How to…Cook Pasta

June 9, 2011By LisaFood 1 Comment

Maybe you’re thinking, “Seriously, Lisa?  How to cook pasta? Puhlease”  Yes, it’s pretty easy but there are a couple of myths and falsehoods about cooking pasta (adding oil to the water, throwing the spaghetti on the wall to see if …

Spaghetti and Eggs

June 9, 2011By LisaFood No Comments

This is a great dish when you don’t have much in your kitchen (it’s just spaghetti, eggs and grated cheese), you don’t have a lot of time (less than 20 minutes), and you don’t want a lot to clean (one …

Rice and Lentil Salad

June 1, 2011By LisaFood 2 Comments

Open pantry.  Hmm. I have rice.  I have lentils.  I haven’t made either in a long time.

That’s basically how this side dish was born.  I figured the two would go well together and a quick search online found a …

How to… Pick Summer Fruits

May 24, 2011By LisaFood 9 Comments

I did have some new photos and recipes (lemon cupcakes, strawberry and rhubarb crisp, fresh tomato salsa, guacamole, frozen pomegranate margaritas, and more) that I wanted to share but my home computer is toast currently, infected with a virus. 

Maybe …

Foodie Links 2

May 16, 2011By LisaFood 1 Comment

I swear, there is no melatonin in my brownies!   What do you think about these sleepytime snacks?

A brownie dietary supplement?

I’ve used this platform in the past to talk about High Fructose Corn Syrup (and the industry’s …

Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

May 16, 2011By LisaFood 3 Comments

Yes, I realize it’s almost Memorial Day but it sure doesn’t feel like it.  So on this rainy spring day, I made some vegetarian split pea soup.  So easy to make and  healthy too, with no cream or ham.


Foodie Links

May 10, 2011By LisaFood 1 Comment

I haven’t had as much time as I would like to post some new recipes, so I’m borrowing a move out of Chris Bro’s playbook (have you checked out Musical Notes?)  Hope you find something interesting and/or insightful here.  …

Yogurt-Avocado Dressing

April 25, 2011By LisaFood 1 Comment

A couple of weeks ago I posted that I had made a yogurt-avocado dressing for my salad and how delicious and simple it was.  A friend of mine asked me to share the recipe so here it is.  I didn’t …

Lemon-y Cookies

April 21, 2011By LisaFood No Comments

I love the bright taste of lemon in desserts, so today I’m sharing two cookie recipes featuring lemon.  The first, Lemon Egg Biscuits, is a recipe my mom gave me; it’s less sweet than a traditional cookie and I love …