Tag Archive: dinner

Basic Risotto

After taking it easy the last couple of days and sleeping for twelve straight hours last night (seriously!), I am finally starting to feel like a normal human being since catching this cold!… Continue reading

Radicchio & Mushroom Chicken Roulade

As seems to be the new normal, this weekend flew by! It seems like now that we have so many projects for the bedroom going (see one here and another here) it’s always… Continue reading

Mushroom Barley Soup

. I hope this post finds all of my fellow east-coasters safe and dry as Sandy makes her rounds! If you still have time to get out before it hits or if you’re… Continue reading

Quinoa and Provolone Stuffed Peppers

I love using quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) because it’s a great vegetarian option that’s packed with protein and nutrients. It’s also a nice break from the usual rice or couscous and now a days… Continue reading

One Pot Chicken and Brown Rice

My husband (whose birthday is today!) and I have worked out a deal around here- I do the cooking and he does the clean up. This may sound like a fair trade, but… Continue reading

Gnocchi with Brown Butter, Sausage and Broccolini

This dish goes with my post from Monday on Homemade Potato Gnocchi and makes the most delicious meal! It was so good, in fact, that we made it twice in one week! The gnocchi… Continue reading

Eggplant “Pasta”

My husband and I got really in to this season of the Next Food Network Star. I think the new format made it more competitive and really enjoyable to watch. After a few… Continue reading

Anniversary Dinner: Fish Course

A couple of years ago my parents got me a deluxe box set of Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking books for Christmas.  I love it for the obvious reason that… Continue reading

Greek Stuffed Pork Chops with Grilled Veggies

We have had unbelievable weather here this weekend. Sunshine, heat and not a cloud in the sky for days now… it’s been wonderful! I had bought these pork chops with the intention of… Continue reading

Shaved Squash Salad with Thyme Oil & Goat Cheese

In the spring and summer time, my husband and I like to experiment making different kinds of salads for lunch. We try different combinations of fruits, vegetables, oils and cheeses to come up… Continue reading

Veggie Burgers 3 Ways

My husband and I have been trying to make lighter versions of things lately and have inadvertently been eating vegetarian for the past few weeks. After trying out a bunch of new recipes,… Continue reading