Pear and Pecan Salad

Last weekend, our good friends, Katie and Steve, visited from Philadelphia. For dinner, I made Pasta Bolognese and this Pear and Pecan Salad.  When Katie eyed the salad she hesitated. I later found out she is not much of a nut or spinach fan. But to her surprise and my relief, she loved the salad! … Continue reading

Farm Fresh… Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad!

Tal and I recently were in Israel. We had a wonderful time with family and friends and, as always, ate lots of yummy foods. On our last night there, we ate dinner at a friend’s house. She made delicious quiches and an incredible pasta salad. I used it as inspiration for this Spring Vegetable Pasta … Continue reading

Freshly Baked… Whole Wheat Pizza!

Finally, after a few failed attempts at making whole-wheat dough, I have achieved success. My mom’s good friend mentioned that she makes the best whole-wheat pizza dough, to which I immediately told her I was going out to buy the ingredients so we can make it together at that very moment. I needed to learn … Continue reading

Breakfast of Champions…Spinach-Egg Toast!

Whenever we go out for brunch, Tal’s favorite meals are spinach or salmon eggs Benedict. If I decide on the same dish, I typically order it without the hollandaise sauce-it is just too heavy for my taste. We have yet to find someplace for brunch in Lubbock, so I decided to bring the brunch to … Continue reading