One Pan Pasta Puttanesca

  It's no secret that I absolutely loath doing the dishes. I'm sure I'm not alone. I try to avoid them like the plague until they pile up to high for me to deal with. Sometimes I'm able to sweet talk my husband into doing them, but the majority of time I am the dishwasher. I always try to use minimal pots and pans and do some of the dishes while I'm cooking. But if I could hire someone … [Read more...]

Watermelon and Feta Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

Watermelon and Feta, I've been seeing the combination everywhere, but it wasn't until last Thursday that I finally experienced it.  It was love at first bite and simply had to recreate the salad at home. The watermelon and feta was served with toasted pine nuts over a bed of arugula. Seriously could this salad get any better? Finished with a herb vinaigrette I could have eaten bowl and bowls … [Read more...]

Sara Moulton’s Chopped Salad with Feta, Chickpeas, and Pita Croutons for #SundaySupper

I eat a salad almost everyday for lunch. I love topping it was lots of fun ingredients, so when I saw Sara's recipe for a Chopped Salad I knew I had to try it. The ingredients are a lot of flavors from a Greek salad, which I love, but so much healthier. Earlier this week I had shopping plans with a friend and while I do love to have casual bistro lunches out, I already had the ingredients to … [Read more...]

Balsamic Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad

After a night of heavy, creamy pasta I needed to lighten it up a bit with a healthy salad. I have always been a fan of beets, but had not yet roasted my own. When the Greek restaurants include beets in the salads I steal everyone elses. I don't know what it is about them. While flipping through Ina Garten's Foolproof cookbook I came across this recipe (which I have slightly amended). I was … [Read more...]

Falafel Pitas

We are huge fans of Mediterranean cuisine, usually we eat it out because we have a plethora of great options close by. I don’t think it was until I was in Egypt in 2006 that I had my first taste of falafel. I will pretty much eat anything with chickpeas so this new food was right up my alley. Where had these fried chickpea fritters been hiding all of my life? I came across this recipe from … [Read more...]