Ratatouille Subs


Recipe 32 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Wow was this a killer recipe! We just gobbled it right up and I’m trying to figure out when I can make it again!! The veggies in this were so well flavored and came together so deliciously with the buttery bread. It’s truly craveable! I…

Chicken and Egg Salad “Toasts” with Lemon Aioli & Fennel Review


Recipe 30 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Let’s start off by saying this is not a good representation of Deb’s recipe. I failed tragically and what you see here is a fancy chicken salad sandwich…not toast. My husband oohed and ahhhed over it but it really is just a salvage of the…

Sugar Snap Salad with Miso Dressing Recipe Review


Recipe 24 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Rounding the corner this week is salad recipe number 2 and another winner for the Mays. A little more prep on this salad with the chopping and blanching of the peas but if you’ve got time to chop, this guy will hold up well even…

Iceberg Stack with Blue Cheese and Radishes


Recipe 21 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This was one of the easiest recipes she’s given me so far and I love a good wedge salad. I think the best I’ve had had candied nuts on it which takes a wedge salad to a whole new level. I miss Johnny Carinos!! The…

Zucchini Ribbons with Almond Pesto


Recipe 19 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Yum guys! This recipe is yum. 10 points and all the stars…you’ve got to try this one if you don’t have a nut or almond allergy! The recipe was only a little time consuming with peeling the zucchini into ribbons but other then that the…

Baked Ranchero Eggs with Blistered Jack Cheese


Recipe 13 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This was a fun one for me. I am a big fan of huevos rancheros for breakfast and yet I’ve never really tried to make them myself. My favorite place to get them, funny enough, has been from Ruby’s Diner. I think you may only…

Greens, Eggs, and Hollandaise


Recipe 12 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Another Saturday another breakfast! This is recipe number 2 so far that has called for a cheese cloth. And my kitchen still does not have one :) I’m being 50% rebellious on not buying one, 25% fugile since buying one feels like such a luxury…

Homemade Roasted Chipotle Salsa


Alright dear readers. I am not a great cook. I’m not even a cook for goodness sake. I’m just a recipe follower that enjoys writing about my experiences in the kitchen. Novice status, confirmed. However, once in a blue moon, I have a creative moment of genius. This salsa is my latest genius moment that…

Cheesy Garlic Bread


I realized that I never posted the recipe for the cheesy garlic bread that goes amazingly well with the squash soup. I just made the soup this week so I will post some pictures from my experience…and it’s quite the experience :) Anyways…here’s the recipe for the bread. Haven’t tried it yet, but if you…