Corn Salad

Leftovers are the bane of home cooks everywhere. In a sense they imply that you failed in some way. You either cooked too much or folks didn’t like what you made. This is not always the case. Perhaps a dinner guest failed to show. Perhaps a recipe made more than you thought it would. Perhaps […]

Bulk Baking: Zucchini Bread

Ah, zucchini. The vegetable you love to hate, or hate to love. Which is it? They are such prolific little buggers. I know, my dad grows them every summer. Correction: My dad grows too many of them every summer. Thankfully, my mom has been picking them while they are small-er, instead of the gargantuan things […]

The Basics to Making a Great Salad

Ever since I can remember, I’ve always loved salads. I don’t mean like. I mean love, as in looooooooove. Yeah, my husband thinks its kinda weird. As did my college roommate. But, most days I would rather have a salad than anything else. It feels healthy even when I glob on tons of ranch dressing […]

Preparing Artichokes

Preparing artichokes can be an intimidating task, but it doesn’t have to be. Once you know a few simple techniques, you’ll be enjoying these green orbs in no time! Artichokes are definitely an interesting┬ávegetable. Technically, they are the large bulb of a thistle plant. They tend to intimidate people. They’re green and prickly and altogether […]