I sing in my church choir and once a year the alto section has a Christmas party. We’re the only section that does this, which of course makes us better than all the other sections. What is a choir, or a band, or anything really, without pointless competition? I was really racking my brain trying … More Easy Holiday Cheese Board
The pinnacle of tasty side dishes is creamed spinach. First, it goes with everything. Second, everybody loves it. Third, you get healthy spinach covered in a creamy, gooey sauce. Sign me up. … More Secret Recipe Creamed Spinach
I’ve been busy lately, but rest assured I’m still working on delightful Crossed Forks content. For now, check out my easy-peasy recipe for Cinnamon Cream Cheese Pinwheels over on my Instagram. And make sure to hit that follow button while you’re there!
It’s summer and tomatoes are everywhere. I’ve mentioned my favorite way to eat tomatoes (that doesn’t involve pulling them straight off the vine) here, but there are so many delightful ways to savor a fresh, juicy, red, ripe tomato. Basically, fresh tomatoes in winter aren’t even worth eating. I mostly feel that way about grocery … More Herbed Egg-Stuffed Tomato Cups
Growing up, one of the surest signs of summer was the sight of my grandfather hunched over the kitchen sink and hastily eating a tomato sandwich. … More Ode to the Tomato Sandwich
Panzanella is the perfect dish. On the one, it’s technically a salad and is usually bursting with fresh, lightly dressed vegetables that sing in earthy goodness. On the other, it’s full of bread. Toasty, crunchy, chewy bread. Panzanella is a study in oxymorons: A carby, filling, semi-unhealthy salad. But at least there’s greenery? … More Mediterranean Sautéed Vegetable Panzanella
As a child, I was frequently turned loose in the yard when I said I was hungry, with the expectation that I’d find something to eat in the garden. I usually did. Buuuut… I’ve always been an adventurous eater. This led to chowing down on some questionable things, such as Queen Anne’s lace (perfectly safe … More Dandelion Greens Pesto