Lobster and Scallop Risotto

I felt like something different, so I threw this together. It took a while and was pretty fancy, so its best saved for a weekend meal. 1 package risotto riceolive oil1 vidalia onion, chopped2 shallots, chopped2 c. white wine2 c. chicken brothwater1/2 lb. asparagus, cut into small pieces1.5 lb. lobster meat1/2 lb. jumbo scallops2 tsp. […]

lamb vindaloo

I was looking for something to do with the leftover lamb, and thisended up being a great choice! It was pretty quick and easy forIndian, but it had a really nice flavor. Not as spicy as restaurnatvindaloo, but you could probably add a few chopped chilis if you wantit spicier. If you make this with […]

"that stuff with the mushrooms and the polenta"

Because “mushroom sautee over charred polenta with spicy ham” doesn’t sound good and doesn’t really describe the dish well either. I didn’t take a picture of this because one I took a serving out of the pan, it just looked kind of messy. It was DELICIOUS though and I’ll definitely be making it again. I […]

Leg of Lamb and Mojitos

I don’t feel like I did much cooking on this one, but it was really delicious so I’ll post it anyway. I picked up a burgundy marinaded boneless leg of lamb at Trader Joes and cooked it according to package directions (for medium rare, just over an hour for a 2.5 pound cut. Not too […]

whole wheat pizza

This is one that I based on one of the pizzas at California Pizza Kitchen but lightened up a lot. I used some gourmet garden basil this time- this stuff is great! It keeps for about 3 months in the refrigerator and tastes much better than dried. Fresh is still ideal, but when you can’t […]

chimichangas

these take a little more time to make than most of my recipes. butthey’re still really easy. And most of the time is waiting for them tocome out of the oven, so it isn’t too bad. You can use whatevertortillas you want… I usually use fajita sized 98% fat free flourtortillas (this will make about […]