Recipes from The Skinny Pig

Foodie Fun, Recipes

Falafel and Hummus Recipe

I love falafel and I love hummus even more. I seriously could eat hummus every day. I love the garlicky, nutty texture and this one is especially nutty because I sprinkled in some toasted pine nuts (totally optional). I also used canned beans because I felt they mash up better […]

Foodie Fun, Recipes

Hurricane Cookies

NOM NOM NOM Ok other than the fact that I made these during Hurricane, ahem, Tropical Storm Irene last weekend for a party, there's nothing inherently "Hurricane" about them, but they are definitely a hurricane of flavor. Ahh sorry that was bad, even for me. Peanut butter, chocolate chips, and […]

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 […]