Jalapeño Corn Soup

This is not my recipe, but another great soup from Food 52. I swapped the butter and heavy cream for olive oil and half & half. My substitutions are in the recipe below. It is very easy and uses simple, fresh ingredients – just corn, jalapeño, onion, garlic and stock . It’s worth the simmer for 45…

Sweet Potato & Salmon Cakes

I’ve had a few recipes pulled for a long time to experiment and make these crispy cakes. This was inspired by taking some ingredients from a couple of recipes. Food 52’s recipe served a chipotle mayo. One Lovely Life incorporated chipotle in her mix. This is my riff. Can you tell I like the chipotle?…

Jackfruit Nachos

I receive lots of questions on healthy options around any food-centered holiday or events. Since it is Super Bowl Sunday, I wanted to turn a classic snack sideways and have been wanting to experiment with jackfruit. Jackfruit has been around for a while and is in the tree fruit category with figs, mulberries, and bread…

Salted Petite Potatoes

I keep seeing posts and recipes for these yummy potatoes and have been wanting to try them. I had some this past week and decided it’s time to make some and come up with a few dipping sauces. So easy and delicious. A crowd pleaser to put out for guests as an appetizer. They make…

Cauliflower Fritters

I love using vegetables for quick fritters. This recipe will work well with zucchini, or broccoli. I had to search my recipe binders to find a recipe I used years ago. I couldn’t find it but remembered the ingredients. Mostly because there are only a few, and that always makes for a good quick go…

Homemade Ricotta

You may never buy ricotta again after you make this recipe. This was so easy, I don’t know why I’ve waited so long to make fresh ricotta at home. Of course I looked at several recipes and knew there was a basic formula. I went with my go to favorite Ina Garten and Presto! The…