American Cuisine · Sauces & Dips · Soups & Salads · Vegetarian

Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

I would swear off meat if all vegetarian dishes tasted like this. Well, all except fried chicken. This salad is incredible and filling - there's no second thought / panic attacks that the meat isn't there because you'll well be on your way to a second serving. Ingredients 1 large head of cauliflower, cut into… Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

Breakfast & Brunch · Cakes · Desserts · European (Western and Eastern) Cuisine

Lazy Baker’s Sour Cream Pie or Tart Crust

If making a pie crust, rustic tart, or tart scares you, this is a recipe that is made entirely in the food processor. It's flaky, delicate, and can be made savory or sweet. Kiss goodbye to confusing terms like 'frisage with the heel of your hand' or even the frozen pie crust section--pretty please? I… Continue reading Lazy Baker’s Sour Cream Pie or Tart Crust

Breads · Breakfast & Brunch · Desserts · Fruits

Banana Muffins

Because no banana gets left behind. Just recently I found the "discounted" fruit and vegetable section at QFC. It's usually the mishappen, misshaped, imperfect produce that everyone passes by. Except me. Those beautifully brown speckled bananas translate to eating banana muffins in the next few hours  instead of impatiently waiting 3-4 days until they turn… Continue reading Banana Muffins

American Cuisine · Chicken

Lemon Rosemary Roasted Chicken

There's a rosemary bush in my neighborhood that I frequently visit. It could be on private property but a girl never shares her supplier of herbs. On today's menu is an incredibly easy, rustic, one-pot dish infused with the flavors of capers, rosemary, garlic, and oregano baked into a juicy chicken breast. I won't fail… Continue reading Lemon Rosemary Roasted Chicken