Bacon Pesto Quiche

Ingredients 1 premade pie crust 5 eggs 2 tbsp milk 1/4 cup onions; diced (I used a combo of yellow and red onions) 1/4 cup mushrooms; diced 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese 2 tbsp gouda cheese 2 tbsp shredded cheddar 2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese 5 slices of bacon 1/4 cup of pesto Salt &…

Lima Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 bag of frozen lima beans 1/2 cup of chopped mint (loosely packed) 1/4 cup of pecorino romano cheese; shredded Salt & Pepper 2 tbsp olive oil   Beans: In a medium-sized pot, bring about 2 cups of water to a boil. Once the water is boiling, pour in the bag of frozen lima…

Fennel, Avocado & Orange Salad

Ingredients: 2 avocados; diced 2-3 oranges (OR 2 oranges, 1 grapefruit); supremed 1 fennel bulb; diced 3 tbsp orange juice (from the above oranges) 2 tbsp olive oil Salt & Pepper   In your serving bowl, layer the chopped fennel and avocado. Supreme your oranges OVER the fennel and avocado, letting the juices fall into…

Beef & Potato Madras Curry

Ad: I worked with Maya Kaimal Foods to create this post! Ingredients 1 lb of beef stew meat 1 jar of Maya Kaimal Madras Curry Simmer Sauce 1 1/2 cups of potatoes; diced 1 red onion; sliced 1 1/2 jars of water (use the curry sauce jar) Salt & Pepper Rue: 1 heaping tbsp of…

(Updated) Zucchini Bread

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of shredded zucchini 1 cup canola oil 2  (generous) Tsp vanilla 3 eggs 2 cups sugar 3 cups of flour 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp baking soda 1 Tsp baking powder 1 Tsp cinnamon 1/2 Tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/4 Tsp ground ginger 1/4 Tsp ground nutmeg   In a medium-sized…

Eat DC: Pappe

Pappe is relatively new to the 14th Street Restaurant scene in DC and boy, am I happy it has!  I love Indian food, and after Rasika, I felt like the “cool” Indian” restaurant options were sort of lacking.  Pappe is changing that.  The food is authentic, modern and delicious and the restaurant is fun and…