Category Archives: no cook

Restaurant-style salsa

Let’s be honest: I will eat just about any salsa that’s put in front of me. Yeah, I prefer freshly made and non-chunky kinds, and I generally don’t like fruit salsas (though Flaming Amy’s pineapple salsa is a notable exception), … Continue reading

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Pimento cheese (hold the mayo)

Is there really such a thing as an Oscars party? I ask because every website I visit seems to have guides upon guides for hosting your own Oscars party, for food that fits various Oscar party themes, and for DYI … Continue reading

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Raspberry muesli with hazelnuts

When I told y’all I was a picky child, you probably thought I meant that I would only eat, like, chicken fingers, macaroni and cheese, Cheerios and PB&J sandwiches, right? Because that’s what a normal picky child eats. But I … Continue reading

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Peach bellinis

I don’t drink much wine. I like red wine, but after you’ve had red wine come out your nose (at a restaurant, no less), you tend to avoid it. And I don’t really care for most white wines. But I … Continue reading

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Peach and blueberry yogurt parfait

I really like the idea of yogurt parfaits, but it seems like the pre-made ones always have some kind of yucky yogurt and not enough fruit. So I thought I’d make my own. I only have plain, nonfat Greek yogurt … Continue reading

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Peach, watermelon and tomato salad

Yesterday was Eat a Peach Day. I didn’t even realize that when I decided to make this ESS Peach Week. But I’ll go with it! I can’t remember if I’ve told y’all that we joined a CSA this year. CSA … Continue reading

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Lean, green fighting machine smoothie

I thought you could use something somewhat healthy after the cheesy grits, pie and milkshakes. This smoothie is easy and has a ton of good-for-you ingredients, but it doesn’t taste chalky or weird — it tastes like pineapple and banana. … Continue reading

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