Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms and Tomatoes 4

Woodsy, meaty, delicious little bites of heaven. Soaking in a dash of sweet, tangy balsamic vinegar. You might hear angels sing when you bite into Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms and Tomatoes. Hen of the woods, bears head tooth, giant puffballs and the shaggy mane. They aren’t names of characters in a children’s book […]

Balsamic Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Crunchy Kale Fattoush

That wasn’t a sneeze. It’s a fattoush. A Crunchy Kale Fattoush Mediterranean salad filled with fresh herbs, tangy dressing and crunchy crackers.       I do believe I’ve discovered the dressing secret of my favorite salad at Mandaloun Mediterranean. It is tart, tangy, sweet perfection and I think I figured […]

Florida Coastal Fresh Fig Chutney

My Fresh Fig Chutney is a sweet and savory alternative to cranberry sauce for a holiday meal. Before I’m off to go camping once again I have resolution for those of you trying to figure out what to do with all those fresh figs off your fig tree.  Make fig […]

Fresh Fig Chutney

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Peanut Butter, Barley, Apple, Raisin Salad 3

Chewy, peanutty barley mingled with super sweet raisins and crisp apples. Peanut Butter, Barley, Apple, Raisin Salad is like a peanut butter and jelly party in my mouth. I don’t know about you, but I loathe unloading the dishwasher. It was so horrible that until recently would actually hand wash […]

Creamy Sweet Onion Balsamic Dressing 7

Slow roasted onions and thick sweet balsamic vinegar, reduced to a dressing that will rock your world.   If you could come back in a second life as a vegetable what would you be?     For some reason this was a question that my dad and I would discuss […]

Grilled Vegetable Panzanella with Balsamic Vinaigrette 5

Grilled Vegetable Panzanella with Balsamic Vinaigrette is the perfect potluck or cookout salad!     Saturday we had a cookout at my friend Justine’s new place at the beach.  I’m so happy for her as they are close enough to ride bikes to the beach and her mom and aunt live […]