Archive for June, 2011

Brie, Apple, and Caramelized Onion Panini

I had this sandwich in Boston several years ago and I’ve remembered it fondly ever since.  Then, it was so unusual to me to have fruit with cheese, and on a hot sandwich, too!  Now,… Read more »

June 30, 2011 | Sandwiches

Grilled Corn with Lemon Thyme Butter

I’m a hamburger purist when I make them at home.  Ground chuck. Salt and pepper.  Hot grill.  Cheddar cheese.  Toasted bun.  That’s all. No recipe. No fancy sauces, French cheeses, or caramelized anything.  Meat, cheese,… Read more »

June 29, 2011 | Sides

Wax Bean and Potato Salad with Creamy Basil Vinaigrette

I went to the Farmers Market this morning for tomatoes, and came home with the tomatoes, but also purple and yellow baby potatoes, green onions, and yellow wax beans.  I wasn’t sure what I was… Read more »

June 28, 2011 | Soup and Salad

Fresh Peach Pie

This peach pie was magnificent.  I didn’t use a recipe because it’s so simple I didn’t need one.  And I kind of like how it’s not perfect (not that I could have possibly made it… Read more »

June 27, 2011 | Desserts

Lemon Butter Tilapia with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

My kids ate fish tonight! It was all on the promise of after dinner sno cones, but they ate it. YES! Fresh Pineapple Salsa about a half of fresh pineapple (NOT canned, not ever) half… Read more »

June 23, 2011 | Main Dishes

Greek Nachos

I saw a picture of Greek Nachos on Pinterest (are you on Pinterest yet? It’s my favorite thing.), but the recipe the picture was linked to, I didn’t want to use.  So I kind of… Read more »

June 21, 2011 | Main Dishes, Snacks & Drinks

Homemade Frozen Yogurt

My name is Amy, and I’m an addict.  A fro yo addict.  My favorite shop is downtown and you have to pay to park; it’s the only thing keeping me from going every evening.  Thanks,… Read more »

June 21, 2011 | Desserts

Mint and Rosemary Quinoa with Roasted Beets

I’m kind of on a quinoa kick right now.  It’s quick, so healthy, and great cold as leftovers.  But my kids don’t like it. At all.  So I’ve been making them pasta instead.  They all… Read more »

June 20, 2011 | Main Dishes

Creamy Lemon Squares

Like Lemon Squares? I sure do.  Well, these Creamy Lemon Squares knock them out of the ballpark!  They are even better cold.  It’s funny how the recipe says it makes 12 squares.  Ha! It was… Read more »

June 19, 2011 | Desserts

Nachos made with Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

I wish I could say that I made this taco seasoning mix because the stuff in the yellow packet is so unhealthy or so I could save money.  But really, I just made it up… Read more »

June 18, 2011 | Main Dishes, Snacks & Drinks