Rigatoni With Meatballs

This is another recipe from the The Silver Spoon: Pasta, cookbook. I’m curious to try it out and if it works out I’ll get the cookbook. Rigatoni With Meatballs Makes: 4 servings Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour

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Rigatoni With Meatballs

This is another recipe from the The Silver Spoon: Pasta, cookbook. I’m curious to try it out and if it works out I’ll get the cookbook. Rigatoni With Meatballs Makes: 4 servings Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour

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Fusilli Pasta

This recipe is from The Silver Spoon: Pasta, cookbook and on my bucketlist because it sounds so simple and satisfying. Fusilli Pizza Makes: 4 servings Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients Butter, for greasing 14 ounces tomatoes,

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Fusilli Pasta

This recipe is from The Silver Spoon: Pasta, cookbook and on my bucketlist because it sounds so simple and satisfying. Fusilli Pizza Makes: 4 servings Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients Butter, for greasing 14 ounces tomatoes,

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Spaghetti, bacon, broccoli and Cream

Coming home from our Christmas weekend, I didn’t have the energy to go to the grocery store so I whipped this up from some staples I have around the kitchen. Spaghetti, bacon, broccoli and Cream Ingredients 1 tablespoon grape seed

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Spaghetti, bacon, broccoli and Cream

Coming home from our Christmas weekend, I didn’t have the energy to go to the grocery store so I whipped this up from some staples I have around the kitchen. Spaghetti, bacon, broccoli and Cream Ingredients 1 tablespoon grape seed

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Turkey Pot Pie

Finally the perfect recipe for leftover Holiday turkey. I don’t know why I didn’t think of it before this year. I made this after Thanksgiving on a rv camping trip to Mt Bachelor and it turned out great. I’m hosting

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Turkey Pot Pie

Finally the perfect recipe for leftover Holiday turkey. I don’t know why I didn’t think of it before this year. I made this after Thanksgiving on a rv camping trip to Mt Bachelor and it turned out great. I’m hosting

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Chicken Souvlaki

Chicken Souvlaki features the fresh-tasting combination of lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil that is so prevalent in Greek cuisine. Serve it alongside a Greek salad of chunked tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and feta cheese. Tzatziki is a traditional Greek

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Chicken Souvlaki

Chicken Souvlaki features the fresh-tasting combination of lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil that is so prevalent in Greek cuisine. Serve it alongside a Greek salad of chunked tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and feta cheese. Tzatziki is a traditional Greek

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Greek Orzo Salad

Greek Orzo Salad “Orzo pasta is tossed with artichoke hearts, cucumber, feta, tomato, olives and a zesty dressing.” INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta 2 (6 ounce) cans marinated artichoke hearts 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 1 cucumber, seeded

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Greek Orzo Salad

Greek Orzo Salad “Orzo pasta is tossed with artichoke hearts, cucumber, feta, tomato, olives and a zesty dressing.” INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta 2 (6 ounce) cans marinated artichoke hearts 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 1 cucumber, seeded

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Wheat Berry & Barley Salad

Wheat Berry & Barley Salad 1 cup wheat berries 1 cup pearl barley 1 small red onion, finely diced 3 -4 cloves roasted garlic, mashed 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 6 green onions, thinly sliced 1 (10 ounce) bag frozen corn, thawed 1/2 lb smoked mozzarella cheese, diced (or fresh mozzarella or feta) 1 pint cherry tomatoes,

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Wheat Berry & Barley Salad

Wheat Berry & Barley Salad 1 cup wheat berries 1 cup pearl barley 1 small red onion, finely diced 3 -4 cloves roasted garlic, mashed 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 6 green onions, thinly sliced 1 (10 ounce) bag frozen corn, thawed 1/2 lb smoked mozzarella cheese, diced (or fresh mozzarella or feta) 1 pint cherry tomatoes,

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The best Steamers

Steamers Ingredients * 50 small clams in shell, scrubbed * 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil * 6 cloves garlic, minced * 1 cup white wine * 2 tablespoons butter * 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley Directions 1. Wash clams

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The best Steamers

Steamers Ingredients * 50 small clams in shell, scrubbed * 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil * 6 cloves garlic, minced * 1 cup white wine * 2 tablespoons butter * 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley Directions 1. Wash clams

