Category: Main Dishes

A Frittata Dinner, An Unimpressive Dessert, & The ABC Award

I had grandiose plans for tonight’s dinner. And before you ask me if I think cooking a frittata is grandiose plans, let me assure you that is not what I think. I had planned to make individual chicken pot pies for dinner. I even baked a…

Beans, Greens, & Bacon

“Soup puts the heart at ease, calms down the violence of hunger, eliminates the tension of the day, and awakens and refines the appetite.” – Auguste Escoffier Beans, Greens, & Bacon Soup 1 Package Uncured Organic Hickory Smoked Bacon, chopped 4-6 (depending on size)…

Vegetable Rescue Soup

Have you ever noticed how quickly organic broccoli spoils? I mean seriously, one day it’s fine and the next day it smells like something died in the fridge. A couple of days ago I went organic vegetable shopping and had plans for the broccoli that night….

Pulled Chicken Sandwich with Spicy Sauce

This is incredibly easy. Full of spicy flavor and the chicken is tender and juicy. Pulled Chicken Sandwich with Spicy Sauce 12 Boneless, Skinless, Chicken Thighs (seems like a lot but it’s not, they’re really small) 1 Medium Onion, sliced 1/2 Cup Rice Wine…

Crepe Lunch – Clementine Goat Cheese & Mixed Berries

Crepes. Beautiful, sweet, and elegant. Crepes for lunch? Why not? Clementine Goat Cheese & Mixed Berry Crepes *These crepes are at their best when all ingredients have been mixed and allowed to mingle overnight* Fruit Sauce 2 Cups Frozen Mixed Berries About 1/4 –…

The Last Dinner Of The Year – 2011

Most years we’re snoozing by 10:30 on New Year’s Eve. I know, I know, not much fun, right? Well this year, we’re going to do things differently. First, we’re beginning our evening with an ending…the last dinner of the year. Then, it’s time to…

The Maiden Voyage…

The house is finally done! Well, when I say done, I really mean “done”.  There’s still window treatments to be hung, caulking to do, paint touch ups, decorating, etc. Most of the major things we set out to do have been accomplished. (More pictures…

Unbelievably Easy Shepherd’s Pie

It was 27 degrees this morning when we woke up.  Time to start thinking about all of those wonderful, homey, and comforting winter dinners. Shepherd’s pie is one of my favorites. However, my husband and I have been battling the flu for the past…

Fall Lunch

Well, after feasting on Mexican food and indulging in multiple slices of coconut cake and lime tart over the past two days, I figured it was time to get back to reality. Luckily, reality can still be beautiful, delicious, and satisfying. Fall Salad 1/2…

A Delicious Mexican Halloween

I love the “day after” feeling of a dinner party. I always feel so relaxed and satisfied. It turned out to be a really great night. The three days of cooking and preparing paid off. And even though we were missing a few guests…