Balsamic Basil Blackberry Pizza

You've heard of fruit pizzas right? They're shaped liked pizzas, but that's really where the similarities end. To the best of my knowledge, fruit pizzas are essentially entirely sweet, with a base more like cookie dough, topped with fruits and sugar. You eat them for dessert, not dinner. That is not what we're doing here tonight.... Continue Reading →

Basil Guacamole

In our relationship, Selim is definitely the one with the imagination. When you tell me we're having guacamole, I think - avocados, lime, cilantro, onion, salt... Why would you do anything else, when the original is so delicious? Luckily, I have him to push me outside of my box every now and then. Just because... Continue Reading →

“Chicken Lo Mein” Zoodles

Every time the new year rolls around, it seems like everyone makes a resolution involving weight loss, healthy eating, or general fitness. We've been eating zoodles for awhile now (see here, here, here, & here), but I think they're a great way to simultaneously cut calories and add more healthy vegetables to your dinners! This... Continue Reading →

Garlic & Truffle Pimento Cheese

South Carolina is known for many dishes in the world of all things culinary. Favorites include low country boils, boiled peanuts, shrimp & grits, sweet tea, cornbread, and of course... pimento cheese!  South Carolinians seem use a fair amount of mayonnaise in their pimento cheese, but instead of Duke's or Kraft's mayo we made garlic truffle aioli.... Continue Reading →

Chicken & Couscous Stuffed Peppers

So what do you think of when you hear "stuffed peppers"? Chances are, you're imagining something with bold Tex-Mex flavors, I am right? I picture a big old red pepper, filled with beef, beans, onions, and spices in a red sauce, smothered with cheese on top. The cheesy, spicy goodness gets you every time! So hate... Continue Reading →

French Onion Chicken Zoodles

I've had this idea of French Onion soup combined with zoodles for awhile. I'd seen similar ideas on other blogs in the past, but have never tried it myself. The ones I drew from the most were this one from Climbing Grier Mountain and this one from Mother Thyme. True to form, I tried to keep... Continue Reading →

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