Posts tagged ‘onions’

July 15th, 2014

Simple Balsamic Peach Summer Salad

by Chrissy

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Hi friends… WE ARE  BACK! 

Over the past couple of months and weeks, Lauren and I have each had huge job transitions and busy schedules. Then came our two week Italian Vacation!

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We celebrated the marriage of Marianne & Gio, with many friends, halfway around the world and it was amazing! Let me tell you, those Italians know how to throw  a wedding party. 5 course dinner with a ridiculously huge buffet of appetizers beforehand, complete with a prosciutto tree … Read more...

October 24th, 2012

Caramelized Onion, Prosciutto & Gorgonzola Omelet

by Chrissy

Omelets are pretty cool. Sometimes I try to trick myself into thinking that an egg scramble is just as good, but who would I be fooling.

Omelets are just so much fancier than a disheveled egg scramble. Think about it…a classy omelet on a pristine white place with a few drizzles of hot sauce, versus a caveman hash-like pile of eggs and everything else in the fridge thrown together.

Don’t get me wrong, they are both the tastiest things ever, … Read more...

April 7th, 2011

Spinach & Mushroom (w/ Asparagus) Quiche and the Quick Cuisinart Crust

by Chrissy

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At the Morris household, quiches are the go-to holiday, brunch, and random family gathering weekend meal. Quiches are never purchased, but always built from the bottom up (crust and all). Needless to say, my mom can practically make these in her sleep. She probably does, come to think of it. Normally we do a Quiche Lorraine–which is the classic bacon, onion and swiss cheese combination–in addition to a vegetable quiche. The vegetable quiche combinations usually consist of the Read more...

April 5th, 2011

Turnip & Potato Hash Browns

by Chrissy

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Turnips–definitely not a vegetable I grew up munching on. They are never featured on veggie platters, and definitely do not have shelf space at my local Trader Joe’s. I would be so curious to know if anybody ate turnips, on the regular!?

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When Jacque brought me a bag full of fresh dill from her garden, she also threw in some turnips. Since then, they had been sitting in the fridge, just staring at Lauren and I. We didn’t … Read more...

February 28th, 2011

Tofu & Asparagus Quinoa Salad

by Chrissy

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Ingredient Challenge Monday: Tofu

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Many people forget what a great substitute tofu is for meat. Sometimes it’s just nice to venture out and use something other than chicken, beef or pork in stir fry or salads or side-dishes. There are many different types of tofu at the store, so it can be somewhat intimidating, especially if you aren’t sure what the difference is between firm or soft, water-packed or vacuum-packed. I still have trouble in deciding what consistency will … Read more...