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

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

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

Lamb Shawarma with Spiced Basmati Rice and Salad-e Shirazi

I’ve had pretty limited exposure to middle eastern food; however, the fave, so far, continues to be lamb shawarma. Lamb shawarma is a fast-food staple of the middle east and is traditionally served shaved off of a large spinning spit … Continue reading

Green Beans and Tomatoes with a Sweet Onion Vinaigrette

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Well, we’ve had quite a weekend. Michael participated in a 24 hour community bike race here in Milwaukee (Riverwest 24). And in our tiny apartment, we hosted 5 of his fellow bike-crazed, out-of-state buddies who were also riding. A good … Continue reading