Never eat boiled brussels sprouts again. Roasting them with olive oil, salt and pepper brings out a toasty sweetness to this once feared vegetable. No matter how hard she tried, my mother could never get me to eat, well, not just brussels sprouts but any type of vegetable. That’s not that unusual for a any… Read more
Chicken tikka masala is a popular Indian dish that is so full of flavor, so easy to make and is better than take-out. Tender chicken is marinated in spices and yogurt, then cooked in a tomato sauce with spices for classic Indian flavor.
There’s nothing better than when dinner is cooking itself in the oven and 3 parts of the meal are all cooked at once. The chicken, vegetables and the gravy all roasting in 1 pan. One of my favorite movies is The Odd Couple. Jack Lemmon’s character Felix, is roasting meatloaf and their guests are… Read more
The base of any good soup, this chicken stock recipe is my go-to. I always have it in my freezer to add so so many recipes and not just soups.
Roasted heirloom tomatoes, onions and garlic take a regular tomato sauce to the next level to make the most delicious roasted heirloom tomato sauce. To me, heirlooms might just be the best tomatoes you can buy and when they’re in season I love to make this roasted tomato sauce. Roasting brings out the sweetness in… Read more
Pumpkin ricotta ravioli with sage butter sauce. A perfectly comforting dinner for those cool Autumn nights. The nights are chilly and what is more comforting than a great bowl of pasta? Making homemade pasta is not as difficult as it may sound and the results are so much more rewarding. The pumpkin ricotta filling is… Read more
This quick and easy corn salsa is a perfect topping for chicken, fish or tacos or perfect as a snack with your favorite tortilla chips with nachos, in tacos, the possibilities are endless. There’s nothing much sweeter than fresh corn, fresh off the cob. It’s even better when it’s grilled. But for this application and… Read more
Homemade almond butter, so easy to make and so good for you. Peanut butter has long been the most popular nut spread for sandwiches, but recently almond butter has emerged as a healthier, and I think, more tasty alternative. Now this is not to discount the coveted peanut butter. I mean getting your kids to… Read more