Recipes · Sides · Vegan/Vegetarian

Green Bean and Quinoa Salad with Toasted Walnuts

I love a good ol’ fashioned green bean.  Whether steam them or bake them into a casserole, green beans have always been a favorite around my household. I remember my mom would come home from work with boxes of canned corn and you guessed it, green beans.  The rural folk she worked with would sell… Continue reading Green Bean and Quinoa Salad with Toasted Walnuts

Make Ahead · Recipes · Sauces · Vegan/Vegetarian

How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Basil Plant

Folks, you are in for a very special treat today.  You are witnessing a part of Foodie McBooty history — a huge milestone in the cooking life of Foodie McBooty:  I just bought my first basil plant!  Before this, I have never attempted growing an herb garden — in fear of my cat eating more… Continue reading How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Basil Plant