Category: Vegetarian

Irish Pride Tea Sandwiches

Irish Pride Tea Sandwiches

These flags are made for eating, not waving! Looking for a St. Patrick’s Day Appetizer? Celebrate with these adorable & delicious Irish Pride Tea Sandwiches. The first time I served them, people were afraid to mess up my plating and they said they were too…

Wild Mushroom Phyllo Triangles

Wild Mushroom Phyllo Triangles

These delicious, bite size, crispy, wild mushroom phyllo triangles are a favorite party appetizer at my house. They get devoured before I can place the platter on the table.  Although they take some practice to fold, with a little time and patience you’ll be a…

Thai Yellow Rice

Thai Yellow Rice

Rinse the Damn Rice!  People ask, “do I really need to rinse the rice? The short answer is yes. 100% yes you should rinse the rice. Some say it’s to rinse away some of the starches and prevent clumpy rice, some say it’s to remove…

Seedless Raspberry Sauce

Seedless Raspberry Sauce

How to make seedless this raspberry coulis! First thing we have to do is get the raspberries away from Pepé before he eats them all. Ok, I might be guilty as well. I love raspberries and this sauce goes great with so many things such…

Cauliflower & Fennel Coconut Curry Soup

Cauliflower & Fennel Coconut Curry Soup

Let’s Clean Out the Fridge… It started out as a “clean out the fridge before we travel meal”. I didn’t want to come home to a drawer full of rotten vegetables. Pepé always panics at this point because he has no idea what’s coming, but…

Butternut Squash Mash with Sage Brown Butter

Butternut Squash Mash with Sage Brown Butter

Should You Roast or Boil Butternut Squash Before Mashing?  Honestly, either would work, but here are some reasons that I prefer roasting my butternut squash instead boiling it. It’s much easier than peeling and chopping (I literally hate peeling and chopping butternut squash), you get…

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potato Myth Busted! I know, I know… We’ve all heard you can’t make mashed potatoes ahead because their taste and texture will change. I’ve heard it a million times, but Pepé and I are here to tell you it can be done. We know,…

Spicy Creole Rémoulade

Spicy Creole Rémoulade

This delicious Spicy Creole Rémoulade goes great with our Lion’s Mane “Faux” Crab Cakes as well as many other foods such as fried calamari, fish — think grown up fish sticks, or even french fries. It’s basically a condiment, so put in on anything you want.…

Lion’s Mane Crab Cakes

Lion’s Mane Crab Cakes

How Can You Make a Crab Cake without Crab? If you don’t know about this mushroom, the Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Hericium Erinaceus),  is a choice edible mushroom, it has major health benefits, and has a similar taste and texture as crab meat. This is why it makes a wonderful…

Rustic Peach Galette with Buttery Crust

Rustic Peach Galette with Buttery Crust

Tired of fussing with pretty and perfect pies? Make a rustic peach galette instead Think of a galette as a free form pie. Put it in a pie pan with this rustic crust and it’s a pielette. Call it what you want, but this rustic…

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

No Cooking or Eggs Required for this Easy Blueberry Ice Cream This blueberry ice cream recipe is so easy and most of the time is spent by either churning or freezing. I love that it doesn’t require any cooking or eggs. I use the KitchenAid…

Rustic Chanterelle & Gruyere Tart

Rustic Chanterelle & Gruyere Tart

  This Delicious Tart Has is All This beautiful chanterelle tart will wow your guests with its rustic, yet elegant charm and its earthy flavors. I love the ruffled edges of the phyllo dough, which are so easy to make. Chanterelles are slightly fruity, with…

Culantro Pesto | Asian Crack Sauce

Culantro Pesto | Asian Crack Sauce

We Call it Asian Crack Sauce for a Reason This Culantro Pesto Asian Crack Sauce is just about as addictive as actual crack. It’s kinda like an Asian version of my Chimichurri Sauce, but it’s made with culantro instead of cilantro, and includes several other…

Simple Fried Cabbage

Simple Fried Cabbage

Simple Fried Cabbage This Simple Fried Cabbage goes perfectly with our Bangers & Mash with Onion Gravy recipe, but will go with many other pork or duck entrées as well. I have to give my hubby credit for this one. He suggested it and created…

Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

If you think Pepé is cheesy, wait until you try this Gluten Free Mac and Cheese Never in a million years did I think I would be creating a Gluten Free Mac and Cheese recipe, but here I am. I have a couple of friends…

Easy & Healthy Roasted Fall Veggies

Easy & Healthy Roasted Fall Veggies

Looking for a healthier side dish to serve with your thanksgiving turkey?  Let’s face it… Almost everything on the table is high in calories and fat or going to be covered in gravy. With all that heavy food, these are a nice, lighter addition to…


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