Southwestern Chicken Soup

I have quite a few friends who, as you might imagine, toss their recipes and food ideas my way on a regular basis. One of my favorite people to do this is my friend, Mike, who sends me recipes to try on a regular basis, and has recreated some of…

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Fast & Easy Salmon Croquettes

Fast & Easy Salmon Croquettes

I love words for things in other languages. Croquette is really just another word for patty, but is sounds so much more sophisticated, doesn’t it? Salmon Croquette! vs Patty (said in a nasal tone). I make these with canned salmon, because it’s a staple in my pantry. I don’t eat…

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Orange Dream Wontons

Orange Dream Wontons - Pretty Finished

Raise your hand if you’re a sucker for Orange anything? I absolutely am. Not only is it my favorite color, tasting orange always makes me feel awake and alive. It stands to reason, then, that these Orange Dream Wontons are to-die-for. They are super easy, and only have 5 ingredients….

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Tuna Salad, Hold the Mayo

Tuna Salad No Mayo

It’s not much of a secret that I dislike mayonnaise of any kind. I don’t like real mayo, or salad spread, or mayo made from olive oil. It’s purely a textural preference. It just feels…funny…in my mouth. So, I make tuna salad without it. I do keep mayo around my…

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Choose Your Own Adventure Cookies

Pick Your Mixins - A Spork in the Road - pin now, make them tonight

This is the most-versatile cookie recipe you’ll ever have access to. It has been a lifesaver during prep for Hurricane Irma, because it lends itself to making many types of cookies in a short amount of time, without having to make several batters. This is especially nice if you have…

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