Cranberry Bean Salad with Feta and Walnuts Review


Recipe 26 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Okay, I sadly found a salad recipe that I’m not a big fan of, but I’m assuming it’s because I cut a couple corners and didn’t totally stick to the recipe. The recipe of course calls for cranberry beans but I had a hard time…

Broccoli Slaw Review


Recipe 25 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman And we continue to move along with 4 salads and counting. I was able to get my goal of 2 salads done again this week so if I have my act together we’ll be closing this chapter on salads next week! I’m ready for pizza!!…

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…

Kale Salad with Cherries and Pecans Review


Recipe 23 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Believe it or not I’m actually flying through the salad chapter. I have my 2 salads for this week done which means I have 4 more to go! My husband and I have enjoyed so many of these salads on the side of whatever I…

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…

Cheddar Swirl Breakfast Buns


Recipe 17 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Well, ladies and gentleman, here is the final breakfast recipe that you’ll find in Deb Perelman’s cookbook, The Smitten Kitchen. I’m a little sad that this chapter is over, but excited to jump into salads in my next post! This final recipe is one of…

New York Breakfast Casserole


Recipe 15 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman It’s almost Christmas! And if you’re still trying to figure out what you are planning to make Christmas morning, here’s your recipe! I will jump right into my first mistake so you don’t run into this one too. I always say to read the recipe…

Potato Frittata with Feta and Scallions


Recipe 14 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Another delicious morning with this handsome fella. Our ingredients this morning were as shown above and thankfully nothing fancier then Feta cheese which I successfully purchased at Wal-Mart, ladies and gentlemen! Believe it or not what was hard to find there was Yukon Gold Potatoes….

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…