Open Faced Grilled Cheese with Tomato

Open Faced Grill Cheese with Tomato Pan

Open faced sandwiches are sometimes called tartines but I think a tartine is too fancy a word for this sandwich.  An open faced grilled cheese with tomato is super easy to make, fills you up and leaves you satisfied.  By adding the butter/herb mixture, it’s almost like garlic bread that’s been taken to the next level with cheese and tomatoes.Continue Reading

Quinoa with Mushrooms and Scallions


I’ve been on a quinoa kick lately.  Today it’s quinoa with mushrooms and scallions.  The woodsy flavor of the mushrooms and the mildly pungent kick of the scallions are a great taste combination.  Saute the mushrooms until they are a lovely golden brown, add the scallions and a bit of garlic and your kitchen will smell delicious.  When the mushroomsContinue Reading

Chocolate Chip Cookies


I wanted to make chocolate chip cookies this weekend but didn’t have any eggs.  I didn’t want to go the faux egg route (egg replacer, flax seed as egg) so I googled chocolate chip cookies without eggs and a lot of recipes came up.  So adapting this recipe from Art of Dessert, I forged ahead and made my first batch ofContinue Reading