Tag: goat cheese

Almond crusted baked goat cheese medallions


My elementary school soul mate got married few weeks ago. The kind of soul mate that pretends to taste the broccoli you’re eating just by holding your hand. You know, the kind that will spend all recess walking in circles with you around the roots of the giant oak tree in the school yard secretly passing [continue reading...]

Cherry Garcia salad & a blogiversary GIVEAWAY! [Giveaway Closed]


One of the coolest people I know turned another year older last week. From the looks of it though, you’d never be able to tell my mama was aging. If we were sitting around a fire pit roasting marshmallows, all the smoke would go toward her since, as my family says, smoke follows beauty. Unless, [continue reading...]

Mint pickled strawberries


Hold on to your seat, I’m about to tell you something wild. I pickled strawberries. That’s right, I took sweet juicy organic strawberries and canned them in sour red wine vinegar with a few sprigs of mint. And they turned out edible. In fact, they were more than just tolerable, the pickling enhanced the strawberry and [continue reading...]

Artichoke, arugula, and pine nut grilled cheese


Back in my college days, I cooked all my meat on a tiny George Foreman. Within seconds of being plugged in, it heats up and is ready to go; WAY easier than preheating the oven and pulling out pots and pans. My expectations for flavor and texture clearly weren’t super high. Oh and did I mention [continue reading...]

Salami, eggplant, tomato, and goat cheese sandwich


While a third and final qualifying paper tops my to-do list, I spend my time drooling over pictures of food, whipping up dishes of my own, eating myself out of house and home, and writing about all of it. It’s not that I’m avoiding work, but every time I sit down to read or write [continue reading...]