Author Archives: amyreneesam

About amyreneesam

food lover. loud laugher. wine-o.

Rhubarb Coffee Cake

I love rhubarb – it’s so pretty and the taste – so unexpected! My mind immediately went to the gobs of butter in my freezer just begging to be made into pie dough but then I quickly remembered that a. … Continue reading

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Quinoa Tabbouleh

I love tabboulleh. Love love love.  Partly because it’s so refreshingly delicious and partly because it reminds me of my hometown.  There’s a great deli on the West side of Cleveland called Joe’s.  Just down the road from where my … Continue reading

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Steak Sandwich

Like Hillary mentioned – sometimes, despite our best efforts, we don’t get everything on our weekend to-do lists accomplished – in fact most of the time I’m lucky if I get two items crossed off the list.  BUT every once in … Continue reading

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Asparagus with Citrus and Pancetta

I love when I find that I’m totally addicted to something that’s actually good for me.  Too often that is so not the case.  Every Spring and Summer I eat asparagus as much as I possibly can until I can’t … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Swiss Chard and Ramp Butter

As Hillary mentioned – ramp season is fleeting.  So I decided to preserve their goodness in what else, but butter.  Oh, and if you were wondering who first ramped up the ramp here’s a great Grub Street article on the subject… I originally … Continue reading

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Crispy Chicken Sandwich

To tell you the truth I never really eat chicken.  I’m super persnickety about where it comes from and apart from the occasional roast bird or late night chicken wings (gross, I know – the cocktails cloud my good judgment) … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Raisin (Chocolate Chip) Cookies

I simply could not see anything other than oatmeal raisin cookies as I peered into my cupboard at the large cardboard cylinder of oats.  Not to mention I way over bought on eggs and butter for my Easter feast so … Continue reading

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