Thai Soup (Tom Ka Gai) and Spring Rolls

This dinner was great and the two components went perfectly together. It was a nice light yet comforting meal. Thr Spring rolls were a little bit of a pain to roll, but otherwise it was really easy to make. The dipping sauce was amazing- I’m trying to think of more things to dip! Also, next […]

Chicken Saltimboca

This recipe is so simple, but absolutely delicious. I served it with some fresh anglehair (1/2 serving was enough) and blanched asparagus. To reheat, I warmed it in a covered pan with a little marsala about 5 minutes. 1 T. butter3 chicken breasts1/4 lb. prosciutto3 slices provolone1 onion, chopped1/3 c. marsala wine Split the chicken […]

Spicy Crab Chowder

This is one of our favorite soups- we made it a ton last winter and couldn’t wait for the weather to cool enough to make it again this year. It’s even better the second day- it’ll thicken up a bit in the fridge. 1 T. olive oil1 T. butter1 large potato, cubed1 onion, chopped2 ribs […]

Salmon Cakes with Tarragon Sauce

For this I really like to use Trader Joe’s salmon. It looks far less scary coming out of the can than other brands do. Leftovers are great served cold on top of a salad. salmon cakes:14 oz. can of salmon, drained1/4 cup RF mayonaise3 T breadcrumbs1 egg white, slightly beaten1/4 c. breadcrumbs Mash the slmon […]

chickpea salad

This is a great recipe that I make fairly often. It can work as a side dish or as a light lunch. I recently brought it to a pot-luck picnic where it was a huge hit. I’ve also had good luck substituting for LF Cesar or FF red wine vinaigrette for the dressing. 1 can […]