Vegan Hatch Chile Cheese

Vegan Hatch Chile Cheese

Sponsored by The Hatch Chile Store

I love hatch chile peppers and enjoy cooking with them so when The hatch chile store asked me to come up with a recipe I was really excited. I have several recipes that I will be posting in the upcoming weeks. I had to share this cheese first. It turned out fantastic and it couldn’t be easier to make. The best part is that it melts! I can not wait to use it on my Black Bean Raspberry Chipotle Dip. I think that it will be a perfect pairing. This cheese is very similar to pepper jack only it is so much better because hatch chile am I right?! Continue reading →

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Crispy Polenta Bites + Polenta in the Instant Pot

Crispy Baked Polenta Bites
Polenta takes 5 minutes in the instant pot – five! With no stirring – that’s right no standing over a pot at the stove. This is NOT the way I was raised making polenta. I remember standing at the stove stirring the big pot of polenta with my great-grandmother. With it popping and hot splatters on my skin. Continue reading →

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Sorrel Hummus + Chickpeas in a Pressure Cooker

Sorrel Hummus
I am always trying new recipes. My husband likes to joke that I never make anything twice. I do repeat a lot of my recipes but I also don’t want to be bored in the kitchen or have us bored eating the same item over and over. Continue reading →

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Black Bean Raspberry Chipotle Dip

Black Bean Raspberry Chipotle Dip inspired by So Long Saloon

When we moved to the little apple a few years ago I kept hearing about an appetizer at two local restaurants. The two restaurants share a kitchen but share very few menu items other than this dip. One is a burger joint while the other is a Mexican restaurant. I am sure you can guess my favorite of the two, we enjoy both but I do have a clear favorite: Taco Lucha. Continue reading →

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A Bright Winter Appetizer

Burrata with Blood Orange
I have been a HUGE fan of Yotam Ottolenghi since I first picked up his book Plenty. I have a shelf solely for Ottolenghi books in my bookcase, the books themselves are works of art. If you have never had the pleasure of looking through his books – Stop reading this and go to the library or bookstore and read one. Continue reading →

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