Tag Archives: appetizers

Deep-Fried Okra Bites

For me, this recipe was a true¬†test of the theory that anything can be good if you deep fry it. Okra is…like, an 11 out of 10 on the gross scale. Yes, please give me a vegetable that immediately begins to form gelatinous, mucousy strands the moment it touches liquid. Sounds fantastic. Soft, mushy seeds[click for recipe and more]

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Hummus is one of those things that’s so readily available on grocery shelves that we rarely think to make it ourselves (by “we,” in this case, I am talking about “me”). Even though I grew up with homemade hummus, even though I am half-Lebanese and therefore pretty sure that I have some variation of hummus[click for recipe and more]

Baked Avocado Fries

Baked Avocado Fries

I honestly thought I had done everything one person can do with an avocado. Guacamole. Pesto. Salad. Frosting. Hair masks. Face masks. What could possibly be left? Oh…FRIES? I can make FRIES from an avocado? And I can bake them instead of frying? Come with me to the moment I found this out. Can you[click for recipe and more]