Appetizers

Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade

Olive tapenades are a great appetizer to serve guests. They hold up well to sitting around for the duration of a party, can be eaten easily by hand, and are bursting with fresh Mediterranean flavor. The preferred green olive to use in this recipe is the Castelvetrano. Castelvetrano olives are produced exclusively in Castelvetrano, Sicily, and we eat them by the handful; they […]

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So Cal Guacamole

So Cal Guacamole

Being a native of southern California, I’ve had my share of guacamole. I’ve also always had 3 nagging issues with this classic tortilla chip accompaniment that I’ve decided to address: 1. Too mushy. Avocados are a beautiful fruit and their texture is creamy and sublime, why turn them into a big bowl of mush? 2. Boring. Guacamole is simple yes, but it doesn’t […]

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Kale Chips with Gomasio

Kale Chips with Gomasio

Kale is not only beautiful and full of flavor, it is a nutritional powerhouse. Plus, how can you not love and support the Eat More Kale campaign? “One cup of kale contains 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber, and 15% of the daily requirement of calcium and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), 40% of magnesium, 180% of vitamin A, 200% of vitamin C, and 1,020% […]

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Hummus is one of those basic foods that we often take for granted. It is tasty and versatile, often showing up in unexpected places. For variety, spread it on a sandwich with ripe tomato and sprouts, roll it in a tortilla with grilled peppers and spring mix, and of course it makes an awesome dip for pita chips or raw veggies. This roasted […]

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