One of my favorite meals to make is Tex-Mex/Mexican night. I usually make a handful of dishes. The only requirement for each one? That they’re easy and quick. This night’s meal was: spiced… Continue reading
Squash, Potato and Bean Ragout This dish, like many recipes I cook, was inspired by ingredients I already had on hand and wanted to use up. I googled ideas for butternut squash, beans… Continue reading
For this year’s Thanksgiving, I changed-up my recipe for mashed potatoes to one which has mascarpone in it. I went with a roasted garlic potatoes recipe again, but this time the potatoes were… Continue reading
If you’re a novice bread baker with high aspirations of crafting beautiful loaves that are crusty on the outside, and are spongy and nonuniform on the inside, and who has tried attaining this… Continue reading
I..can’t. Do. This. Enjoy! Dessert Recipes To Make With Your Leftover Halloween Candy
Have excess arugula? Don’t fear. Try out SilverPen’s quinoa and arugula recipe (image included in this post). In my variation I used: arugula, tri-color quinoa, yellow onion, cherry tomatoes, French feta cheese, lemon… Continue reading
Celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by baking 3 loaves of Irish soda bread using Barefoot Contessa’s recipe. By the way, the trick to kneading without a mess or skewing the flour to liquid ratio is to rub… Continue reading
Quinoa, veggie and spicy poultry sausage stuffed peppers. Parboil gutted bell peppers. Sauté finely chopped onions, mushrooms, green peppers and carrots. Stir in pepper, garlic and red pepper flakes. Combine sausage and cook.… Continue reading
Homemade honey and brown sugar granola bars with almonds, wheat germ, cherries and apricots.
Simple pork – organic, pan-fried, seasoned with S&P. Whipped cauliflower – whipped with cheddar and Parmesan, roasted carrots, shallots and garlic garnish mixed in. Aromatic garnish – side of above veggie mix.