Ceviche Tostadas

Looking for a Cinco de Mayo recipe? This ceviche tostada recipe is a perfect appetizer for your Cinco de Mayo gathering. When I lived in southern California we used to grab lunch at the most amazing taco truck that sold a crunchy and tangy ceviche tostada; often it would sell out if you arrived at … Continued

Corn and Scallion Fritters

              Sweet corn season is right around the corner! Our Corn and Scallion Fritters recipe is a unique way to incorporate this favorite summer staple in your next gathering.  Why not try it this Father’s Day? Corn and Scallion Fritter Makes 15 pieces 1.5 cup corn kernels – fresh … Continued

St. Patty’s day recipe- Twice baked potatoes with broccoli

St Patty’s Day; A chance to sneak in some extra green veggies! 2 Russet Potatoes 1 cup broccoli florets 1 cup spinach leaves 1 T minced chives, plus more for topping 2T water 1/2 cup 2% greek yogurt, plus more for topping 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided in half 1 cup diced corned beef, divided in … Continued

Chef Cassies Scrumptious Carrot Cake

Decadent carrot cake is the perfect finish to a spring celebration! Ingredients 1½ cup peeled, cooked, pureed carrots + ½ cup shredded carrots 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 heaping teaspoons cinnamon Dash of nutmeg 1 cup corn oil 3 eggs, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup … Continued

Sausage and Rosemary Strata

Make-ahead brunch recipes are life savers.  Add this simple and delicious strata to your Easter entertaining plan! 1 lb sausage, removed from casing 1 lb rosemary bread* 8oz cheddar cheese- shredded 12 eggs 2 cups milk 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper *if you can’t find rosemary bread, add 1 T minced fresh rosemary to … Continued

Spring Vegetable Farro Salad

Farro, one of our favorite whole grains, makes a hearty salad that stores well and is great for a quick lunch. ‘Quick pickled’ red onions add a tangy crunch and beautiful contrast to the bright greens of spring vegetables! 1 cup dried farro 1 cup pea shoots 1/2 red onion, sliced very thin red wine vinegar; 1/2 … Continued

Kate’s take on homemade baby food

18 months in the making… Whether or not you’re a big time foodie,  introducing baby to solids is a huge milestone.  For your baby’s whole life, formula or breast milk has been the only source of nourishment.  Suddenly we can open up baby to a whole new world of textures, tastes, smells and colors. What … Continued

A Twist on a Twist- Cranberry BBQ Turkey Sliders

We all know and love the classic thanksgiving sandwich, a delicious use of leftover turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce, sandwiched between bread and a dollop of mayo. But how about shredding the turkey and adding classic barbeque to the cranberry sauce? The turkey gets a much needed moisture/flavor infusion, and your taste buds don’t feel … Continued

Sweet Corn Fritter Recipe

    Try our Sweet Corn Fritter Recipe as Featured on Red Tricycle What kid doesn’t like pancakes? I find that they not only make weekend breakfasts memorable but can be a great vessel for a vegetable side dish. These fritters make the sweet corn of summer sing and will have your kids loving their … Continued

Lucky Lil’Darlings Blog

Kate’s Guest Spot on Lucky Lil’Darlings Blog Lucky Lil’ Blog Get Carried Away by Mama-to-be & Chef Kate Homes! May 31, 2012 I met Kate recently at a local family event & I just loved her story.  Here she is to share it with all of you… I started Carried Away Chefs as a personal chef service … Continued