Category Condiments

Italian White Bean Hummus

Sometimes on my husband’s day “off” from the restaurant, we go out to eat together. Now, Waco isn’t known for its plethora of dining options, at least not for a vegetable-eating, bread-avoiding type like me, so there aren’t that many places to choose from. Still, it takes us ages to decide where to go. I […]

Olive Tapenade

We all have one: that food we just don’t like. Something we simply can’t tolerate — an ingredient that can make a whole pot of soup inedible, a whole pizza flavored with that certain undesirable something. I’ve noticed that while many people are honest about things like just not liking onions, or hating the texture […]

Chipotle-Lime Hummus with Sour Cream (GF)

I love snacks so. much. Sometimes, if I’m out of “real food,” or Shorty wants to eat barbecue or fried chicken and I don’t, I’ll just say, “That’s okay, I can just have a snack dinner,” secretly elated. If I don’t have much in the way of lunch entrees, or we ate all the leftovers […]

Greenest Tahini Sauce from Bon Appetit (Vegan, GF)

I’ve been following the Bon Appetit Food Lover’s Cleanse this year, and while all the recipes I’ve tested so far have been delicious, I don’t think I’ll ever be a person who follows an exact eating plan. As a fellow cook and I were discussing yesterday, taking away my freedom to improvise in cooking is […]

Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Relish (Vegan, GF)

In 2013, I completed my MA, moved across the country to Waco, TX, married my best friend, bought a house with my husband, and adopted a puppy. I’ve been busy. Not to mention all the smaller things, like the women’s writing group I joined (hey ladies!), the Italian sausage and hamburger pizza topping recipes I […]