The holidays can be a difficult period, what with the unending parade of dense and rich foods. I desperately needed a break from it yesterday. I started removing cans from the pantry and rummaging through the refrigerator and this is what I came up with. I will just call it a warm pasta …click to continue Warm Farfalle Salad
This is an easy weeknight meal. Stand back and don’t faint when I say this: “Both of my children, one of whom still doesn’t eat anything that touches anything else, loved this.”
I made pasta because, 1) I needed something sort of easy, yet homemade. That’s always a good goal, right? And, 2) my …click to continue Spinach and Artichoke Pasta Bake
I think Phyllo dough is kind of fun. Some people approach it with fear and trepidation, but as long as you aren’t afraid of butter and can keep rolling when you encounter imperfection, you can do a million things with it. And the finished results just look impressive and special, even though they were …click to continue Spinach Pie
I love a salad recipe that lets me follow my whims. I love any dish that is so forgiving that I can omit or add vegetables and cheeses according to my mood, or according to what is in my refrigerator at the moment.
This is just such a salad. It is yet another gift …click to continue Orzo Salad…and some great tips on Balsamic Vinegar
New French Word Alert! How fun. Cocotte means a little baking dish in French. But, its secondary definition is “prostitute, sporting girl, promiscuous gal, or harlot.” So to be clear, I’m talking about the little dish. The cooking kind.
And, loathe as I now am to use the phrase “my husband” in the same …click to continue Eggs in Cocotte…the good and wholesome kind