A Quick Dinner Between Stops: Tomato, Asparagus, & Pesto Salad with Chicken

A Quick Dinner Between Stops: Tomato, Asparagus, & Pesto Salad with Chicken

It pays to plan ahead. I get mocked for it all the time, but I don’t care. Last weekend I spent the afternoon making pesto out of the abundance of basil that is all over the place this time of year. It’s quick, simple, fragrant, and delicious. Just 5 ingredients: basil, garlic, toasted nuts, parmesan […]

Be Prepared: Pan Seared Salmon with Orange Dill Reduction
Stolen Inspiration: Chipotle Poached Shrimp Tacos

Stolen Inspiration: Chipotle Poached Shrimp Tacos

I find that inspiration for new dishes comes from a multitude of sources: childhood memories, fantastic restaurant meals, conversation with friends, bizarre dreams (yes, it’s true – I do dream about cooking from time to time), etc. But I think the most often used source of inspiration comes from the plethora of cooking and travel […]

Spring on a Fork: Pea Pesto Ravioli

Spring on a Fork: Pea Pesto Ravioli

Few things taste like springtime more than sweet baby peas and mint. In fact, that is one of my all-time favorite flavor combinations. The winter months have felt exceptionally long for some reason, and this dish just tastes like Spring on a fork to me. I know not everyone is going to take the time […]

What to Do With All the Eggs: Gorgonzola Egg Spread
Easter Embarrassment: 3 Easy Candy Recipes

Easter Embarrassment: 3 Easy Candy Recipes

Isn’t it funny how the most mortifying moments of your life are some of the most vivid images your memory conjures? I haven’t been able to pick up Easter candy for the last 40 years without recalling one of the earliest times I embarrassed the heck out of myself (I wish I could say it […]

Out of the Roasting Pan: Grilled Leg of Lamb with Herb Pesto
Light and Lazy: Lemon Broccoli Pasta
Torta Reform: Mushroom and Rosemary Potato Torta
Just Beet It: Balsamic Roasted Beets with Gorgonzola and Walnuts

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