Archive for the ‘finger food’ Category

A few months ago I saw this strawberry balsamic flatbread over on Joy The Baker, and pinned it to try sometime, as it looks absolutely delicious. Unfortunately I think I waited a bit too long as fresh berries were no longer available at the farmer’s market (nor were grapes, as the original LA Times recipe called for). Instead, I decided […]

I have a weird thing with Jalapeno Poppers. I love them. I order them out at restaurants whenever I get the chance, and even buy the frozen ones occasionally to heat up at home (or eat frozen, as the case may be. Shhh.) I’d made some fresh a few years ago using Fiber One as […]

These are super quick and easy to whip up in an afternoon when you are craving something a little sweet and hot and fresh. They were the perfect vessel for the Meyer Lemon Curd that my mom got me for my birthday, as well! I used a basic buttermilk scone recipe, with a few tweaks. […]

Roasted Tofu


A new Buffalo Wild Wings opened up near where I live, and I stopped by with a friend on the way home from camping last weekend for lunch. I had forgotten what a guilty pleasure the food is there! You’d have thought I’d had enough of it after working there in college, but I ended […]

Chocolate. And Beer. Two of my favorite things! I made these truffles so long ago I barely remember what else is in them, but I remember them flying off the plate! I should probably make them again just to be sure… Chocolate Beer Truffles (make approx 30 truffles) from Endless Simmer 9 oz Dark Chocolate, […]

Mom sent me this recipe a few weeks ago but I didn’t have a chance to make it until now – glad I did, they turned out really well! Chocolate Zucchini Muffins (makes 1 dozen regular, 24 mini muffins) 1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 2 tsp vanilla extract 3 eggs 1/3 cup […]

These little toasts are perfect for snacking, appetizers, cocktail parties, Superbowl parties, breakfast, or any time really! You can freeze them for up to two weeks, and pop them in the oven as needed, or you can whip up a whole batch at once and please even the most gourmet of house guests. Ruth Reichl […]