Recipes from The Skinny Pig

Food and Drink, Recipes

Spanakopita aka Spinach Pie

  As promised, I will be sharing some recipes from my big fat Greek Easter. First up? Spanakopita. I don't know too many people who don't love spanakopita. Greek or not, it's a delicious combination of spinach, onions, feta cheese and flaky, buttery, phyllo dough. I put my own spin on it […]


Simple Basil Pesto

  One of my favorite things about Spring is going to the Farmers Market in Union Square and picking out fresh produce and herbs. That said, Spring apparently will never come this year, so I ordered some basil from FreshDirect. It was the BIGGEST bunch of basil I have ever […]

Foodie Fun, Recipes

I Baked: Nanaimo Bars

Mmmm… Don't worry, I don't know how to pronounce it either, but I have to give credit where credit is due for this one. A big thanks to Mr. Hal Oral for finding this recipe, asking me to make it, while all he has to do is show up and […]

Foodie Fun, Recipes

I Cooked: Shrimp Quesadillas

I felt like cooking tonight. I actually feel like cooking every night but sometimes I lack the motivation (and ingredients) to follow through with it. I happened to have a craving for Mexican something or other, and I also happened to have a lot of ingredients in my fridge for said […]