Archive for May, 2012

White Eggplant Dipping Sticks

White Eggplant Dipping Sticks

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Posted: May 29, 2012

The white eggplant seemed to be firmer and less bitter, which made for great dipping sticks! 1 white eggplant, peeled and sliced into sticks 3/4 cup almond meal 1/4 cup coconut flour 2 tsp rosemary, […]

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Beef, Bacon & Caramelized Onion Bites

Beef, Bacon & Caramelized Onion Bites

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Posted: May 29, 2012

This is meatloaf meets the smokiness of bacon and the sweetness of caramelized onions.  I made this into appetizer bites, but you can use a regular-sized muffin pan for lunch/dinner portions. 1 lb ground beef […]

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White Eggplant

White Eggplant

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Posted: May 29, 2012

I bought this white eggplant last week…it was the first time I had seen one, or at least paid attention to it.  I enjoyed it ~ it was actually firmer and a little less bitter […]

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Fondue ~ Dark Chocolate and Almond Butter

Fondue ~ Dark Chocolate and Almond Butter

This was just a quick and easy dessert that we decided to make this afternoon. The picture shows just an apple being dipped, but we also used banana slices, pitted cherries and peaches.

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Lobster Salad

Lobster Salad

Serves: 1

Difficulty: Easy

Light, mayo-free summer salad.

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Surf, Fly and Oink with Spicy Aoili

Surf, Fly and Oink with Spicy Aoili

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Posted: May 25, 2012

When I was shopping today, among other things, I picked up some chicken breasts as well as some lobster tails that were on sale.  I had an idea to make Chicken Bacon Sliders, but I […]

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Chicken Bacon Sliders

Chicken Bacon Sliders

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Posted: May 25, 2012

I have just started using my grinder attachment and I originally bought some chicken to make sausage, but thought that with the Memorial Day weekend coming up, that sliders would be a better choice.  These […]

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Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole

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Posted: May 24, 2012

This recipe was made with my “Maple Sage Breakfast Sausage“…my first homemade sausage.  If you’ve never tried making your own sausage, you should give it a whirl.  If you don’t want to, then please feel […]

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Maple Sage Breakfast Sausage (Bulk)

Maple Sage Breakfast Sausage (Bulk)

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Posted: May 24, 2012

I received a meat grinder attachment for Christmas, and I finally got around to using it.  I did not realize how easy homemade sausage was to make.  This recipe is for “bulk” sausage so you […]

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Oysters, Roe, Caramelized Onions w/ a Horseradish Cream Sauce

Oysters, Roe, Caramelized Onions w/ a Horseradish Cream Sauce

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Posted: May 22, 2012

Oysters have special place in my heart, as I used to bartend at an oyster bar when I was finishing up my undergrad degree ~ most fun job ever!  You would think I would have […]

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