I made a delicious dinner for my friend Robin, who was recovering from a brutal knee surgery. In the course of preparing dinner, between chatting, drinking a glass of wine and forgetting to buy a few ingredients, I improvised quite a bit. (Plus, I alway add more veggies than recipes suggest because I like them)....Continue Reading
Whenever it is risotto night, I usually defer to my husband, Rob. He has far more patience than I to stand at the stove and stir for 45 minutes. As I mention in EAT IN NOT OUT, my Type A friends and I tend to prefer instant gratification. Risotto is not exactly that. What is...Continue Reading
One of my favorite treats during this time of the year is morel mushrooms. Morels, with an earthy, nutty, steak-like flavor, are considered by many to be the king of mushrooms. They certainly are in our family! Morels have a sponge-like appearance and hunting them down can be quite challenging. According to Mother Earth News,...Continue Reading
Especially when it’s cool or rainy outside, there’s nothing that warms the body better than shepherd’s pie, comfort food at its best. Also called cottage pie, this dish contains a meat and vegetable base with mashed potatoes on top. It’s quick to prepare and there’s enough leftover for lunch the next day! My recipe is...Continue Reading
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