These burritos are like the pinnacle of food for Joe and me. They’re stuffed with everything imaginable – shredded chicken, couscous or rice, black beans, corn, Mexican blend cheese, salsa, Greek yogurt or sour cream, and feta cheese. Sure, fancier food is nice, but these burritos are something we could eat day in and day out, all the time. We love them. They’re the pinnacle of food for us because they’re like the burritos we get at a local restaurant called Neato Burrito. I’ve written about Neato Burrito before as we’ve tried on several occasions to recreate their yumminess at home (partly … Read more
Joe and I have started a new adventure, inspired by our friend, Joanne. Joanne, who normally cooks very little, has made it her mission to cook a new recipe every week. In order to accomplish her goal, she has borrowed an assortment of cookbooks from friends and family. She marked the recipes she liked, and she’s working through the marked pages one week at a time. We were inspired. We’ve decided to do the same. This was our first experiment. It was delicious. Adapted from a Pampered Chef recipe A Final Note (or two) I think this would be … Read more
Our asparagus is starting to emerge from the ground!
Asparagus is labor-intensive to get started, but once it’s established, it is low maintenance and prolific. If you have a nice, sunny spot in your yard (and you adore asparagus like I do), you should look into growing it.
As with most foods, fresh asparagus from your own garden is worlds different from what you buy in the store from half a world away.roasted asparagus
I love to roast asparagus and use it in this gorgeous salad.
Spring is asparagus season. The asparagus patch that I helped my dad to plant is just beginning to produce the tasty spears, and they are starting to show up in farmer’s markets in my area. I love to roast asparagus and use it in this gorgeous salad. Print Recipe Asparagus Mimosa Salad Servings Ingredients 1 lb asparagus woody ends trimmed off2 large egg hard-boiled2 cups couscous optional2 tbsp lemon juice2 tbsp white wine vinegar2 tbsp olive oil2 tsp Dijon mustard1 tsp sugar1 garlic clove pressed1/4 tsp salt Servings Ingredients 1 lb asparagus woody ends trimmed off2 large egg hard-boiled2 … Read more