I wish this blog was in smell-o-vision because this roasted whole chicken smells magical. The flesh of this succulent “yard bird” is perfectly flavored by the lush herb butter. When teamed with roasted vegetables and homemade giblet gravy, you have a perfect Sunday roast to serve to your family and friends.
So last night kicked off the NFL season and with it comes some truely scumptious beer soaked, cheese covered, buffalo dipped recipes. You don’t show up to a game Day or tailgating party and enjoy a crunchy bite of crudité, you fill your tummy with deep fried turkey, chicken wings and cheese dip. So kick-up your feet and check out this week’s best football game day recipes. Continue reading
Summer is peaking and tomatoes are bursting off their vines. I love the smell of a ripe tomato that’s been sitting in the sun. Just cut me a wedge, sprinkle with some sea salt or dip in a bit of homemade vinaigrette and I am happier than a puppy getting his belly rubbed. Funny thing is that I hated raw tomatoes until I was nearly sixteen. All that joy I was missing. Luckily my taste buds grew up! Below I’ve compiled a list of some of the best tomato recipes out this week. Some simple, some a bit more complex, all deliciou Continue reading
This is a bonus recipe from August Guest Blogger, Valerie Catullo, “Growing up, wastefulness was considered the eighth deadly sin. Never throw out something you can use again or in a new and different way. While making the Lemony Tomato Basil Soup I just couldn’t bring myself to throw away the leftover mushy tomato-root veggie mixture. After a few experiments I came up with this zesty caponata that mirrors the flavors in the soup – only now in a spread! Put it on sandwiches, over fish, or our personal favorite – as a sauce over zucchini noodles. Enjoy!” Continue reading
In honor of my best friend whose birthday is on Monday, and who also happens to have a gluten allergy, my first weekly recipe round-up is for some yummy gluten-free recipes. Celiac Disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes a gluten intolerance resulting in various gastrointestinal issues. At first I remember she struggled to adjust her diet but now it is a seamless part of her life. Surprisingly, you can find gluten is hiding in many dishes and food products that you wouldn’t expect such as steak seasonings, soy sauces, pickles, licorice…and even communion wafers! But all is not lost! Below find some of the best gluten-free recipes on the net, in my humble opinion anyway. Continue reading