1-CRUST CHICKEN POT PIE

Quick and simple family meals are crucial for mid-week dinners. I’m not above frozen pizza but having “prepared” a meal makes me feel like I’m keeping up with the super moms who shop organic, make Cricut Valentines and wash their hair on a regular basis. I’m sorry, I shower daily but I just can’t commit…

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

A good chocolate buttercream frosting recipe is like money in the bank, you know you have it and you’ve already planned a million ways you’re going to use it. You will love this, and the only thing better than printing off this recipe would be to have some stashed in the freezer as a “break in…

Rustic Chicken Sandwich

This open-faced chicken sandwich came about simply by utilizing the ingredients we had on hand, which makes it perfectly rustic because though your refrigerator may be barren, you likely still have these few ingredients on hand. There wasn’t much planning aside from the desire to attempt delicious baked radishes in hopes of finally liking radishes.…

Chenin Blanc with Rice Pilaf & Gingered Whitefish Recipe

Spring has sprung and fish is on the menu. Eating a light fare is on the top of everyones list to acquire that summer body, but eating healthy should not be incumbent on sacrificing flavor. With this whitefish recipe you can cook for two or just as easily have an impressive dinner party for eight…

Brunello & handmade harissa pasta.

 It’s Wednesday again, and what is more “winesday” than an exquisite Brunello and hand crafting an herb infused pasta? Sangiovese, or sanguis jove as derived from Latin and translated as the blood of jove; jupiter; the king of the gods, is an italian grape varietal grown through most of southern Italy.  A Rosso di Montalcino is made exclusively from Sangiovese…

Easiest Scalloped Potatoes

Au Gratin Potatoes or Scalloped Potatoes are a superb side dish for many reasons; one, they are a rich and creamy comfort food; two, they require virtually no skill so long as you know how to slice a potato; and three, they are inexpensive to make (great for feeding a crowd). In our home Scalloped potatoes, Granny…