Surviving Candy Season

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Oh, Halloween. Classically a fun and exciting time for ghosts and goblins old and young - the costumes, the parties, and... the candy!  It’s the one day of the year where you knock on strangers' doors … [Read more...]

Citrus Ginger Chicken

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I made a mistake.  Well.. I guess it wasn't an entirely horrible mistake.  Let me explain.  My fireman made a trip to the store for me when I had a particularly busy week.  I make it super easy on him … [Read more...]

Roasted Sweet Potato & Chicken Risotto

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Last week my fireman and I went to dinner with one of our favorite couple friends.  It was way overdue for us to catch up, so we decided to meet at one of my favorite restaurants to do just that.  As … [Read more...]

Chicken Pita Wrap

You can’t seem to drop the extra pounds, your cholesterol is on an upward climb, and your blood pressure is far from regulated- even though you’re eating “healthy”? A review of studies by John Hopkins … [Read more...]

Spanish Bistro Chicken

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This recipe is a take off a classic Bistro Chicken I've made in the early days of Chocolate Broccoli.  Like WAY early days.  A little over two years later, I have done a remake- but with a spicy … [Read more...]

Sausage, Tomato, & Arugula Fettuccine

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I have confessed my love for Cooking Light on more than one occasion.. and have admitted my addiction, not only to CL, but to most all foodie magazines. (I swear my name is a lit sign in the magazine … [Read more...]

October Supper Club

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This month was hosted with pleasure by the Tapella's.  Jacqueline absolutely loves the month of October- and who's to blame her when this month symbolizes the start of the holiday season, cooler … [Read more...]

Bean & Cheese Enchiladas

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This meal rounds out our week of meatless meals.  I better be careful using that word.. meatless.  An American obsession with meat justifies the serving of mega-burgers, foot-longs, and frisbee-sized … [Read more...]

Oven Roasted Root Vegetables

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I don't know about where you are, but here in Texas it is gorgeous.  A slight chill in the air- crispy 60 degree mornings- allows me to pull out my light sweaters and knee-high boots.  Ahh.. my boots … [Read more...]

Mexican Stuffed Poblanos

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My Fireman and I were out of town this weekend , yet again for family wedding (we spent a beautiful 4-days in a cabin last week with our Supper Club group)  Two weekends in a row of all-you-can eat … [Read more...]