Posts Tagged ‘Cheese’

Cheesy Mushroom Baked Eggs for Two

Friday, January 24th, 2014

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I always love the idea of going away for a romantic weekend with my hubby.

Even though we live alone (since we don’t have kids yet) and technically every weekend could feel like a mini-getaway, they usually don’t. (more…)

Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower Gratin {Grain-Free; Gluten-Free}

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

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How does your family do Thanksgiving dinner?

Pot luck-style with everyone bringing a dish to pass? Or maybe the person hosting makes everything and someone else hosts the next holiday?

In my family, dinner is always at my mom’s house, and she and I make everything together (except for the turkey, which my mom brines and my dad roasts).

We like to have an assortment of sides to please everyone because everyone has a different favorite. And it seems like there is always at least one person who is on a new diet or who found out that they are intolerant to something, and we also like to have a dish that fits their way of eating.

Enter this pretty little number. (more…)

Savory Pumpkin + Cheese Stuffed Shells

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Savory Pumpkin + Cheese Stuffed Shells

Back home, Friday nights used to be my girls’-night-in sleepover night with my niece Autumn Rose. She’s all of ten now (wow, where did the time go?!), but you’d think she was at least fourteen from the way she looks (tallest in her class!) and the way she acts.

I’ve always been proud of her for being such a healthy eater – her mother drilled it into her from the very beginning and it has done wonders for her in every way. Which is why when I made this for dinner one Friday night late last winter I was completely surprised at her response: I don’t eat stuffed shells…they’re not my thing and I just don’t like them. Ok, first, lol. See what I mean? Ten going on fourteen. And second, this was coming from the girl who voluntarily orders pan-seared fish when eating out (in Disney, nonetheless!), drinks kombucha with me, and laughs in the face of savory green smoothies before gobbling them up (truth be told, I don’t even know many adults who can handle savory green smoothies…they really are an acquired taste!). (more…)

Vegetable Beef Pie with Cheesy Potato Topping {And a Castello® Moments Round-Up}

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Thank you to Castello® Moments for sponsoring this post. I am happy for the opportunity to share brands that I believe in with my readers, and I hope you enjoy my recipe for Vegetable Beef Pie with Cheesy Potato Topping with Weissbier.

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It’s been a strange summer for a million different reasons.

I won’t bore you with the details (yet), but let’s start with the weather.

First off, it’s felt like autumn for the past week or so now (especially in the unseasonably chilly evenings), and there were even brisk days in July that felt more like late rather than early summer. Not that I’m complaining; I’m a cold-weather girl all the way, but it is curious to say the least.

And instead of leaving me craving a fresh summer salad for supper, this is the sort of weather that leaves me wanting something warming…a dish like Vegetable Beef Pie with Cheesy Potato Topping fits the bill perfectly. (more…)

Savory Cheese Crackers with Castello® Moments Hirten

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Thank you to Castello® Moments for sponsoring this post. I am happy for the opportunity to share brands that I believe in with my readers, and I hope you enjoy my recipe for Savory Cheese Crackers with Hirten.

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Ring! Riinnngggg!! The telephone impatiently shrieked at me.

Coming, coming! I was just as impatient with it as it was with me.

The phone had been ringing off the hook all morning, with the majority of calls either being telemarketers or wrong numbers (why do these sort of calls always seem to come in batches?), and I was desperately trying to finish cleanup after a morning of baking. My kitchen looked like it had been struck by natural disaster. (more…)

Smoky Cheese Bisque

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

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So, let’s talk cheese.

Everyone likes cheese, right? Ok, I guess not everyone.

But in my whole life I’ve only come across three people who don’t like cheese. And each of them has a caveat as to when they will eat it. (more…)

Breakfast Tostada {With Spinach + Hummus}

Monday, February 25th, 2013

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So, about bananas. I’ve been buying them like crazy because Mike’s on one of his breakfast kicks (remember his orange phase?). Lately he’s been eating a banana a day for breakfast, but until about a week ago he refused to touch a banana that had a single brown spot on it. Even just the slightest hint of a brown spot and he wasn’t having it. (more…)

Cheese Brownies

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

DSC_6621(small)A little while before Christmas I came across a recipe for Cheese Brownies. Yes, Cheese Brownies.

Now, if you’re anything like me, you probably have a few thoughts rushing through your head right now… (more…)

Pizza Mac & Cheese

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

It had to be done.  Had to.

Last week I was talking to my friend Alyssa (the blogger behind the fabulous blog Everyday Maven); Ramadan was about to end, and she and I were discussing food.  (Because really, during Ramadan sometimes food is the only thing you can think of.)  So, anyway, I told her Ramadan was ending in a couple days and she said I should enjoy my favorite foods for a week straight.  (See how awesome she is?  Truly a girl after my own heart.)  She said if she were me, she’d be making mac and cheese.

I had to laugh; she completely read my mind.  Not 10 minutes earlier I had texted Mike, asking him to stop at Wegmans to pick up a box of pasta on his way home.  I asked him for elbow noodles by name and the stars must have all been aligned because he actually knew what they were (unthinkable, really).

See what I mean?  I had to make mac and cheese. (more…)

Meals in Minutes — Fruit, Cheese, & Nut Plates

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Clockwise From the Top:  D’Angou Pear, Almonds, Dried Figs, Multigrain Crackers, and Babybel Cheese

I feel like it’s been forever since I’ve shared a Meals in Minutes recipe…not because I’ve stopped eating them, but because my meals on the go haven’t really been all that exciting lately!  This one is definitely an exception though.  Not only is it super fast to put together, but it’s also a really pretty spread and easy to eat if you find yourself having to work through lunch. (more…)

Hello! I’m Faith and I write An Edible Mosaic. This is my recipe collection of international favorites and updated American classics, with an emphasis on seasonal dishes. I focus on real foods that sustain body and mind, bring people together, and make a house a home. Welcome to my mosaic of recipes.

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