Leek Fritters with Garlic and Lemon


Recipe 43 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman I am happy to say that this recipe is actually more waistline friendly then the last few were so for my WW peeps out there (ugh to the new name…consumer panels are your friends Weight Watchers!)… this is for you. These come out to 1…

Heart Stuffed Shells with Lemon Ricotta Bechamel Review


Recipe 42 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman I’m glad to share with you the next recipe in Deb’s Vegetarian Main Dish chapter….because who doesn’t love a stuffed shell pasta! There were lots of ingredients for this recipe but it is a pretty straightforward, non technical dish that is pretty impressive in taste…

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…

Honey and Harissa Farro Salad Review


Recipe 28 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This is it people…the very last salad from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook! And it was a really tasty finale. I’ll be taking a little break from cooking from the cookbook because we’re getting ready to move and I’m trying to thin out my stash from…

Roasted Baby Root Salad with Sherry-Shallot Vinaigrette Review


Recipe 27 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Sorry to those subscribers who may have gotten an undone post in their inbox about an hour ago! My slippery fingers got the best of me. You’ll have to wait for the details on that one because I’m not good at going out of order….

Iceberg Stack with Blue Cheese and Radishes Review


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 Review


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…

Greens, Eggs, and Hollandaise Review


Recipe 12 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Note: You have a few options about this recipe. It can either be 4 generous portions or 8 modest portions as Deb says. If you do 4 as is, the recipe is 17 points. With 8 servings that is 9 points. Now if you…

Canning Attempt 1: Peach Jam


It is peach season and our tree is overflowing with peaches. Last year I wanted to cook and bake with them, but I didn’t make the time for it. These peaches on this tree are amazing and my favorite version of them is right off the tree when they are juicy and warm from the…