We’ve made some version of this many times before, but last weekend Ryan threw together a delicious version of this – adding his own variations of course – with a variety of tomatoes that came fresh from our garden & our friends’ Amanda & Andy’s garden as well. He addedContinue Reading

I always forget how easy it is to make polenta and how tasty it can be. It is also fairly versatile; it makes a nice appetizer, a good first course for a meal, or it could be a meal all by itself. If you’re really inventive you could probably findContinue Reading

I’ve been wanting to make falafel for some time now and I guess somehow watching Top Chef All Stars inspired me to try something different with it. And though this doesn’t deviate too far from traditional Mediterranean cuisine it does have a tidbit of Asian inspiration. So here it goes:Continue Reading

We had a small get together with friends at our place this week &, after watching an episode of Martha Stewart, I was inspired to create a beautiful antipasto platter to share with our guests for the party. I was pleased when I put it all together & it lookedContinue Reading

We hosted a birthday party for our dear friend, Steff, and as she has a gluten allergy and eats vegetarian we wanted to make something that was tasty, easy to eat, and vegan and gluten-free…also, we’re Texans and never miss an opportunity to “kick things up a notch”, as EmerilContinue Reading

Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks, spend time with your family, friends, & loved ones, & to fill your bellies with lots of delicious eats of course! Every family has their own special Thanksgiving traditions & foods that they always include on the Thanksgiving table; here are some that Ryan & IContinue Reading