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Crispy Roast Chicken Breast

I loved rooting for Arti during the “Food Network” competition. Sadly I haven’t found many recipes that I want to make except for this dinner of roast chicken with new potatoes and salad. #mce_temp_url# Ingredients 1 pound small red new potatoes Extra-virgin

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Crispy Roast Chicken Breast

I loved rooting for Arti during the “Food Network” competition. Sadly I haven’t found many recipes that I want to make except for this dinner of roast chicken with new potatoes and salad. #mce_temp_url# Ingredients 1 pound small red new potatoes Extra-virgin

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Bulgur with Dried Cranberries

I’d like to make this as a side dish this thanksgiving. Serve this lemony bulgur—an American interpretation of Middle Eastern tabbouleh—instead of the more familiar and expected stuffing. Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup) Ingredients 1  cup  coarse-ground bulgur

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Bulgur with Dried Cranberries

I’d like to make this as a side dish this thanksgiving. Serve this lemony bulgur—an American interpretation of Middle Eastern tabbouleh—instead of the more familiar and expected stuffing. Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup) Ingredients 1  cup  coarse-ground bulgur

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Pulled Pork and Skillet Corn Bread

With friends coming over for dinner after a busy week, I didn’t have much time to prep. So we decided to make it down home comfort cooking. I heated up my favorite Pulled Pork recipe. Slow cooker Pork Butt Rootbeer

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Pulled Pork and Skillet Corn Bread

With friends coming over for dinner after a busy week, I didn’t have much time to prep. So we decided to make it down home comfort cooking. I heated up my favorite Pulled Pork recipe. Slow cooker Pork Butt Rootbeer

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Slow Cooker Beef Goulash

www.foodandwine.com/recipes/slow-cooker-beef-goulash Slow Cooker Beef Goulash ACTIVE: 40 MIN TOTAL TIME: 4 HRS 40 MIN SERVINGS: 8  MAKE-AHEAD INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 pounds boneless beef short ribs, cut into 2-inch pieces Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large onion, chopped 3

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Slow Cooker Beef Goulash

www.foodandwine.com/recipes/slow-cooker-beef-goulash Slow Cooker Beef Goulash ACTIVE: 40 MIN TOTAL TIME: 4 HRS 40 MIN SERVINGS: 8  MAKE-AHEAD INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 pounds boneless beef short ribs, cut into 2-inch pieces Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large onion, chopped 3

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Classic Chicken Parmigiana

foodandwine.com/recipes/classic-chicken-parmigiana Classic Chicken Parmigiana ACTIVE: 1 HR 15 MIN TOTAL TIME: 2 HRS 30 MIN SERVINGS: 6  INGREDIENTS TOMATO SAUCE 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small shallot, minced 1 small garlic clove, minced Pinch of crushed red pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons tomato paste

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Classic Chicken Parmigiana

foodandwine.com/recipes/classic-chicken-parmigiana Classic Chicken Parmigiana ACTIVE: 1 HR 15 MIN TOTAL TIME: 2 HRS 30 MIN SERVINGS: 6  INGREDIENTS TOMATO SAUCE 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small shallot, minced 1 small garlic clove, minced Pinch of crushed red pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons tomato paste

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Slow Cooker Sunday Sauce for Spaghetti

www.foodandwine.com/recipes/ slow-cooker-sunday-sauce-for-spaghetti INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 pounds trimmed boneless pork shoulder, cut into 3-inch pieces Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pound sweet Italian sausages 3 ounces pancetta, sliced 1/4 inch thick and cut into 1/4-inch

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Slow Cooker Sunday Sauce for Spaghetti

www.foodandwine.com/recipes/ slow-cooker-sunday-sauce-for-spaghetti INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 pounds trimmed boneless pork shoulder, cut into 3-inch pieces Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pound sweet Italian sausages 3 ounces pancetta, sliced 1/4 inch thick and cut into 1/4-inch

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On the list: Chicken with Lemon-Leek Linguine

Chicken with Lemon-Leek Linguine cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page19.html Time: 30 minutes Prep Pointer: Leeks can be full of grit, so it’s a good idea to rinse well after slicing. Serve with Mixed Greens Salad:Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon

