Niçoise Style Chopped Salad

The farm bag delivery is the highlight of my Tuesdays. Most of the recipes that they feature are great. This one is pretty darn tasty (even though all the ingredients were not included in the bag). In hindsight, I should have thrown in the sliced mushrooms that came that week. (Please note the original recipe . . . → Read More: Niçoise Style Chopped Salad

Autumn Buddha Bowl Recipe (A Belated “In My Kitchen”)

A few birthday items, some produce, a Buddha Bowl recipe and some pumpkin stuff. That’s my November IMK in a nutshell. (Oh, and a new cookbook!) . . . → Read More: Autumn Buddha Bowl Recipe (A Belated “In My Kitchen”)

Sweet and Spicy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Today’s recipe is inspired from Red Sparrow, the Cook the Books selection for February/March. . . . → Read More: Sweet and Spicy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rabbit Food with Chicken Nuggets (and a book review of The Damage Done

In a world where it seems like we are living out a dystopian plot, it’s nice to read something that appears to depict utopia. The Damage Done by Michael Landweber might be just what we need.

About the novel: For fans of Ben Winters and Sarah Pinsker, this mind-bending and thought-provoking novel pushes the . . . → Read More: Rabbit Food with Chicken Nuggets (and a book review of The Damage Done

Delicata Squash, Apple and Spinach Salad

A truly delicious salad recipe with roasted squash, apples, spinach and pomegranate. I’ve also included a “based-on” dressing recipe by Ella Risbridger. . . . → Read More: Delicata Squash, Apple and Spinach Salad

July 2021 “In My Kitchen”

I believe I skipped the last couple of months of “In My Kitchen” and while I didn’t gain a lot of new gadgetry in the kitchen, I still wanted to check in and share.

First, I was thrilled to announce on July 1st that I am a finalist in a Taste of Home cooking contest. . . . → Read More: July 2021 “In My Kitchen”

Garlic Chive Pesto Dressing (on the side)

Today’s recipe is used in two ways: to marinate chicken breasts for grilling and as a dressing for a garden fresh salad. I’m also posting for the April Food ‘n Flix feature film: Peter Rabbit. . . . → Read More: Garlic Chive Pesto Dressing (on the side)

Simply Irresistible Coq Au Vin and Fennel Salad for Food ‘n Flix

Welcome to this month’s round for Food ‘n Flix. Wendy from A Day in the Life on a Farm is hosting Simply Irresistible. I had never heard of this movie but it was a FnF feature back in November 2011. That was before I had found this great virtual movie club. (You can read Wendy’s . . . → Read More: Simply Irresistible Coq Au Vin and Fennel Salad for Food ‘n Flix

Aloha—Macaroni Salad, Huli-Huli Chicken and Hawaiian Lemonade

This month’s Food ‘n Flix event let us choose our own film—anything set or filmed in Hawaii. I chose poorly but I did get a great meal out of the deal. Read on for my review of the 2015 film, Aloha and macaroni salad, Huli-Huli chicken and Hawaiian lemonade. . . . → Read More: Aloha—Macaroni Salad, Huli-Huli Chicken and Hawaiian Lemonade

Food ‘n Flix, The Biggest Little Farm, and a Chickpea Salad

The Biggest Little Farm features a 200 acre money pit that Molly and John turn into a flourishing, biodynamic Eden. Join me for a review of this 2018 documentary as well as one of Molly’s recipes. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix, The Biggest Little Farm, and a Chickpea Salad