a delicious exploration of the world of food

Simply Splendid Sarah

Simply Splendid Sarah

a delicious exploration of the world of food

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One Pot Thai Coconut Noodles

One Pot Thai Coconut Noodles

Sometimes you just want a big bowl of noodles.  For me zucchini noodles will do the trick most of the time (my recipe for Thai Zucchini Noodles with Chicken is an excellent choice), but other times I want a big, carb-filled, creamy bowl of noodles.  […]

Enchilada Pie

Enchilada Pie

As you may have figured out by now, I really love enchiladas.  I love the texture, the flavors, and the endless variations possible with this one dish!  When I have the time I like to go full on enchilada (pop over to my recipe for […]

Italian Ricotta Cookies

Italian Ricotta Cookies

Tis the season…for cookies!!!! Baking is my favorite holiday tradition and every year my holiday cookie assortment gets larger and larger.  Cookies make great gifts for friends and coworkers, and I try make for something for every cookie pallet.  So every year I take a […]

Hazelnut Thumbprint Cookies with Salted Caramel

Hazelnut Thumbprint Cookies with Salted Caramel

Yesterday was a rainy Sunday here in Asheville.  And although I thoroughly enjoy being outside, I like to take full advantage of the inevitable rainy weekend….by staying inside and cooking! Now I had an epic day of cooking on Saturday with a special guest – […]

Soft Black Pepper Dinner Rolls

Soft Black Pepper Dinner Rolls

A while ago I saw a promotion King Arthur Flour was doing called Bake for Good, the premise being to use your love of baking to do good in the community.  This really struck a chord for me as I love sharing my baking passion […]

Thai Peanut Zucchini Noodles with Chicken

Thai Peanut Zucchini Noodles with Chicken

I have recently discovered the amazing innovation of spiralized zucchini.  Being someone who LOVES to eat large amounts of pasta, a healthy pasta substitute was a welcome addition to my kitchen!  My sister was kind enough to gift me a spiralizer for Christmas and we […]

Potatoes Au Gratin with Garlic, Rosemary and Caramelized Onions

Potatoes Au Gratin with Garlic, Rosemary and Caramelized Onions

Happy Independence Day USA! I was lucky enough to have a 4 day weekend to celebrate the occasion and as such the tradition, spent the majority of my time eating and drinking outside.  We had some on and off rain through the weekend but not […]

Chicken Enchiladas with Homemade Salsa Verde

Chicken Enchiladas with Homemade Salsa Verde

GUYS.  These chicken enchiladas are seriously good.  Salsa Verde is one of my favorites and using it as enchilada sauce equals pure amazingness. Using homemade Salsa Verde really gives this dish an extra oomph (although you can use store bought in a pinch).  It only […]

Classic Pancakes

Classic Pancakes

Oh Sunday.  The last day of the weekend, bittersweet in all it’s glory. For me, Sunday is typically a hybrid day of cleaning and prepping for the work week whilst also dedicating a portion of the day to being utterly lazy.  I don’t normally eat […]

Apricot Blueberry Crisps

Apricot Blueberry Crisps

Summer is officially here! And with it comes all the delicious, fresh fruit desserts a heart could want.  Since fruit is one of my favorite snacks, I enjoy leisurely browsing my local grocery store’s selection of fruit offerings.  On this particular browsing session I stumbled […]