Potato & Chicken Sausage Gratin


My Fireman has seemingly found his way in the CB kitchen.  I have been hard at work to provide him with super simple recipes, with short ingredient lists and easy to understand preparation guidelines, … [Read more...]

Chicken Sausage Stuffed Shells with Artichoke & Spinach


This is one of those recipes that can easily be switched to meatless. ..and you can pretty much be safe in stuffing whatever you please into these shells and still get a successful recipe and yummy … [Read more...]

Skillet BBQ Chicken Pasta


This was one of those recipes that at first glance was almost too weird for me.  I mean, BBQ sauce is one of the greatest condiments ever developed- but on pasta?  I suppose I never eat my Mac … [Read more...]

Baked Italian Cauliflower


Not a big fan of veggies? Or have someone in your house that revolts when their plate includes something colorful?   I can't say I have that problem in the CB kitchen.. I am very thankful for my … [Read more...]

Not My Mama’s Chicken Divan


This comfort casserole takes me back.  Back about 20 years, actually.  And, actually.. that makes me feel OLD.  Even though I haven't even hit my thirties, I still can feel it in my bones when I … [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...]

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...]

Ratatouille Polenta Lasagna


Noodless Lasagna is what I bring you today for #MM.  Don't mistake- this dietitian LOVES her noodles- any form of pasta, really.  Carbs in general.  But- in my defense, my body LOVES carbohydrates as … [Read more...]

Mexican Chicken Casserole


I cannot believe I've never posted this recipe.  I've been cooking for my Fireman for over 7 years now.. and we have eaten this on more than one occasion, thats for sure.  Maybe I was just being … [Read more...]

Basil Pesto & Mushroom Lasagna


I love going to the hair salon.   There is something about these golden honey highlights and a fresh trim that makes a girl feel pretty.  Plus, I adore my hair dresser. Actually.. my last hair girl … [Read more...]