Vermicelli Salads

I love happy accidents, don’t you? My favorite salad is a Vietnamese vermicelli salad. I mean, I LOVE this salad. Generally, I make mine with curry chicken (or tofu), but the other day I was craving pork. Having never made a pork version I wasn’t really sure what to do so I googled, and googled,… Continue reading Vermicelli Salads

Spinach Artichoke Dip

This is easily one of my favorite dips of all time. My friend gave me the recipe a very long time ago, and I have modified it very little from it’s original. Spinach Artichoke Dip 1 can artichokes, chopped 1 pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 8oz cream cheese 1/2 c mayo 1/2 c… Continue reading Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spiralized Cucumber and Carrot Salad

Last month I bought one of those small handjob* spiralizers, but quickly realized I needed to upgrade to the full size bad boy. Last night it arrived. I am learning what works and what doesn’t work with a little help from Inspiralized by Ali Maffucci. I haven’t actually used her recipes yet, but I will soon. This morning I… Continue reading Spiralized Cucumber and Carrot Salad

Sonoran Dog? It’s a thing!

Have you heard of a Sonoran Dog? This is apparently an Arizona thing, specifically Tucson, but you can find them here in Phoenix. Last week we took my parents to a D-Backs spring training game at Salt River Fields. I’m not a huge baseball fan. I find the game boring, but I am a big… Continue reading Sonoran Dog? It’s a thing!