Pickled Purple Cabbage

Do any of you absolutely love to ‘eyeball’ cook? You know, no measuring spoons, no recipes, just throwing ingredients together and using your good old fashioned trust of the old eyeballs? Its the only way I cook most times…my favorite way to cook. Which sounds silly, really, because I share recipes here. But most times, when Im trying to create a recipe, I eyeball it first…and if it turns out worthy to share with all of you…Ill go back and make it again and measure as I go and jot it down for you. True love, no?

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Spicy Pickled Radishes

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So my guess is that we’ve all experienced pickled veggies of some sort, whether from a food truck putting out stellar street food or topped on an entree at an upscale restaurant. I heart pickled ANYTHING. Zingy is just simply the perfect compliment to so many dishes.

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So when I had a fridge full of fresh, gorgeous radishes they were screaming ‘pickle me please!’  And I have eaten an entire jar in one day. Continue reading

Chicken Club Sandwiches with Simple Garlic Aioli

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Well, it was bound to happen.  I can’t believe this is the first time in 3+ years that something with regard to my camera has gone missing.  In an effort to wear my noble parent hat  I agreed to let my daughter play “photographer” and carry around the camera bag last night while I was making dinner.  I should’ve grabbed the bag from her the minute I saw it in her hand but with grandma and grandpa over, starving, wining toddlers and dinner still in 50 million pieces I decided to ignore it and allow her to play with it. Continue reading