Spiced Fruit Mishmash

When I was little my mother used to make this dish as a quick dessert. I am partial to this spiced fruit mishmash being served with French vanilla soy ice cream, but you could easily pair it with fresh whipped cream or just eat it alone. In the summer feel free to use fresh fruits,…

Vegan Mushroom Pate

We came up with this recipe a few years ago for a winery client. They were having a wine tasting weekend and needed a food item to pair with white wine that could last all weekend with minimal work on their part and without us having to be there the entire time. Result – Vegan…

Dairy Free Cheesy Salsa Dip

My sister gave me this recipe for this cheesy salsa dip many years ago – I always have the ingredients on hand, so it’s a snap to mix it together for a last minute get together. Since I’ve gone dairy free I’ve given it my dairy free tweak, but feel free to make this with…

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Well it’s officially fall and as my friends say it’s PS season (for anyone that doesn’t speak fall crazed, that’s “pumpkin spice”). There are so many ways to incorporate pumpkin into the foods cooked in the kitchen. Take this recipe for chocolate chip pumpkin bread – I just discovered this one and will certainly be…

Marshmallow Popcorn

Got a hankering to mix it up a bit instead of making crispy treats like I usually do – so instead of using crispy cereal – I used air popped popcorn and made a batch of marshmallow popcorn. Not too bad. I didn’t have the recipe in front of me when I was cooking, so…

Easy to Make Tofu Ricotta

2015 was the year I developed adult onset food allergies and the year of lots of recipe testing. Thanks for many of the cookbooks I obtained that December I was armed and ready for battle. It was in one of these books that I discovered a recipe for easy to make tofu ricotta. The single…

Easy to Make Chocolate Spiders

These easy to make chocolate spiders are a fun treat to make this Halloween. I went ahead and gave them my signature dairy-free tweak. These are a fun kid in the kitchen project, so go ahead and work on these after school some day or on the weekend. Easy to Make Chocolate Spiders 1 ¾…

Finger Nibblers

Now aren’t these just a fun thing? I just couldn’t resist making these edible finger nibblers. This recipe is one you’ll want to make for Halloween, you could even pack them in school lunches! If you want to hit the easy button, feel free to use ready made pizza dough instead of making the dough…

Creepy Crispies are Fun & Easy

Who doesn’t love crispy treats? Not anyone reading my blog! And certainly not anyone at my house. Here’s a recipe for creepy crispies that are fun and easy to make. Whip up a batch of these for this year’s Halloween party. Your guests will love them and you for making them. Creepy Crispies 3 tbsp…

Ghosts in My House

Anyone looking for some fun, savory snacks for Halloween? Look no further than these easy edible ghosts. I love all things potato – so making something with fingerling potatoes was a hands down winner with me. I’ve gone ahead and given this a diary free tweak so they’re safe for yours truly to eat. Edible…

Mini Monster Chow for Halloween

My family just adores snack foods that have a rice cereal base. This recipe for mini monster chow is a big hit. Not only is this easy to make, but I’ve made it allergy safe so the whole family can enjoy it. Ok… so I can enjoy it! You might want to double the batch,…

Edible Skeleton Bones for Halloween

Over the years I’ve participated in many Halloween themed parties and blog linkups. I’ve amassed a nice collection of recipes and thought it was time that I share them with you. These edible skeleton bones for Halloween are a crowd pleaser. I hope you and your family enjoy these as much as my family does!…

Blanc Biscotti

Do you ever find yourself with one cup of left over white wine? No?!? I’m the only one? Well just pretend you do, and you decide to cook with it. My recipe for Blanc Biscotti is easy and fun. Not to mention everyone will go crazy for how tasty these little bites. I came up…

Simple Scallion Pancakes

We loved cooking demos when we were catering. This flashback recipe for scallion pancakes came from a winery cooking demo. Hope you enjoy it. Bonus for anyone that needs to stay away from gluten – this one is gluten free. Don’t forget you can find more recipes on the sloCooking archive site. Happy Cooking. SCALLION…

Best Ever Chicken Salad with Grapes

Do I have a recipe for you. The best chicken salad you have ever tasted. How many of you find yourself with left over chicken and ponder what creative dish you can make for dinner? Do you find yourself wishing there were other things you can make? I’ve got you covered with this recipe. My…