Roast Chicken with Caramelized Shallots

I’ve been meaning to make this chicken for quite some time now. I ripped the recipe from David Lebovitz…well actually he ripped it from the ¬†French Farmhouse Cookbook…isn’t that just how recipe development goes though? Back to David. I think … Continue reading

Chimichurri: The “On Anything” Sauce

Chimichurri. I developed a deep, deep love for this condiment several years back during a brief visit to Honduras. As I’ve mentioned before, I have a rough track record of being afraid of anything “unusual”…and at one point, generally all … Continue reading

Baked Acorn Squash with Wild Rice and Kale Risotto

In the last couple of years, I’ve moved towards maintaining a more vegetable based diet. I certainly have not cut out meat or fish altogether, but I’ve tried to limit them to only once or twice per week. However, my … Continue reading

Turkey Taco Salad with Avocado Cream

Here’s a lazy yet healthy mid-week meal for ya! Turkey Taco Salad with Avocado Cream Ingredients 1 head of romaine lettuce, chopped 3 small tomatoes, chopped Shredded cheese (for topping) 2 avocados salt, to taste 1 cup cilantro, roughly chopped … Continue reading

Pumpkin Maple Pots de Creme with Maple Bourbon Whipped Cream

This was my year to host Thanksgiving for the first time. I was completely thrilled for the challenge; yet petrified of cooking for my picky family. I wanted to try new dishes, but I knew I had to stick pretty … Continue reading

Pasta With Chicken, Pancetta, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Spinach and a Lemony White Wine Mascarpone Sauce

I am officially sharing with you one of my absolute favorites. I started making this dish when Michael and I first got married, which happened to be the year I started teaching. It was one of those dishes that made … Continue reading