Category: Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Herbed Focaccia

As you learned from this post, I like to try my hand at baking. I know it has been a while since I posted about it but both my boyfriend and I were doing weight loss challenges and well bread doesn’t help you to win. Anyway, we are both still working to keep the weight

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Foodie Friday: Dill-Chive Butter

I have not done much cooking with fresh dill but the little bit I have done has been quite flavorful (it was called for to garnish a fish dish). In the last TexSelect Farms Grab Box there was fresh dill. To be a bit different I decided to mix the dill with chives in butter

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Foodie Friday: Corn Salad with Marjoram Dressing

One of the things out of my TexSelect Farm Grab Box was fresh marjoram. I had no idea what to do with fresh marjoram so of course I went to my handy cookbook and found a variation of the recipe below. This salad is nice and light and perfect for two people for an easy

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Foodie Friday: Pistachio Gremolata with Seared Salmon

I made this recipe a few weeks ago when my boyfriends parents were in town. I found it in a cookbook for cooking with fresh herbs. This recipe came out perfectly. It was fresh, lite, and a great start to spring. This recipe is fairly each but making the gremolata is a little time consuming

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Foodie Friday: Tex Select Farms: March Grab Box

If you live in the Fort Worth Area and love fresh green you need to check out TexSelect Farms. They are at the Clearfork farmers market most Saturdays. Grab boxes are $20 and well worth the money. Most of the time they last my boyfriend and me two weeks. I have used these greens and

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Foodie Friday: Raspberry-Lime Yogurt Dip

I know, it has been awhile since I posted a recipe but life gets in the way. Anyway I have done a ton of cooking recently and I have a few fantastic recipes to post. The first of which is perfect for spring. My boyfriend’s parents were in town last weekend and we decided that

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Foodie Friday: Valentine’s Day Treats

I know this is a little late but these recipes can be enjoyed at any time, not just on Valentines. Valentine’s Day is an interesting holiday; some people love it, some hate it, and many are indifferent. I like it and decided to make a couple of treats to celebrate the day: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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Foodie Friday: Easy Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I’m a bit of a carnivore but meat can be expensive and sometimes I honestly don’t feel like waiting for it to defrost or to marinate. Also, sometimes I enjoy eating vegetarian. But I still need protein. One of my go to protiens, besides eggs or beans or nuts, is giant portobello mushrooms. I have

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Foodie Friday: Italy Inspired – Risotto

Italy Inspired

I love risotto but it is always expensive at restaurants. Some of the best risotto that I have ever had was in Sienna, Italy. On the outdoor patio I had Gorgonzola risotto with pears and a balsamic sauce. Glorious. My attempted recreation of it was not to my liking but my parents loved it. Anyway

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