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On the list: Chicken with Lemon-Leek Linguine

Chicken with Lemon-Leek Linguine cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page19.html Time: 30 minutes Prep Pointer: Leeks can be full of grit, so it’s a good idea to rinse well after slicing. Serve with Mixed Greens Salad:Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon

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On the list: Lamb and Turkey Pita Burgers

www.cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/ quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page17.html Lamb and Turkey Pita Burgers Time: 30 minutes Simple Sub: Try ground sirloin in place of lamb. Serve with Tomato-Cucumber Salad:Combine 2 cups thinly sliced English cucumber and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a colander; let stand 10 minutes. Squeeze out

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On the list: Lamb and Turkey Pita Burgers

www.cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/ quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page17.html Lamb and Turkey Pita Burgers Time: 30 minutes Simple Sub: Try ground sirloin in place of lamb. Serve with Tomato-Cucumber Salad:Combine 2 cups thinly sliced English cucumber and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a colander; let stand 10 minutes. Squeeze out

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On the List: Walnut and Rosemary Oven-Fried Chicken

From Cooking Light cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/ quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page14.html Time: 30 minutes Prep Pointer: Toasting panko in a skillet makes it crunchier and golden brown. Simple Sub: Try romaine in place of escarole. Serve with Toasted Garlic Escarole: Cut a 1½-pound escarole head crosswise into 1-inch strips; place

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On the List: Walnut and Rosemary Oven-Fried Chicken

From Cooking Light cookinglight.com/food/everyday-menus/ quick-easy-chicken-recipes-00400000057014/page14.html Time: 30 minutes Prep Pointer: Toasting panko in a skillet makes it crunchier and golden brown. Simple Sub: Try romaine in place of escarole. Serve with Toasted Garlic Escarole: Cut a 1½-pound escarole head crosswise into 1-inch strips; place

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On the list: Roast Chicken with Balsamic Bell Peppers

Recipe from Cooking Light www.cookinglight.com/food/ everyday-menus/quick-easy-chicken -recipes-00400000057014/ ?iid=CMnewsletter|nl9& PromKey=XET Total: 40 minutes Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 breast half and about 1/2 cup bell pepper mixture) Ingredients 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed 1/2 teaspoon black

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On the list: Roast Chicken with Balsamic Bell Peppers

Recipe from Cooking Light www.cookinglight.com/food/ everyday-menus/quick-easy-chicken -recipes-00400000057014/ ?iid=CMnewsletter|nl9& PromKey=XET Total: 40 minutes Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 breast half and about 1/2 cup bell pepper mixture) Ingredients 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed 1/2 teaspoon black

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Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon

This is a fast and fairly healthy meal to make on a weeknight. Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon Ingredients 1 (12 ounce) package penne pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 6 slices bacon, chopped 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1

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Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon

This is a fast and fairly healthy meal to make on a weeknight. Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon Ingredients 1 (12 ounce) package penne pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 6 slices bacon, chopped 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1

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Chorizo Breakfast Burritos

With the second Chorizo link left over from making paella I went in search for a good recipe from some of my favorite blogs. SimpleRecipes, to their namesake they had a wonderful simple recipe. So I made breakfast burritos on

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Chorizo Breakfast Burritos

With the second Chorizo link left over from making paella I went in search for a good recipe from some of my favorite blogs. SimpleRecipes, to their namesake they had a wonderful simple recipe. So I made breakfast burritos on

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Roasted Salsa

This is my absolute favorite salsa recipe. It’s from my friend Tomi. I love it so much that years after touching base with each other I reached out to him because I was craving his salsa. Roasted Salsa 1 –

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Roasted Salsa

This is my absolute favorite salsa recipe. It’s from my friend Tomi. I love it so much that years after touching base with each other I reached out to him because I was craving his salsa. Roasted Salsa 1 –

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Leek Potato Soup

In our organics box this week we were delivered among other things a huge beautiful Leek. I’d never actually made leek soup so this was a great opportunity. Delish!! It’s also a great idea to serve cold. I’m going to

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Leek Potato Soup

In our organics box this week we were delivered among other things a huge beautiful Leek. I’d never actually made leek soup so this was a great opportunity. Delish!! It’s also a great idea to serve cold. I’m going to

