How to Ignore a Recipe

How to Ignore a Recipe: Salad Niçoise

How to Ignore a Recipe: Salad Niçoise

I found my latest victim at This Dame Cooks, a delicious blog by recipe writer JoAnn Jagroop.  After a week on the road and gaining 12 pounds from binging on a hotel continental breakfast buffet and assorted Texas cuisine, my body was ready for something light and healthy—this recipe was the perfect antidote to seven […]

How to Ignore a Recipe: Shrimp and Zucchini Tostadas

How to Ignore a Recipe: Shrimp and Zucchini Tostadas

I found my next victim at a fabulous blog entitled “Martha and Me” by Brette Sember.  The blog is exactly like that television show “Whatever, Martha!” with Alexis Stewart, only it isn’t hosted by a twiggy Paris Hilton clone-bot, and it doesn’t have a Nicole Richie clone-bot sidekick, and it isn’t funded entirely with famous […]

How to Ignore a Recipe: Chicken Spinach Salad

How to Ignore a Recipe: Chicken Spinach Salad

Since I’m going to need a little thematic organization to survive blogging every day in May, I’m hereby declaring Tuesdays as “How to Ignore a Recipe” day, where I’ll take a recipe I’ve found and do what I do best in the kitchen: liberally swap ingredients and ignore measurements entirely. For my first victim, I’ve […]