Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

Vegetables

Winter Citrus Salad

Winter Citrus Salad

I love watching interviews of chefs because you get amazing cooking advice. After watching an episode of Julia Child: Cooking with the Masters featuring Alice Waters, I decided to arrange a salad of winter fruits and vegetables a bit differently than I normally do. In […]

Spicy Roasted California Blend Vegetables

Spicy Roasted California Blend Vegetables

When I hear the phrase “California Blend Vegetables,” I think cafeteria food. I think mushy vegetables: the broccoli so overcooked it’s almost grey, the cauliflower almost green from sucking up the chlorophyll leaching from the broccoli, and the carrots…don’t get me started on the carrots. […]

Pommes de Terre Boulangère

Pommes de Terre Boulangère

Don’t these potatoes look like autumn? I have been on a French cuisine kick lately! I’ve been watching cooking videos with Julia Child and Jacques Pepin and imagining have time to throw dinner parties where I could cook whatever they were making. I did make […]

Egg Muffins with Chicken Sausage and Vegetables

Egg Muffins with Chicken Sausage and Vegetables

The semester is almost over, which means it’s crunch time for me to study for my final exams. On top of that, I have already started getting out into the vineyard to prep for my upcoming field season. Seeing as that I am so busy, […]

Sesame Beef and Broccoli “Lo Mein”

Sesame Beef and Broccoli “Lo Mein”

Counting down the days to spring break! I still need to get some work done next week, but perhaps there will be less scheduling. Plus I’m gearing up to go out to the vineyard to do some initial prep for my second field season. I […]

Frittata with Sausage, Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

Frittata with Sausage, Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

On a morning when I was not only craving hash browns and really wanted something other than my usual over-easy eggs and fruit, I whipped up something that not only turned out to be a kick-a** after-workout breakfast but also an amazing lunch.  I had […]

Apple-Dill Coleslaw

Apple-Dill Coleslaw

I hope the New Year is going well for you so far. I have a few days left in Indiana, then I head back to Texas to begin my Ph.D. program. Therefore I’m feeling a mixture of anticipation, anxiety, and sadness (could not think of […]

Tarragon and Meyer Lemon Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, and Sweet Onions

Tarragon and Meyer Lemon Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, and Sweet Onions

When I moved to Texas, my dad went along with me and helped me with all my unpacking. Through the chaos of boxes and trying to get my new apartment in order, I decided we needed at least one balanced meal. While we were on […]

Julia Child’s Poulet Poele a l’Estragon (Casserole-Roasted Chicken with Tarragon)

Julia Child’s Poulet Poele a l’Estragon (Casserole-Roasted Chicken with Tarragon)

  I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since my last blog about this topic, but it’s time again to honor the birthday of on of my chef heroes, Julia Child. Her birthday is August 15th, and just as last year I decided to […]

Stuffed Pattypan Squash and Bell Peppers

Stuffed Pattypan Squash and Bell Peppers

It’s week 3 of the foodbuzz.com daily special posting challenge, and the special I have chosen is a kitchen gadget that I don’t have but have been lusting after for some time. It’s a mandoline, which is a really great tool for cutting food into […]