Spätzle with Beer-Cheese Sauce and Sauteed Onions

This is for my darling Aunt Rhoda. Hope you enjoy the recipe! Spätzle, [sh-pay-tzel] is a dish that was introduced to me when I was four or five years old from my German AuPair Tanja when she was living with us. Essentially, spätzle is a soft dough pasta, similar to the Italian gnocchi but made from…

French Onion Soup Portobello Burger

So I know what you’re thinking. Soup-burger? It really makes no sense, but it will. Allow me to explain. I love french onion soup. It’s one of the unhealthiest of all soups, there’s tons of cheese, buttery-sauteed onions and a whole bunch of bouillon. It’s delicious for those reasons. I also love mushrooms. While there’s…

Green Beans with Honey and Sesame Seeds

I love Asian Fusion. I think its because this past year I lived in China Town and my closest grocery stores were all Asian grocery stores. Whether or not that was the case, my roommates and I have found out honey goes well on EVERYTHING, including Asian dishes. We’ve made these beans with a butter-honey…

Citrus Summer Greek Dressing

I saw something like this at a local grocery store in a sampling station. Using my trusted taste buds I tried to recreate it the best I could. Here it is!

Naan and Sundried Tomato Egg Breakfast

I made this as kind of an egg casserole that you can make the night before, stick in the fridge and heat up in the morning. It was a hit this morning so I decided to share! For the egg caserole, you’ll need: 6 eggs 1/2 an onion, minced 3 T tomato paste 5 sundried…

Leek Galette

Adapted from Spoon Fork Bacon For the Dough you’ll need: 2 cups of flour 1/3 cup cream cheese 2/3 cup of butter 2 T milk 2 t baking powder 1 t salt 1 t honey Additional flour for sprinkling For the Filling you’ll need: 1/3 cup of tzatziki 1 egg 2 leeks, chopped 4 strips…

White Wine and Turmeric Mussels

Ohhhh Mussels, so delicious. They’re so easy and fast to make. Did you know? Mussels have more iron than red meat. If you are cutting red meat out of your diet, this is a great option to maintain your iron. Also, at $2 a lb (at least, here in Toronto) they are a relatively inexpensive…

Honey-Hollandaise Sauce

I don’t know about all of you guys… but I sure have an affinity for breakfast foods. I love eggs. I decided recently I would make Hollandaise sauce to go with asparagus and for some eggs Benedict latter on. For THE {Honey-Hollandaise} SAUCE you’ll need: 4 egg yolks 1/3 cup of butter, melted and slightly…

Green Eggs and Ham

Everyone loves Dr. Seuss. Everyone loves green eggs and ham. If you’ve tried them at least. This recipe necessitates pesto. That’s how my eggs are green. It’s a fun surprise for kids, and a good laugh for anyone else. Finally, its delicious. I made this recipe like a breakfast sandwich, but you can make just…