Saffron Seafood Stew

Saffron Seafood Stew   This is a delightful seafood dish laden with and inspired by the flavors of the Basque region of Spain! Saffron, the predominate spice in the dish, infuses the broth with an incredible softness; potato mellows the acidity of tomato based broth, and the medley of seafood with an abundance of mussels rounds out […]

Cumin scented Venison Tenderloin with Rosemary

Cumin scented Venison Tenderloin with Rosemary We were recently fortunate to receive a beautiful tenderloin of venison from a friend of ours; venison meat is very popular and plentiful here in the North Country! I had never cooked this cut of venison before but preparing it simply as I do a beef tenderloin seemed the best plan of […]

Linguine with Pesto Shrimp

Linguine with Pesto Shrimp What a surprise Geoff and I had when our friend, neighbor and new owner of our beloved Seacoast Resort, Teresa, arrived at our door with her homemade pesto in hand! We knew we were in for a treat and she wowed us with a scrumptious pasta dish she whipped together with […]

Sautéed Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Chard

Sautéed Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Chard I use a Moroccan Tagine to make my sautéed rosemary chicken thighs with chard, but any deep chef’s pan will work; however the Tagine does produce a tender chicken thigh with enormous flavor. Aromatic spices and loads of organic vegetables and herbs make this dish a nutritious and delicious […]

Saffron Quinoa

Saffron Quinoa Quinoa is the ancient Inca grain that is the most nutritious of all grains. Quinoa is high in fiber, gluten free, full of amino acids and iron with a delicious nutty flavor and an incredibly light consistency! My Saffron Quinoa is a side dish and a salad and goes with just about any […]

Rigatoni and Roasted Squash with Sausage and Sage

Rigatoni and Roasted Squash with Sausage and Sage A simple pasta dish just loaded with nutritious butternut squash, peppers, onions and garlic. Chunks of Italian sausage from our local co-op and aromatic sage and creamy goat cheese complete the dish, combining protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats for a super nutritious and especially delicious dinner! Rigatoni […]

Gnocchi and Bean Casserole

Gnocchi and Bean Casserole What a simple and nutritious pasta dish just full of mixed greens, roasted corn, heirloom beans and the classic Italian potato dumpling seasoned with aromatic spices and topped with creamy and piquant Manchego cheese! This is a super flavorful dish combining carbohydrates and wholesome legumes to make a perfect vegetarian protein! […]

Radicchio, Basil, Chard Tabbouleh, A Variation!

Radicchio, Basil,Chard Tabbouleh, A Variation! Middle Eastern tabbouleh is such a versatile dish that can be used as a healthy grain and vegetable side dish for just about any main entrée protein. Tabbouleh is fabulous as a stand alone salad as well! For this nutritious tabbouleh variation, I have used an abundance of radicchio, fresh […]

Rhubarb Stuffed Chicken Breasts on Soba

Rhubarb Stuffed Chicken Breasts on Soba Living so far North, our rhubarb season arrives much later than most areas, so we are lucky to have fresh rhubarb available this time of year! If you are unable to find fresh rhubarb in your area, you may substitute frozen rhubarb to make this fabulous chicken dish full […]

Lemon Basil Pasta with Garlic Scapes

Lemon Basil Pasta with Garlic Scapes & Tomato What a simple and delicious vegetarian summertime pasta! I use a low glycemic linguine but this can easily be substituted with a gluten free pasta for those who are sensitive to gluten products. A light,fresh,flavorful and just so simple to make pasta dish that uses early summer garlic […]