Creamy Garlic White Pizza with Sautéed Leeks and Toasted Pine Nuts

I always hate when bloggers tell you their life story first before giving you the details of the recipe that you’re really here for, so here ya go… If you’re curious as to how I came up with this recipe, feel free to skip ahead:)  Dough: 2 1/2 cups of flour (I combined 1 1/4 […]

Provolone Lettuce Tomato Sandwiches (PLTs)

A married couple (Cody and Lalita) from our church invited John and me to their house for lunch.  I let them know ahead of time we are vegetarians. Knowing that not everyone is used to cooking vegetarian-friendly food, I offered to bring something to help for lunch.  Her reply? “We got it covered.” I was […]

Best Vegetarian Burgers in Orlando

I wanted to take a short break from the video game/comic book heavy posts of late and share my recent adventures as a vegetarian.  I am currently on a mission to find the best veggie burger in Orlando.  This is a tough challenge.  I’ve noticed more restaurants making an effort to include vegetarian options (usually […]

Kale and Maple Roasted Brussel Sprouts Salad

This salad was a happy accident.  I threw it together mostly with ingredients I already had on hand, though I did buy Brussel sprouts, fresh thyme and shallots for the dressing.  I really loved how the flavors of the smokey goat cheese and coconut bacon balanced with the earthiness of the thyme and light sweetness of […]

Lessons From Thomas (not Tim) Keller

On our recent honeymoon, my husband John and I vacationed in beautiful Napa, California.  Wine country in the fall is absolutely gorgeous, with golden seas of vineyards at every turn.  All week long, we enjoyed the beautiful scenery, good wine and delicious food. Thanks to our good friends Mitch and Jayci, on our last evening […]

My Crooked Spoon review

Since posting the below picture on Instagram last week, several people have independently texted me to ask me what I thought about The Crooked Spoon, a recent addition to  Clermont’s culinary scene.  I figure I’d save you all the trouble and post my thoughts on the new restaurant. I had eagerly anticipated the opening this […]