Foodbuzz 24 X 24: Congolese Dinner Fundraiser for Women for Women International

I received a small grant by Foodbuzz.com’ s 24 X 24 program. Every month the site gives 24 food bloggers $250 to organize some sort of dinner party or food event, and all the events take place on the same day of the month. I wrote a proposal to host a dinner fundraiser for Women to Women International, an organization that helps women in war … Continue reading Foodbuzz 24 X 24: Congolese Dinner Fundraiser for Women for Women International

Quinoa and Sweet Potato Salad with Sauteed Collard Greens

I’ve been wanting to cook more with quinoa, but I’m not very experienced with it, so I”ve been looking for recipes. I had a few sweet potatos languishing in the pantry, so I chose this dish from Bittman’s How to Cook Everything Vegetarian. I stuck to the recipe, though I omitted the red pepper because they were so expensive at the grocery. I made the … Continue reading Quinoa and Sweet Potato Salad with Sauteed Collard Greens