Tomato Basil Bread

This recipe is delicious. As with all copycat recipes, it’s not perfect, but it’s pretty close. I think that it would be interesting to try to use real tomatoes instead of tomato paste (all I seem to ever have is tomato paste) and see if it gets closer. Until then, this bread is will definitely satisfy your cravings for Panera or Paradise Bakery.

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Apple Onion Puff

I wanted these to be a more savory than sweet so they would be a nice little appetizer instead of dessert. I used onion, cheddar cheese, and apple on top of a square of puff pastry.

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Cauliflower with Tahini

This recipe only requires 4 ingredients. One of which is tahini. Tahini is sesame seed paste. It’s quite tasty and is a key ingredient in hummus.

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Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins

This week has been rough. I got summoned for jury duty and then selected, I had a midterm exam for one of my classes, I got behind on blogging, and I had a few things happen in my personal life that added some stress. Sometimes life is rough. But on this Saturday morning, I’m feeling better.

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Honey Wheat Pretzels and Beer Cheese Dip

Wow, things have been busy here.  I’ve been working full time, I had two tests since I last posted, and I visited my sister in Atlanta.  Whew.  Luckily, it’s the weekend and I’ve FINALLY had time to make something worthy of posting.  Pretzels!  Since I’ve been so bad about posting, I also included a recipe for beer cheese dip to use with these delicious honey wheat bagels.

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Georgian Khachapuri (Cheese Muffins)

I’ve been having a bad cooking streak. I forgot sugar in my past 2 recipes! I was feeling down, and I didn’t really want to cook again. I knew that if I didn’t make something I loved that I’d be feeling rejected all week. So when I was thinking of something new to make, I went for an old favorite. This recipe is delicious and so comforting.

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Cheese Fondue

 I immediately started imagining all the tasty things I would make to go with pretzels, and that really only included on thing.  Cheese fondue.

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Guacamole

One night, I was talking on the phone with my sister and I was describing the best guacamole I had made to date.  It was awesome and I was talking on the phone with my sister (who is super awesome).  My night was going well.  As I was describing to her how incredible it tasted, she asked, “Did you add cream cheese to it?”

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