Monthly Archives: May 2014

Coconut Vinaigrette

This dressing is at once both tart and rich.  Creamy and mellow, bright and tangy, all at the same time!  I served it over butter lettuce and it was heaven.  This is a perfect salad to serve alongside an Asian … Continue reading

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Cucumber Gazpacho With Shrimp and Mint Oil

  This is so creamy you would swear it’s full of dairy, but (as long as you don’t pop a shrimp on top) it’s completely vegan.  Cool, crisp and slightly sweet, this is the perfect starter to any summer meal. … Continue reading

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Betty Draper’s Rumaki

Betty seems to love Rumaki. Last Night’s episode (705 The Runaways) marks the second time on Mad Men that she serves it to guests, this time at a progressive dinner party, where the guests have a different course at each … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs and Greens

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day.  When I was a kid I desperately wanted to make my mother breakfast in bed.  I didn’t really know how to cook, but I just really liked the idea of carrying a tray with breakfast to … Continue reading

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Breakfast To Go: Overnight Fridge Oatmeal

   This is one of those ideas that’s been floating around Pinterest a lot lately.  I decided to give it a whirl, mainly because I tend to forget to eat breakfast, or I grab some protein bar on the way … Continue reading

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Nigella’s Seared Curry Salmon

Here is a great recipe for a hot evening when you want minimal cooking time. Ten minutes is all it takes! This is a wonderful recipe for salmon from the book Nigella Express.  I have used it several times and … Continue reading

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