Party Food

rainy day chili

Winter has been overstaying its welcome. And I’m tired of it. With a string of day upon day of gray and rainy, I have had it. I wanted a piping hot bowl of comfort. But not if I have to work for it. Cause you know… I’m lazy. And somewhere in the midst of that […]

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This is one of those moments when I feel compelled to make apologies about being a slacker and all around delinquent when it comes to blogging, but I promised myself I wouldn’t say something like “Sorry I haven’t posted in a while”. So I’m not going to say that even if I am a bum […]

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simple. easy. delicious.

It doesn’t get much easier than this: marinated feta. I first saw marinated feta on my friend Kristen’s blog Passion 4 Eating back in January, and now I am hooked. I eat it in sandwiches, crumbled onto pasta, atop burgers, with hunks of baguette, and sometimes just straight from the jar.

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homemade hummus

[I don’t want to read all this mumbo jumbo, take me to the recipe] Can you believe it is almost August? Eep. Where has the summer gone? Even without all the E’s, the last few months have been pretty busy around here. At least it feels like it has been really busy, but I can’t […]

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bourbon glazed wings

It’s that time of year again. You know, when even those who don’t follow football perk up at the mention of a Super Bowl Party. All of a sudden everyone’s got a favorite team. Or not. Football is just the excuse. The party is really about friends and the food. Actually, that’s really what life […]

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Pickled grapes with cinnamon and black pepper

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I have never been a pickle lover. That is to say, I like pickles but I have never loved them. When a dill spear comes along side a sandwich at a deli, I often leave it untouched. But sometimes I do like a pickle or two on my hamburger. Given my lukewarm feelings about pickles, […]

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melon and prosciutto

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The other day it was so hot that I did not want anything warm to eat so I sent out a tweet “What is your favorite heat-wave meal?”  I got a few responses, but the one that stood out was from Scott aka Seattle Food Geek: “My fave is a platter of mozzarella, tomato, basil, […]

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