh piece of bread with your dinner. There are always “quick” breads! Biscuits are the most...

Kale & Chickpea Soup

Kale & Chickpea Soup

I know hot soup may seem characteristically out of place, especially since I’m posting it on the unofficial first day of summer. But, at my work place it’s a perpetually cold 65 degrees every...