Potatoes Gratin (Pommes Dauphinoise)

April 19th, 2011
I can't think of a better side dish this Spring than a rich and flavorful potato gratin.  Butter, cheese, garlic, potatoes and cream...need I say more? Enjoy this easy reci... [read full post]

Sausage & Pasta with Tomatoes, Onion, & Capers

February 10th, 2011
Some friends and I were craving comfort food the other day and I threw this easy recipe together with pantry items on hand. This “sauceless” pasta showcases the flavors of... [read full post]

Roasted Butternut Squash

January 23rd, 2011
Have you made a resolution to try new things this year? How about butternut squash?! It’s rich, creamy texture and sweet flavor can pleasantly surprise even the most finick... [read full post]

Moroccan Chicken

January 16th, 2011
Inspired by the classic Tagine, here’s an easy recipe that will awaken your taste buds with adventurous flavors. The list of ingredients looks long, but many of the items a... [read full post]

Quick & Easy Cuban-Style Black Beans

December 19th, 2010
Mmm…Cuban-style black beans. I remember eating this leftover delight late at night on Christmas Eve, not long after the feast of roast pork, maduros (fried ripe bananas) an... [read full post]

Breakfast Strata

November 12th, 2010
A strata is a make ahead egg dish that works well for brunch; a wonderful breakfast idea for Thanksgiving or Christmas morning, when you don’t want to be in the kitchen all ... [read full post]

Tomato Basil Soup

November 7th, 2010
This cream soup is rich and flavorful and excellent with grilled cheese sandwiches or garlic crostini. You can make it any season using either fresh or canned tomatoes (see e... [read full post]

Chocolate Gelato

November 4th, 2010
This gelato tastes like a frozen chocolate truffle! If you don’t have an ice cream maker, borrow one. You won’t want to miss out on this decadent recipe. Chocolate Gel... [read full post]

Chef’s Pantry Favorites

October 21st, 2010
Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper usually top the chef’s list of essential ingredients, however, there are other important items that one should keep on hand for sim... [read full post]

Easy Recipe: Beef Noodleroni

October 11th, 2010
It’s Fall sports season and there’s no better time to warm up to an easy recipe. There is so much flavor in this simple dish that you’ll enjoy having it again really so... [read full post]