It seems our garden is really set up to make sauces and hot sauce more than anything else. Rather than just using our serrano peppers for hot sauce again (which we still may do) we decided to mix them with our tomatoes for a nice salsa that can be quickContinue Reading

In the past we were pretty active in posting recipes of dishes I concocted, however over the past several years we haven’t been as active making new dishes of frankly cooking much for that matter. The past holiday season I received a free week of Blue Apron meals from myContinue Reading

It’s a very snowy Super Bowl Sunday and nothing goes better with being “snowed-in” and watching people talk about deflated balls, Katy Perry, and occasionally puppies than a nice comforting bowl of chili. Ingredients: 2 red bell peppers, roasted then diced 1 poblano pepper, roasted then diced 1 small white onion, roasted then diced 1 large jalapeño,Continue Reading

We decided to make some soup to warm us up from the cold weather that finally arrived. So I made  a spin on a classic, spaghetti-os. It is a simple roasted tomato & red pepper soup with circle shaped pasta, anelli, added to it. ingredients: 1 package of anelli pasta (or any otherContinue Reading

Several years ago one Christmas my Dad suggested making French toast with panettone, Italian for bread with stuff in it. While we had never thought to try that it made perfect sense. The panettone is light and fluffy like challah and a bit similar to raisin bread with stuff inside making itContinue Reading

Growing up in El Paso I was always able to count on one thing being there to eat, tamales. While my family didn’t make a tradition of making them each year, we always received them as a gift from family and friends. Many of my friends’ families would spend ChristmasContinue Reading

Just in case you didn’t read the last 3 posts, we have waaaaay too many peppers this year and don’t know what to do with them. From hot sauce to pickled jalapenos now we are giving a go at making a salsa for home canning. Ingredients: 23-24 roma (paste) tomatoesContinue Reading

Val woke up this morning and had a hankering for some biscuits and gravy. So that is what we had. The biscuits are just vegweb’s Savory Biscuits recipe with a bit of extra flour and basil for the dried herbs. The gravy was a modified version of this gravy recipe.Continue Reading

Here’s a bit of cupcake porn for those who read this blog. Just some simple easy to make minty, chocolatey chip-y, vegan, gluten-free cupcakes for you to enjoy. The recipe follows Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s book Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World‘s basic chocolate cupcake recipe. Instead of regular flour substitute gluten-freeContinue Reading