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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Spicy Mango Lime Salsa with Asian Pear

Mmm, mmm, mmmm. The combination of fresh mango, lime, and cilantro just screams summer. Food like this makes me want to kick off my shoes and go run through the sprinkler a few times....

Fennel & Jicama Slaw

Summer's coming. This means a lot of things for The Mouse House, not the least of which is a lot more barbecue. Now, I like my barbecue more on the melt-your-face-off-hot side of things....

Cheese Tasting, Part 2: Goat Cheese

Mmmmm, cheese. It has to be one of my favorite topics�and things to eat. Last time we did a cheese tasting, we were nibbling on blues. This time, it's goat cheese. And let me...

Classic Cucumber Salad

I remember versions of this from summer picnics when I was a little mouse. It's one of the first things I love to make when the winter weather starts to break. This salad is a...

Buttermilk Cornbread

Sometimes I bake things, then need to immediately give them away so I don't gobble down the whole pan. You know how that goes? This cornbread is like that. It's sweet, light, and soft�with...

Fresh Herb Egg White Omelet with Black Olives & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

So recently, I found myself with a bunch of spare egg whites. (Stay tuned to find out what happened to the yolks sometime later this week...) I was starving when this happened. I whipped...

Fiery Chili Lime Rice

I've said it before: I love hot food. This rice is a fabulously spicy side that's packed with flavor. Turn it into a more substantial meal by tossing in some sauteed shrimp or leftover...

Open-Faced Avocado Sandwich

If butter were a vegetable, it'd be an avocado. (It's no wonder I love these little green guys so much.) This sandwich is one of my guilty pleasures. It's a great, no-hassle lunch or...

Eggplant Fries

Be still my heart. Those aren't french fries. They're eggplant fries! As in, eggplant in french-fry form. Are they healthier for you? Probably not. Do they make up for it by being super delicious?...

Mashed Parsnip & Potato Pancakes

What's the thing I like best about making my mashed parsnips and potatoes? Transforming the leftovers into light and fluffy mashed potato pancakes. They're crisp on the outside, and creamy on the inside. Serve them...