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PAN SEARED, THICK CUT STEAK

PAN SEARED, THICK CUT STEAK From: Cook’s Illustrated – May ’07 Note: Rib-eye or filet mignon of similar thickness can be substituted for strip steaks. If using filet mignon, buying a 2-pound center-cut tenderloin roast and portioning it into four

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PAN SEARED, THICK CUT STEAK

PAN SEARED, THICK CUT STEAK From: Cook’s Illustrated – May ’07 Note: Rib-eye or filet mignon of similar thickness can be substituted for strip steaks. If using filet mignon, buying a 2-pound center-cut tenderloin roast and portioning it into four

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Terbiyeli Tavuk Corbasi

Otherwise known as Avgolemono Soup Turkish style. I learned this recipe from a Turkish friend of mine and it has become a regular in my household and I’m not one for regulars. 2 Quarts chicken stock (8 cups) 1 cup

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Terbiyeli Tavuk Corbasi

Otherwise known as Avgolemono Soup Turkish style. I learned this recipe from a Turkish friend of mine and it has become a regular in my household and I’m not one for regulars. 2 Quarts chicken stock (8 cups) 1 cup

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On the List: Lobster Mac and Cheese

Lobster Mac and Cheese 2009, Ina Garten, Cook Time:1 hr 10 minLevel: EasyYield: 6 to 8 servings IngredientsKosher saltVegetable oil1 pound cavatappi or elbow macaroni1 quart milk8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided1/2 cup all-purpose flour12 ounces Gruyere cheese, grated

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On the List: Lobster Mac and Cheese

Lobster Mac and Cheese 2009, Ina Garten, Cook Time:1 hr 10 minLevel: EasyYield: 6 to 8 servings IngredientsKosher saltVegetable oil1 pound cavatappi or elbow macaroni1 quart milk8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided1/2 cup all-purpose flour12 ounces Gruyere cheese, grated

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On the List: Chorizo and Eggs

Chorizo and Eggs Posted by Elise on Apr 18, 2008Filed under Breakfast and Brunch, Egg, Low Carb, Mexican and Tex Mex, Quick Growing up, we had some of the standard American foods for breakfast – cream o’ wheat, oatmeal, waffles,

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On the List: Chorizo and Eggs

Chorizo and Eggs Posted by Elise on Apr 18, 2008Filed under Breakfast and Brunch, Egg, Low Carb, Mexican and Tex Mex, Quick Growing up, we had some of the standard American foods for breakfast – cream o’ wheat, oatmeal, waffles,

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The Ultimate Paella

This is a variation from Tyler Florence’s recipe in “Eat This Book” Prep 30 min Inactive Prep 1 hr 0 min Cook1 hr 0 min Total:2 hr 30 min Ingredients Spice Mix for chicken, recipe follows 1 (3-pound) frying chicken,

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The Ultimate Paella

This is a variation from Tyler Florence’s recipe in “Eat This Book” Prep 30 min Inactive Prep 1 hr 0 min Cook1 hr 0 min Total:2 hr 30 min Ingredients Spice Mix for chicken, recipe follows 1 (3-pound) frying chicken,

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Kiwi Berry Frozen Yoghurt with Red Raspberry Sauce

We were thrilled to get our first box of organic home delivery of fruits and veggies this week. To add to the surprise we were treated with a box of Kiwi Berry’s. I used them to make Kiwi Berry Frozen

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Kiwi Berry Frozen Yoghurt with Red Raspberry Sauce

We were thrilled to get our first box of organic home delivery of fruits and veggies this week. To add to the surprise we were treated with a box of Kiwi Berry’s. I used them to make Kiwi Berry Frozen

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Proper Chicken Caesar Salad

One evening Doug and I were watching an episode of Jamie Oliver’s cooking show that was dedicated to summer salads. He created his version of a grilled Caesar and we had to immediately replicate it. We’ve since tweaked it a

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Proper Chicken Caesar Salad

One evening Doug and I were watching an episode of Jamie Oliver’s cooking show that was dedicated to summer salads. He created his version of a grilled Caesar and we had to immediately replicate it. We’ve since tweaked it a

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End-of-Summer Pasta

This is a Sunset recipe. It just looks so inviting and yummy. I’m excited to make it. End-of-Summer Pasta Use up your end-of-summer veggies by grilling them alongside chicken, and then tossing with pasta and parmesan cheese. This no-fuss supper

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End-of-Summer Pasta

This is a Sunset recipe. It just looks so inviting and yummy. I’m excited to make it. End-of-Summer Pasta Use up your end-of-summer veggies by grilling them alongside chicken, and then tossing with pasta and parmesan cheese. This no-fuss supper

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Blueberry Grunt

Blueberry Grunt From the episode: Stovetop Desserts Do not use frozen blueberries here, as they will make the filling watery. You will need a clean kitchen towel for this recipe. Serves 12. IngredientsFilling8 cups fresh blueberries1/2 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon ground

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Blueberry Grunt

Blueberry Grunt From the episode: Stovetop Desserts Do not use frozen blueberries here, as they will make the filling watery. You will need a clean kitchen towel for this recipe. Serves 12. IngredientsFilling8 cups fresh blueberries1/2 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon ground

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Granola

I’ve always wanted to make my own granola. It’s so simple, I don’t know why I haven’t tried it. This months issue of Real Simple inspired me.

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Granola

I’ve always wanted to make my own granola. It’s so simple, I don’t know why I haven’t tried it. This months issue of Real Simple inspired me.

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Barbecued Lamb Chops

This is a variation on Mario Battali’s recipe and my favorite lamb recipe. Ingredients * 2 racks of lamb * 3 to 4 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped * Salt * 2 tablespoons plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

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Barbecued Lamb Chops

This is a variation on Mario Battali’s recipe and my favorite lamb recipe. Ingredients * 2 racks of lamb * 3 to 4 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped * Salt * 2 tablespoons plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

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Fondue

Chocolate Fondue Ingredients * 2 tablespoons sugar * 1 cup heavy cream * 8 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate * 1 tablespoon butter * 1 tablespoon cabernet sauvignon Directions In a microwave-safe bowl, mix the sugar, heavy cream, chocolate, and butter

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Fondue

Chocolate Fondue Ingredients * 2 tablespoons sugar * 1 cup heavy cream * 8 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate * 1 tablespoon butter * 1 tablespoon cabernet sauvignon Directions In a microwave-safe bowl, mix the sugar, heavy cream, chocolate, and butter

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Recipe from the ‘The Pie and Pastry Bible’

Recipe from the ‘The Pie and Pastry Bible’ by Rose Levy Beranbaum Open-faced designer apple pie INGREDIENTS • Flaky cream cheese pie crust for a 9-inch lattice pie • 1/2 egg white, lightly beaten — 1 tablespoon • 2 1/2

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Recipe from the ‘The Pie and Pastry Bible’

Recipe from the ‘The Pie and Pastry Bible’ by Rose Levy Beranbaum Open-faced designer apple pie INGREDIENTS • Flaky cream cheese pie crust for a 9-inch lattice pie • 1/2 egg white, lightly beaten — 1 tablespoon • 2 1/2

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Proper Chicken Caesar Salad

Proper Chicken Caesar Salad Prep 45 min Cook 1 hr 5 min Total: 1 hr 50 min 4-6 servings Directions With my own versions of the classics, like Caesar salad, it’s not about changing things entirely; it’s about respecting the

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Proper Chicken Caesar Salad

Proper Chicken Caesar Salad Prep 45 min Cook 1 hr 5 min Total: 1 hr 50 min 4-6 servings Directions With my own versions of the classics, like Caesar salad, it’s not about changing things entirely; it’s about respecting the

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Spring Lasagna Primavera

Spring Lasagna Primavera Prep: 40 minutes Total: 1 hour 45 minutes, plus cooling Layered with delicate veggies, a creamy sauce, and three cheeses, this lasagna captures the freshness of spring — fresh or straight from the freezer. Ingredients Serves 8.

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Spring Lasagna Primavera

Spring Lasagna Primavera Prep: 40 minutes Total: 1 hour 45 minutes, plus cooling Layered with delicate veggies, a creamy sauce, and three cheeses, this lasagna captures the freshness of spring — fresh or straight from the freezer. Ingredients Serves 8.

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