Salads and Side Dishes

Spring Beet Salad

Although it may not feel like it in New England, spring is on the way! I promise! We will do our best to pack the sunshine with us and bring it up the coast on our drive. I wanted to make a salad for Passover because all of the traditional vegetable dishes are┬áso heavy, especially… Continue reading Spring Beet Salad

Salads and Side Dishes

Mexican Squash and Avocado Salad

Squash is without a doubt one of my favorite foods in the fall. One walk through the grocery store and you'll see such a fun mix of colors, textures, and sizes of squash. I use nearly every chance I can to put them into dishes, whether they are the star like my Delicata Squash with… Continue reading Mexican Squash and Avocado Salad

Salads and Side Dishes

Hearts of Palm, Avocado, and Tomato Dinner Salad

This salad brings back every memory of going to my Nana's house for a special dinner. Most occasions, whether having friends in town from college or celebrating Valentine's Day in middle school bring back a memory of this salad. It's the perfect savory dinner salad; filling with meaty hearts of palm, crunchy with fresh red… Continue reading Hearts of Palm, Avocado, and Tomato Dinner Salad



Of all the appetizers in my normal┬árepertoire, guacamole is my favorite. Well actually, it's my favorite that my sister makes. Everyone has "their things" around the house, and Calli is always in charge of the guac. Like most other things, she likes hers a little on the spicy side, but her recipe is mouth-watering. Creamy… Continue reading Guacamole