Holy Spoons

The gift of hospitality sometimes comes with food.

Category Archives: A Deb Invention

Dairy-free Pesto

My first attempt at pesto turned out great! (I did have an unbiased judge taste-test it for me.) It’s as easy as toast/chop/blend. Really. Why haven’t I made this before? … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Skeptical Face Chicken

So. When I got my hair cut recently, my stylist was telling me about her new favorite recipe for skinless chicken breasts. I paid attention. And thought, “Ew.” (Sorry Lisa!)’Then … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Low(er) Fat Eggplant Parmesan

The eggplants in my veggy drawer were getting old. I already had pitched one because it was soft. I went looking for an eggplant parmesan recipe that wasn’t as greasy … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Black Bean Burritos

This was my first attempt at a fully vegetarian dish for a friend. It was proclaimed edible by my household, who are decidedly fond of having meat in their burritos! … Continue reading

July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Desperation Pork Chops

I found a recipe for pork chops online but didn’t have the right ingredients. So… I adapted it. Or, as my family likes to say, I “followed the recipe, but at … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chicken Chili

“MAKE IT AGAIN!” That’s music to my ears when I try a new recipe. I tweaked one I found on the web because I didn’t have the ingredients they listed. … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Soup du Jour (aka “Leftovers Soup”)

Soup du Jour (aka “Leftovers Soup”)… Because sometimes that’s all that’s in the fridge. (It’s a metaphor for life.) It’s been a little cray-cray around here. OK. a LOT cray-cray. … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sloppy Jose

This is a twist on Sloppy Joes, with a bit more flavor and a lot of crockpot goodness. Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef (at least 80% lean) 1 pound … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Grilled Eggplant

Tonight’s side dish (to the amazing shrimp and fresh peach cobbler) was a mixture of grilled vegetables. Easy, quick and delicious. Ingredients: 6 small baby eggplants, thinly sliced 2 vidalia … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Fresh Peach Salsa

6 cups peaches, blanched, peeled, pitted and chopped 1 cup chopped red onion 6 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup loosely packed chopped fresh … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment