Chitarra Spaghetti with Clams and Calamari

            Chitarra Spaghetti with Clams and Calamari.   So, chitarra cut spaghetti originated in the Abruzzo region of Italy; it has a squared shape and is thick cut made from a guitar string-like kitchen tool called a chitarra. It is flat but thicker than linguine, has an al dente bite to […]

Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon

Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon. My Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon is a simple Asian fish entrée that is not only full of flavor but is extremely nutritious, low in calories and heart healthy! Alaskan wild halibut stars is my Seared Halibut and Vegetables over Udon recipe which is flavor enhanced with Thai […]

Poussin Au Tagine

Free Range Spring Chicken or Poussin. My Poussin Au Tagine is a great way to cook free range spring chicken, also known in Europe as poussin! The delicate, tender and lean meat cooks like chicken, just a lot quicker! These are a bit smaller than Cornish game hens found in your local grocery store. Luckily, […]

Ruby Red Risotto

              A Risotto with Roasted Beets and Tomatoes.   I made my Ruby Red Risotto yesterday because I happen to have an abundance of organic beets from a share I bought from my local CSA farm! The beet is an enormously healthy vegetable, building our red blood cells and […]

Kuri Squash and Spinach Sabzi

      Kuri Squash and Spinach Sabzi Sabzi is an Afghan stew and is traditionally made with spinach or peas. I have decided to add a bit of extra flavor and nutrition by introducing kuri winter squash to the dish! My Kuri Squash and Spinach Sabzi is seasoned with dried dill, coriander and fenugreek […]

Desi Chana Beans in Vindaloo Broth

        Desi Chana Beans in Vindaloo Broth Desi Chana beans are the older cousins to garbanzo beans and are used, traditionally, in East Indian curry dishes but can also be used in salads like its cousin, the garbanzo! I have decided to make my Desi Chana Beans in Vindaloo Broth for New […]

Savory Onion Artichoke Galette

            Savory Onion Artichoke Galette Eating lots of alliums during the the winter cold and flu season to chase away ills is not just an old wives tale. There really is a science behind the truth that onions clear congestion, and relieves allergies and respiratory inflammations of all kinds. Onion(allium […]

Holiday Ham and all the Sides

Holiday Ham and all the Sides For Christmas this year I decided to make a delicious heritage ham and some yummy sides to go with it! You will love my Holiday Ham and all the Sides; and you can find all these recipes right here on this blog right now! Enjoy and Happy Holidays to […]

Christmas Lima Bean Salad

                       Christmas Lima Bean Salad My Christmas Lima Bean Salad is a festive, simply made salad with cooked up Christmas Lima beans, coarsely chopped organic parsley, chopped organic red onion, sliced organic red bell pepper and a generous amount of pomegranate seeds! Combine these ingredients […]

Sautéed Brussels Carrots and Parsnips in Ponzu

      Sautéed Brussels Carrots and Parsnips in Ponzu It’s the Ponzu that’s the star of my Sautéed Brussels Carrots and Parsnips in Ponzu! Ponzu sauce is so versatile that you will want to make a lot of it to have on hand when you need it as an oriental dipping sauce or a […]