Posts tagged ‘olive oil’

October 8th, 2012

Sweet Potato Gnocchi & Roasted Butternut Squash

by Chrissy


News flash: I actually felt a little chilly sleeping with the fan next to my face, last night. It looks like San Diego might just be giving into the arrival of Fall. Although it was still perfect beach weather, I thought I’d steal this opportunity to make a lovely Autumn dish.

My brother, Mike, was staying with me for the weekend so it was the perfect time to go all Fall “gourmet”. Him and I have the same love … Read more...

July 11th, 2011

Herbed Baby Eggplant and Vine-ripened Tomatoes

by Chrissy

When life hands you baby eggplants (and it did), sauté it up, add some herbs [de provence], melted Munster cheese and serve along-side a juicy vine-ripened tomato, dusted with salt and pepper.


Sounds difficult…right?


Wrong. Easiest vegetarian dish, ever.


Whoa…fine, you wanted it vegan, too? Ok, omit the cheese, please!

But if you go that route, I’ll have your share of cheese, because it is so yum-erific atop this herbed eggplant.

Such

April 29th, 2011

Lemon-Lime Cilantro Hummus

by Chrissy

I eat a lot of carrots and celery. Some would even go so far as to say that my skin coloring slightly resembles that of a carrot. I mean, I think that is just ridiculous, but then again, I do consume a lot of carotene and vitamin A via nibbling on carrots throughout the work day. Wow, what a rhyme I just threw down.


All jokes aside, I suppose it may not be that ridiculous of a claim, after … Read more...

April 12th, 2011

Rosemary Turnip and Candy-Striped Beet Chips

by Chrissy

Even after we made those tasty Turnip and Potato Hash Browns to use up some Turnips, there were still many left to use! This weekend Lauren went home and I went up to Ventura, to stay with my awesome sister & brother-in-law duo, Jen and Josh.  They are the most hospitable and fun couple on this planet. We cooked some super gourmet meals and desserts—to be shared at a later time, so stay tuned. While Jen … Read more...