Who else loves indulging in a hearty stew during the wintertime? Beef Provencal is the classic French stew for those days when you’re craving a warm and satisfying dish: tender braised beef and succulent root vegetables in a rich wine sauce.
Who else is excited for Super Bowl Sunday? After all, we all know one of the best things about football parties. The food, of course! 😉 Today, I have a perfect party food for you that’s sure to be a hit on game day: oven baked curly cheese fries.
This flat iron steak is the juiciest tenderest steak ever! This method is also excellent for a strip steak, rib-eye, or flank steak. You know those crazy days when you need to get dinner on the table quick, and you’d really rather have reservations booked at the fancy steakhouse? Why not turn your own kitchen into a steakhouse?…
It’s the first Monday of 2016, and the temperature is dipping here in New York! If your new year has gotten off to a chilly start too, you’re going to love today’s recipe. A delicious bowl of steaming hot homemade roast lamb soup is the perfect way to warm up and boost your health during the…
Friends, I hope you all have been enjoying the holidays, and that they have been filled with fun times and lots of tasty food!
I can’t believe 2016 is almost here, and I’m planning posts for January. This year has gone by so fast. It’s been wonderful being able to cook up good food and share it with all of you.
Mushroom risotto in chicken and white wine broth is a delicious creamy Italian rice that turns ordinary mushrooms into a yummy dish. Looking to enjoy a warm and satisfying dish for dinner tonight? Creamy risotto in a white wine and chicken broth is sautéed with garlic and onions, tossed with cremini mushrooms, and topped with…
Have you ever tried a new food and fallen absolutely in love with it? Then wondered how on earth you had gone all your life without ever tasting it before? That’s what happened to me when I made pork osso buco for the first time.
The days are growing colder here in the Northeast, and winter is nearly upon us. That means it’s also nearly cold and flu season. Drinking a steaming mug of beef bone broth is a wonderful way to strengthen your immune system during these months. In fact, bone broth is such a wonderful health-boosting food that my family and I love drinking it year round.
Thanksgiving wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without the turkey…or the leftovers! Really, no matter how many family members and friends crowd around the table or how much we eat, I’ve never been to a Thanksgiving feast where there weren’t lots of leftovers for the next day (or even the whole week!). But you can only eat so many turkey sandwiches….
This beautiful cauliflower and carrot purée is a quick, easy, and elegant side dish. Ever been so busy preparing the main entrées for Thanksgiving that you didn’t have time to come up with a special vegetable side? No worries this Thanksgiving! This beautiful cauliflower and carrot purée is a quick, easy, and elegant side dish that pairs…
If you were to take a poll in our house of who would like to have liver tonight for dinner, the responses would always be three in favor, two against, and one a nonchalant OK. The two negatives always add a strong “yuck” when the word liver is mentioned. These are typical reactions to a proposed liver dinner. Most people either love it or hate it. Personally, I love it, especially when it’s smothered in bacon and onions.
Bid goodbye to the boring side salad with this bowl of crisp, baby spinach, juicy pear slices, sweet pomegranate seeds, and tangy goat cheese. Paired with a homemade, paleo apple cider vinaigrette, this salad is a healthy feast of fresh and seasonal ingredients.
Now that it’s mid autumn, one of my favorite fruits is finally in season! Bosc pears with their beautiful russet-brown skin are called the “aristocrat of pears”. Their pleasant, spicy-sweet flavor make them a lovely addition to fall desserts.
Creamy chicken potato casserole is a twist on chicken pot-pie and scalloped potatoes. You’re going to love this easy to make casserole. What is autumn like where you live? Here in New York this beautiful season always seems to go by too fast. Maybe I feel that way because it’s my favorite time of year….
Garlicky chicken with fresh basil and olives covered in homemade tomato sauce and served over spaghetti squash is a delicious meal. Last week was my son Peter’s birthday. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that he takes all these gorgeous food photos. Happy birthday, Peter! To celebrate his birthday, the whole…