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

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

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

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

Honey-Roasted Butternut Squash and Gorgonzola Salad

Eating seasonally can feel tricky here in Wisconsin. The summer months are great, but once we start hitting the fall and winter months, the vegetables just start getting weird. I’m still trying to convince myself to try some of those … Continue reading