Perfect Pickled Red Onions and Why I need them.

I have been on a quest.  I have been so in love with my new spiral slicer that I have been on a creative high finding reasons to use it almost every day and inventing dishes or variations of old classics just to have another reason to use it.  Well I have done it this […]

Garlicy Hummus

About once a week it is Big Daddy’s night to make dinner.  Usually it falls on one of my busier days when I haven’t been able to consider dinner early enough in the day to make sure that the meat is thawed and prep done.  Sometimes it is left overs but most often he does […]

How to make Aioli

This is one of those quests that seemed hard at first.  It seems every recipe is different, all with warnings as to why the other method shouldn’t be done. I tried a few different methods and had a couple of absolute failures.  My food processor doesn’t want to ‘whip it into creamy submission’ and putting […]

Nuts to you……almond butter

There was a series of books when I was a kid that we kept at our summer house in North Carolina.  The characters were all animals and it might have had something to do with Busy Town….you know with Loley Worm? Anyway there was a naughty bird that was always up to no good.  In […]

Dairy Free Vegan Sour Cream

Dairy Free Vegan Sour Cream Going dairy free isn’t easyEating a Paleo diet or any diet (and obeying all the rules) ain’t easy. At this point I’m not trying to adhere to any particular ‘diet’ or plan other than gluten free and dairy free (with the exception of butter….I use so little of it and […]