Grilled Peach, Goat Cheese, and Arugula Salad Pizza

To make myself happy, I put out some food and decided I would make a simple dinner for the family that I could use for my guests as well. I had thought about making a basic pizza, as we love pizza and really have not had one in a while, but then I ...more

The Best Way to Cut an Avocado

Do you have an OBSESSION with avocado like I do? Ever since I was pregnant it has definitely been one of my favorite foods! Not only because it's delicious but because of the numerous health benefits it offers. Avocados are rich in vitamin A, B, C, E ...more

What to Do When Herbs Take Over Your Garden

So, I have to tell you all about my new favorite kitchen accessory. It was a gift from my soon-to-be mother-in-law. These Ball jar freezer cubes are ahhh-amazing!!!  ...more

A Child's Look at the White House Kids' State Dinner

Grillin' Out Veggie-Style Black Bean Burger.  "What! You Don't Like Tofu?" Stirfry.  Barack-oli and Mich-room Obama-lette.  These are just three of the 54 recipes that made it into the 2014 Kids' State Dinner at the White House on July ...more

The Secret to Crispy Sweet Potato Fries!

Sometimes I like to mix it up a bit and go for sweet potato fries instead of its less colorful cousin. The problem, though, is that they generally don’t get all that crispy. They just kind of lay there.  ...more

How to Menu Plan With Veggie Boxes

The last few years, I've been subscribing to different veggie boxes or complete weekly menu boxes, to see what works for me. When I lived in my student town, there were different possibilities to subscribe to organic veggie boxes. To me, the biggest disadvantage was that it was a monthly subscription. Where I live now, there's a very similar system, but you can decide each week if you sign in for next week's box. I like that system a lot—but when I got pregnant, I jumped off, too tired to work out weekly menus based on what was in the box. ...more

Pickles 5 Ways

As Alton Brown says, “If you’ll just take a little time to learn a few basic procedures, not only the whole produce section, but the whole world, will be your pickle … and good eats.” It’s true: Quick pickles all sort of follow a pattern. You’ll be pickling pretty much anything you want in no time at all! ...more

Rustic Tomato Zucchini Pie with Cornmeal Crust from Completely Delicious

Here's another perfect Meatless Monday recipe for anyone with a surplus of zucchini—and if you also have fresh garden tomatoes, that will only improve this Rustic Tomato Zucchini Pie with Cornmeal Crust from Completely Delicious. Annalise says the ingredients are flexible; you can use any seasonal veggies for the filling made with vegetables, ricotta, and herbs. And don't worry if your pie-making skills are not that advanced; this recipe has fantastic instructions for making pie crust in the food processor. ...more
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Dark Chocolate Butter Cream Ganache

As it must be obvious now, I am not very keen on making heavy frosting for my cakes. one I normally bake less quantity and second, kids are always hovering around, waiting for me to take it out of the oven and taste. So trying to make elaborate frosting never work out ....more

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bundt Cake

Because of all the craziness of this summer, I didn’t make Alex a birthday cake. ...more

Black Bean and Rice Salad

This post is sponsored by Bush’s Beans. I can’t tell you what a life saver having part of dinner ready before dinner time has been lately. Grain salads, like this Black Bean and Rice Salad, are hearty and healthy and can be made ahead of time to go with pretty much whatever you are serving ....more

Spinach Walnut Power Salad

According to Pinterest, I pinned this salad 47 weeks ago. FORTY-SEVEN. Not only is Pinterest a time suck, it’s also where recipes go to die, lol ....more

Sticky cinnamon buns with Pecan nuts

When you’ve been in a relationship as long as I have (we just recently celebrated 11 years together), you have memories attached to a whole host of different things. Music, scent, places and most importantly food, in my case. I have memories of C and I eating dodgy street food in the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia as well as pigging out on the biggest burger ever at Planet Hollywood in Kuala Lumpur ....more

Popcorn Recipes: Circus Animal Cookies

Circus Animal Cookie Popcorn! ...more

Pesto Goat Cheese

We had an engagement party recently for my son and his fiancé – they’ve been dating about 5 years, and we couldn’t be happier about the upcoming wedding!(...)Read the rest of Pesto Goat Cheese (242 words) © Michele for Cooking With Michele®, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to Post tags: basil, cheese, goat cheese, pesto Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh The post Pesto Goat Cheese appeared first on Cooking With Michele® ....more

Bacon Habanero Mojitos

Spice up your cocktail with bacon and habaneros for these unique Bacon Habanero Mojitos. Bacon is such a fun addition to just about anything. ...more

Spiralized Leftovers: What Now?

The first time you spiralize, you find out that whenever you do spiralize, you’ll have a leftover “core” that looks pretty funny. It’s a bummer that you can’t spiralize the entire vegetable, but, these leftovers shouldn’t be thrown out. After polling the Inspiralized community, Facebook, and Instagram, I’ve made a big list of “things to do” with the leftover spiralized cores ....more

Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup

Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup is packed full of the flavors of cumin, turmeric, coriander, paprika and cinnamon that complements the red lentils and carrots and creates a creamy, filling soup....more