Chanterelle, Wild Rice Risotto with Baby Spinach

Chanterelle, Wild Rice Risotto with Baby Spinach

2 lbs Chanterelles 1 ½ cups wild rice blend ½ cup Arborio rice Olive oil Butter 6 cloves Garlic, minced ½ yellow onion, diced (shallots would be better but I was out) 1 cup white wine 1/2 cup Fresh parsley, … Continue reading

Grandma Shirley’ s Seafood Casserole

Seafood Casserole

Both the photos and the name of this dish are inadequate to communicate the exquisite flavor explosion that is this family dish. This is a dish my grandmother always made at holidays and family get together. She’s 91 and just … Continue reading

Achy Muscle Rub

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OK, this is not a food recipe, it is a DIY home remedy that I love. We have a lot of aches and pains in my house and this cream is becoming one I depend upon to ease a crick … Continue reading

Campanelle with Acorn Squash and Swiss Chard

Campanelle with Acorn Squash and Swiss Chard

This dish only had about half the chard I wanted because when I got home from work, I discovered my husband had given some of it to our bunnies. It was still delicious though and I don’t blame them. They … Continue reading

Peppermint Melt Away Cookies

Peppermint Melt Away Cookies

I love mint. My favorite ices cream is peppermint, my favorite soap is peppermint, my favorite smell is peppermint. Basically, I would make everything peppermint if I could. Strangely enough I have never bought a bottle of peppermint extract. I … Continue reading

Chicken Roasted in a Simple Crust

Chicken Roasted in a Simple Crust

Recipe adapted from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen Ok, so I saw this recipe yesterday in an email from Tasting Table and I was all, WHAT??? It’s so brilliant. I have cooked parts of chicken in pastry but never a … Continue reading

Blinis with Home Cured Trout Roe

Today the adorable Jessica from Fair Share CSF offered me some fresh trout roe to sample. I was super excited but a little intimidated because I wasn’t sure what to do with them. My husband said “Oh good, we can have blinis!” … Continue reading

Homemade Worcestershire Sauce

Recipe: Liquids & pastes: 4 cups vinegar (I used a combination of malt, apple cider, white and balsamic) 1 cup molasses 1 cup black soy sauce 1/2 cup tamarind paste 4 to 6 anchovy fillets, chopped Zest and juice of … Continue reading