Month: February 2017

Portuguese Style Tuna Salad

Ingredients: 1 15-oz can chickpeas, drained 1 1/2 lb potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces (I used Yukon Gold) 4 hard-boiled eggs, quartered 1/2 red onion, diced 1/3 cup Kalamata olives in oil, drained 12 oz good quality canned tuna (drained if in water–see thoughts) 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil […]

Vaguely Mediterranean Shrimp Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 2 lb freshly steamed, peeled shrimp, halved 1 carrot, diced 1/4 cup halved Kalamata olives 1 seedless cucumber, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 1/4 cup diced red onion 1/4 cup crumbled feta 10 oz cooked, small pasta for the dressing: 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar salt […]

Spicy Old Bay “Popcorn” Cauliflower

Ingredients: 1 small to medium head cauliflower, cut into small florets 1 cup panko 3-4 tablespoons Old Bay sea salt freshly ground black pepper 2 eggs 2-3 tablespoons hot sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Beat the eggs together with the hot […]

Guava Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 oz (brick) cream cheese, at room temperature 4 ounces butter, at room temperature 2/3 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 10 oz guava paste (goiabada) 1/4 cup water Ingredients: Preheat oven to 350. Line 2 […]

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni & Cheese

Ingredients: 2 cups whole milk, at room temperature 2 cup shredded Buffalo wing flavored cheddar* 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons superfine flour 1/3 cup bread crumbs 5 oz crumbled blue cheese 12 oz small pasta like macaroni or cavatappi, cooked 8 oz sliced, cooked chicken breast Buffalo wing sauce Directions: […]