Tag: VEGETARIAN

GADO-GADO & A GRADUATION

Musical pairing – Hello, Goodbye by Glee Cast Our niece, Avery, just graduated from High School as co-Salutatorian of her class and we headed over to Cincinnati to join in the festivities; it was quite the night – happiness, joy and tears – all roller-coastered into one evening.  How did […]

NEITHER A CHICK NOR A PEA – FAVA BEAN PUREE

Musical pairing – I’m A Believer by Smash Mouth . I love Alice Waters; in fact, I’ve been a fan of Alice Waters long before she became a National movement.  I love that she cares about our earth, I love that she’s a champion when it comes to educating children […]

MY IN-LAWS & DORIE’S CARDAMOM CRUMB CAKE

Musical pairing – This I Know by Sam & Ruby . It’s been a rough winter for my in-laws.  After months of pain meds and limping around with a bum leg, my mother-in-law had hip replacement surgery in February.   The surgery required a couple of days in the hospital, home […]

NO-RECIPE, RECIPE ASPARAGUS TART

Musical pairing – I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas . This is going to be a super quick post as this is a super quick no-recipe, recipe – and it’s delicious to boot!  My ‘Nati’ family made this for a family gathering several months back and I’ve loved […]

BLACK BEANS & RICE AND THE PROFESSOR

. Musical pairing – You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song), Jeffrey Osborne . There is a running joke in the family that The Professor and I never dated . . . and we didn’t . . . even though we spent quite a bit of time together, it […]

TAHINI SLAW

Musical pairing –Take a Bow, Madonna . OK boys and girls – here’s a super-dooper, lickety-split, down and dirty recipe that I love so much, I made it twice in one week!  And to quote The Professor, “This slaw ROCKS – my new fav!!”(Notice the CAPS???  Means he likes it, […]

Suh-WEET! MEYER LEMON & BLUEBERRY MUFFINS

Musical pairing –How Sweet It Is, Joan Osborne A teeny bit bummed to learn that ‘Tuesdays With Dorie’ isn’t taking new members; however, the good news is that I’ll still be baking some of the recipes from that book and sharing them with you here at Smith Bites – YAY!!  […]

GARLICKY TORTELLINI, KALE AND TOMATO SOUP

. Musical pairing – Country, Keith Jarrett . We’re year-round soup fans here at Smith Bites – chilled soups during the warmer months and hot soups during the winter months.  And with just a few exceptions, we make them from scratch using common pantry and/or ingredients I have tucked away […]

BROCK'S POTATO SOUP

I have a dear friend, Brock, who is a great husband to his wife Amie, loving father to daughter Mia and is a super talented singer who has toured all over the world.  He also provides background vocals for some of the biggest names in the Gospel music industry – […]

A RIFF ON EDNA MAE'S SOUR CREAM PANCAKES

It’s cold.  It’s snowy.  It’s blustery.  I may look like Winnie-the-Pooh, but I certainly don’t have his temperament.  I’m grumpy.  We’ve had ONE day of sunshine so far the entire month of January.  BLEH.  But my mood changes on a dime when I make these luscious pancakes filled with tangy […]