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Crispy Rosemary Hummus

Well I don’t know about you, but I’m still on a health kick. Every January I determine to eat “clean” through the entire month in order to RIGHT the bodily wrongs I achieved over...

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Happy Blogday to Me! (Giveaway)

Today is A Spicy Perspective’s First Birthday! One year ago today I started blogging with this post:

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Seared Scallops and Wilted Greens

Welcome to the NEW and improved A Spicy Perspective! I’m so excited about my site makeover and hope you find it easier to use and aesthetically pleasing. Here are a few of the features...

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Chinese Hot Pots

Every Asian country has its own version of noodle soup. Actually, EVERY country I can think of has a signature noodle soup! China alone, has hundreds of variations based on regional culture and resources....

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Roasted Red Pepper Aioli and Steamed Artichokes

Defining Healthy~ January is the most diet-friendly month of the year. After New Year’s Day there are no major (American) holidays involving food. You’ve more than likely just come off a month-long gluttonous binge...

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Gnocchi and Wilted Spinach Salad

A Second Helping of Salad~ Ok, ok, OK, ok, okay, OKAY! So this isn’t the lightest salad to start off the New Year. I admit it! BUT it IS the salad that will have...

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Grapefruit Basil Sorbet

Happy 2011, friends! I hope I find you fully recovered from your New Year’s Eve party, and another year healthier, wealthier, and wiser! I’m refreshed and ready to dive into a new year of fabulous...

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Coulibiac of Salmon

Why I Blog~ As a year comes to its end I always start reflecting on the past 12 months. What decisions did I make that effected myself and those around me for the better?...

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Warm Crab Tartlets

A Matter of Perspective~ Some things never change.  I love crabmeat; I have always loved crabmeat. When I was a little girl, I thought The Red Lobster was the fanciest restaurant on the planet....

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Chai Latte Cookies

This last Saturday was my final baking day before Christmas. I spent eleven hours baking and baking, until I had enough cookies to fill a plate for many of our close friends–and then some!...

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Tassimo T20 Review and GIVEAWAY!

I was recently given the opportunity to review a Tassimo T20 Single-Serve Coffee Brewer, made by Bosch. As I was planning to buy my husband just such a contraption for Christmas, I jumped at...