vegetables and fruits

Pear and Plum Puff Pastry Tart with Blue Cheese

by heidi October 21, 2014
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So much for the peaches I’ve been hoarding in my crisper. Those babies sadly saw the heave-ho, because while they looked blushed and perfectly ripe on the outside, the inside told a very different story. So much for saving the best for last. But they made way for another farmer’s market […]

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Sweet Corn, Gouda and Farro Risotto Plus 15 More Farro Recipes You’ll Love Forever

by heidi October 16, 2014
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Move over quinoa, there’s a new grain in town. Well, now, wait a minute. Farro is far from new with its roots running deep, deep, deep (pun intended) and this ancient grain is making major waves in the foodie scene. The 90′s were all about couscous (which I still adore), […]

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Fried Green Tomatoes Grilled Cheese Sandwich

by heidi October 13, 2014
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I’ve had a hankering to post a fried green tomato recipe, for, oh, say, the past 2 1/2 years. And lucky Mrs. GreenJeans, the day has finally come. You can thank my underabundance of ripe, red tomatoes that instead produced a lovely harvest of green tomatoes for this recipe. I’d […]

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Maple Apples, Blue Cheese and Bacon Pizza

by heidi October 9, 2014
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This pizza started out as sushi. Well, sort of. After getting my roots done this week (just in the nick of time) I hit the bookstore to try and find the latest issue of my favorite foodie inspiration Donna Hay magazine (to no avail) and ended up soaking in a few […]

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Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

by heidi October 7, 2014
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There are many a day when I comb through the pantry looking for a snack to cure my craving. A handful of potato chips dunked into cottage cheese was my go-to after school treat as a kid that I can’t seem to shake. And yes! Those Hot Tamales will keep […]

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