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

Broccoli and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes with Buttermilk

Rich and creamy. Comfort food on a rainy fall day…and the perfect side for Buttermilk Roast Chicken. Broccoli and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes with Buttermilk Ingredients small head of broccoli florets (about 4 cups) olive oil 2 lbs or so of … Continue reading

Buttermilk Roast Chicken

Buttermilk is one of those old-fashioned sorts of ingredients that has generally been thrown out since America’s obsession with eating “low-fat” in the industrial age of food. Many hear the word “butter” in buttermilk and freak without actually understanding what … Continue reading

Eggplant and Quinoa “Meat”balls with Onion and Butter Tomato Sauce

So I’ve had a weird craving for meatballs lately. Don’t know why. These things happen in life. It’s very rare that I ever eat meatballs and I can’t quite call myself a meatball girl. They usually sound like a good … Continue reading