Our Green Goddess Salad is really all about the homemade Green Goddess Dressing. Yet, the addition of lightly blanched fresh green beans, celery leaves and fresh basil to our buttery Boston Bibb lettuce did make this salad better than your garden variety. Continue reading »
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Baked Sweet Potato with Roasted Grapes & Ricotta Honey all begins with a Perfectly Baked Potato. From there prepare for a flavor bonanza.
On their own, tender baked sweet potatoes take on a lovely caramelized flavor. Mash them with a little butter seasoned with nutmeg and cinnamon and they become very, very comfortable. Continue reading »
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In an era of gourmet pasta salads…you know the ones, with over the top ingredients, exotic herbs & seasonings, and pasta varieties that make you go hmmm…is there room for a good ol’ Macaroni Salad?
Completely rhetorical. Hell yes there’s room!! Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE every kind of pasta. I appreciate and (on occasion) aspire to create a unique and intriguing ‘Pasta Salad.’ Yet they will never make me as happy as Macaroni Salad does. Continue reading »
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Egg Salad. Made with love.
Really, is there any other way to make it? Finely chopped hard-boiled eggs tossed with celery and scallion that’s been given equal attention, blended with mayonnaise, salt & pepper. Simply love. Continue reading »
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It began yesterday morning when we pulled a hunk of Boston Butt Pork Roast from the freezer and put it straight into the crock pot. Without a plan. As we bounced ideas around for something ‘different’ we could do with pulled pork…it came to me. Let’s make Brunswick Stew. Continue reading »
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I have had the pleasure of getting to know the recipes of one special chef. Her name is Chef Lisi Parsons and her dishes are full of flavor and ‘real’ ingredients. She shared this Recipe with me. I couldn’t wait to make her Caramelized Onion & Pancetta Crustless Quiche. Continue reading »
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Braised Rack of Lamb.
Lamb is such a treat for me, especially when B gives it his special braising love. We found a gorgeous 8 rib rack at our local wholesale club. We promptly cut it in half. Two meals are better than one when you’re Cooking for Two. Continue reading »
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