Monday, August 15, 2011

Some weekly inspiration!

I spent much of my lazy afternoon yesterday hopping from recipe to recipe on the internet, a long forgotten love of mine. I found some delicious inspiration and thought you'd all love to see what treats I found.

The first was 15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta found on Oh She Glows Doesn't it look delicious??? (P.S. I don't know the internet rules on posting other peoples pictures on your site, so I just decided to link you instead. Can anyone enlighten me?)

The second was Heirloom tomato and avocado salad with crispy wontons and spicy cilantro dressing found at Food & Style and guess who just so happened to pick up fresh cilantro AND heirloom tomato's at the Framers Market this past Saturday!

I also came across an AMAZING recipe in House and Home magazine this month for Sesame-Crusted Salmon with Quinoa Salad. I can't find the recipe on the internet yet, but will post it when I make it.

My final inspiration for the week came from the local Farmers Market where I found purple beans and Firecracker Jack's Barbeque sauce. I am thinking I will serve the beans sauteed with some slivered almonds and a bit of lemon juice as for the BBQ tasted GREAT on this...

Enjoy my friends!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Get Stuffed!

A dear friend of mine gave me a giant orange vegetable.

I thought it was a zuchinni but turns out it might have been a squash at any rate my first thought was "What the HECK does one do with a giant orange vegetable?" So I stuffed it. People like it when you stuff things. It also make for an easy dinner and an excuse to blog.

I cooked some onion and garlic added ground beef, basil, parsley, oregano and peppers. Cooled it added feta, stuffed my squash and VIOLA!

Well there you have it my friends, if you ever find yourself with a giant orange vegetable...stuff it :P