Tag Archives: Olive Oil

Garlic Balsamic Grape Tomatoes

I needed some tomatoes, and the market had this buy one, get one free deal going on, so I did. except… I really did not need that many tomatoes. Happily, I came across this recipe on, I think, allrecipes.com, and … Continue reading

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Air Fryer Chickpeas

Years ago, now, seasoned, roasted chickpeas were being touted as the new! next! now! healthy and good for you snack. They were… ok. Then, a week or so ago, I got to rethinking the whole concept, using my air fryer  … Continue reading

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My Fave Pizza Dough, With a Few New Tricks!

So, I have been making this dough for a while, but it has just been this year that I learned a few things that make my own inexpert handling of the dough a lot easier, and perhaps even a bit … Continue reading

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Cowboy Caviar Dip

So, who does not like a hang out with a big ol’ bowl of chips and some dip? Well, what if I told you that this dip is not only delicious, it is also good for you, it is also … Continue reading

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Sesame Ginger Salad Dressing

While on vacation last week, I had this pretty terrific salad on the plane. It was thinly sliced steak and cabbage and lettuce and daikon and carrots and such over a bed of rice noodles with a nice sesame ginger … Continue reading

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Key Lime Coleslaw

“Coleslaw? Eeew, yeccch! I hate mayonnaise!” Well, first… No. You are wrong. Mayonnaise is a sign that the French love us and want us to enjoy all of the foods. And, second… This coleslaw contains no mayonnaise at all, so … Continue reading

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Ranch Green Beans

Yeh, no. NOPE. Put away the chili sauce and powder and cowboy cookery and all of that. These wicked nice green beans are sautéed in a bit of garlic-infused olive oil, Seasoned Salt, black pepper and… Ranch Dressing Mix! You … Continue reading

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Blackberry Sage Pork Chops

What to do on a summer’s Saturday when you kinda suddenly have folx coming over for dinner? Why, pork chops, of course. But fancy. In fact, these pork chops are rather fancy (and company worthy), but they are also wicked … Continue reading

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Thin Cut Oven Fries

Ordering meals in kits most every week for the past couple of years has taught me some handy stuff. One: simply sautéing chicken breasts is never gonna make for a tasty entree, and Two: if you know how to do … Continue reading

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Tabouli – From a Mix, But Tasty

A favorite ever since I discovered at a food cooperative at my University, I am just about guaranteed to at least try some Tabouli whenever I am out and about and see it on offer. Traditionally made with Bulgur wheat, … Continue reading

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