Pumpkin Thyme Infused Mac and Cheese

‘Tis the season for pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins.  Last weekend my friends and I had an impromptu dinner party inspired by this infamous little Cucurbitaceae (for all you non-botanists, that’s the scientific classification for pumpkins, gourds and melons).  Among the dishes served … Continue reading

Mexican-Inspired Quinoa with Grilled Shrimp and Lemon Vinaigrette

Fellow foodies, I apologize for my recent lack of blog posts.  As always, life tends to get in the way of all the enjoyable things, like cooking and eating great food.  So after a few weeks of consuming my stand-by … Continue reading

Garbanzos con Espinacas

My favorites kinds of meals are those simple, rustic, peasant-era dishes that may not contain the fanciest ingredients or appear particularly gourmet, but are passed down through generations with a love and pride for culture and tradition.  Although this is not … Continue reading