Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mixed Greens with Caramelized Onion Vinaigrette

Mixed Greens with Caramelized Onion Vinaigrette

The time has arrived. We had our first salad with fresh greens from our very own garden! My beloved spring is finally here and that means delicious salads until it gets too hot that everything wilts or we eat it all first. This makes suffering through this past winter, Polar Vortex and all, completely worth it! Continue reading

Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies

So if I put a vegetable in a cookie does it make it healthy?!? In this case, I must confess no. This is not a healthy cookie. It still contains a good amount of butter and sugar. AHH, but the sweet potato does add a smidge of nutrition, beta carotene, fiber, vitamins A and C. All right, it doesn’t add much of this to the cookie, but boy oh boy does it make a super yummy treat! Continue reading

Grilled Cheese with White Asparagus

Grilled Chese with White Asparagus
You might think I have lost my mind, but really I haven’t. Well at least not when it comes to this sandwich! You see, there is a story behind this sandwich. It goes back to when I was a college exchange student in Austria. Actually, it may even go back to when I was an exchange student my senior year of high school in Germany. Continue reading