Soba Noodle Salad with Citrus-Ginger Vinaigrette


Hello Monday. It's nice to see you (again), I suppose.  This weekend was almost a beating- I (we) kept so busy the past two/three days all kind of just run together.  Last night I was laying in … [Read more...]

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken


Thai Chicken.  Spicy Thai Chicken.  With fresh basil.  A classic Thai-style dish, and probably would take you less time  to make this dish than to blow dry your hair.  Unless you are one of those … [Read more...]

Truffled Crawfish Mac & Cheese


For the New Year holiday my sweet Fireman and I dined out at a local hot spot, Brownstone, formerly inspired by chef Casey Thompson and her love for Southern cuisine.  The girl was amazing on Top … [Read more...]

Mango and Black Bean Salad


Today I bring you a true recipe winner.  Even if fruit and rice paired together weirds you out in the slightest- I have faith you and your tastebuds would enjoy this.  I found this recipe to … [Read more...]

Recipe Redux: Bok Choy Gratin


This month's theme for Recipe Redux: The First Shoots of Spring!  How fun! The challenge was to create a recipe using any edible plants found consuming the produce section of your markets.  A total … [Read more...]

Baja Beef Tacos


We are slowly approaching high tailing it into the end of April (Wait, what?.. seriously?) and with the end of April comes the inevitable heat of the summer.  Especially here in the Lone Star … [Read more...]

Skillet Chicken Sausage Pasta


This one feeds a crowd!  I made this for just my Fireman and me- and had leftovers for days!  It was fine- brought it with me for lunch 2 days and ate the rest of it for dinner a couple nights that … [Read more...]

Mexican Slaw with Spiced Pepitas


I'm obsessed with salad right now.  Really, I'm obsessed with slaw.  I think I've made a version of one at least once a week for the past two months.  My clients have noticed too.. I've been preparing … [Read more...]

Lemon, Artichoke, & Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken


Stuffed chicken.  How many ways can you do it?  Wellllll- You can  pound and roll it.. stuff it with veggies.. seasonal herbs.. whole grains.. think: couscous, quinoa, rice.. any cheese … [Read more...]

April Supper Club: Maine Edition


This month's Supper Club was incredible.  Like nothing I've ever eaten in my life!  Can I go back a few days to sitting in the dining room at the Tapella's, again?  Wait.. give me  a minute.. going … [Read more...]