Recipes

Fattoush Salad

This is my latest obsession. Great salads. Not just great salads, but salads with great dressings. This one has a dressing you will never forget tasting! Go try this one today. 8 leaves Romaine lettuce (torn) 1 cucumber (peeled, seeded, sliced) 1/2 c. sliced red onion 2 T. EVOO 2 T. fresh lemon juice 1 t. fresh mint 1 t. [...]

Mashed Cauliflower

As I'm on a new eating trajectory, I've been trying out some of the recipes that my weight loss center has suggested for me. In their blog last week, they included a recipe for mashed cauliflower, and since one of the things I've been missing the most is mashed potatoes, I decided to try this recipe. I have a Vitamix. [...]

Mexican Party Dip

This is a recipe my mother cut out of Good Housekeeping magazine when she was something like 25 years old. It’s been a staple in my house at every party I can remember and is probably the absolute tastiest thing you could put on the table. I highly recommend sampling this one. I use mild jalapenos when I make this for large [...]

Vereniki

I come from an area of Montana with heavy German influences. While I’m not German myself, the school I went to held a German festival every year called Schmeckfest which means Tasting Festival. The highlight of Schmeckfest was the homemade vereniki. Essentially, if you like perogi, you’ll like vereniki. This particular recipe is from my friend and librarian, Bonnie Unrau. [...]

Chicken Tawook

Likely, most of us have heard of Chicken Tikka Masala—a hearty Indian dish with tomato sauce. Well, I was introduced to its Lebanese equivalent a few years ago, and I’ve never looked back. The Chicken Tawook I had quite literally drove me to find this recipe and now, whenever I have a chance, I make it. I tend to make [...]

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