Tag: lemon

Italian Inspired Mac & Cheese

Italian Inspired Mac & Cheese

  Hi, I am Karissa.  I am a carboholic.  If you are new to my blog then I am glad we got that out of the way.  For those of you who have been around you are well versed in my love for carbs but […]

Easy Lemon Garlic Parmesan Rice

Easy Lemon Garlic Parmesan Rice

Lately I have been inspired by my travels when I cook dinner.  Probably more so than ever since I am unable to travel anywhere.  We have been cooking a lot of Greek inspired dishes.  From Village Salads to Greek Bowls.  The other night we were […]

lemon couscous soup – soup sundays

lemon couscous soup – soup sundays

I seriously could eat soup every day, but especially in the winter.  Lately I have been loving a good brothy soup.  Normally I cook with a lot of vegetarian broth but there is something about chicken broth that makes me feel comforted.  And I love […]

herb lemon pasta with breadcrumbs

herb lemon pasta with breadcrumbs

Spring is here.  Kind of.  It’s supposed to snow tonight so you never really know in Michigan.  But we have had a few warmer days lately which gets me excited.  I love seeing the food switch over in the grocery store when the season changes. […]

crusted, stuffed and grilled french toast

crusted, stuffed and grilled french toast

  [dropcap]L[/dropcap]ately I haven’t been jam packing our weekends with tons of activities.  That means there is more time to make brunch at home.  While going out to brunch is great, sometimes I just want to take the time and cook in my own kitchen […]

summer salads – travel inspired greek salad with lemony grilled chicken

summer salads – travel inspired greek salad with lemony grilled chicken

When people ask me where my favorite vacation was hands down it was Greece.  My best friend is first generation American and his family is from little villages in Greece.  He often goes back, so often that my friends usually tag along on his trips. […]

springtime meals: grilled shrimp and lemony asparagus pasta

springtime meals: grilled shrimp and lemony asparagus pasta

This winter we were really spoiled.  After the past two we have had though we definitely deserved it!  Spring time is here.  I love all the things spring brings, Opening Day of baseball season (Go Tigers! In Detroit it is seriously a national holiday), tulips, […]

soup sundays: greek avgolemono soup

soup sundays: greek avgolemono soup

[dropcap]G[/dropcap]rowing up in the UP (Upper Peninsula) we had this restaurant called Vango’s that was a Greek stye restaurant.  They had the BEST avgolemono soup.  Avgolemono soup is a lemon egg soup.  Beyond that it can take on a lot of varieties.  People add rice, […]