Honey and Chili Glazed Duck Breast

A few months ago, I bought a duck breast on a whim. I tend to do crazy things like that. I had no idea what to do with it, but this recipe from November’s Cooking Lights caught my eye, so I gave it a try. It was delicious! Also not too bad for a weeknight- […]

Zuppa Toscana

I wish I could say that this was a recipe that was passed down through generations of grandmothers, but it was really more of a “I have some leftover sausage and I want soup…what to do?” I combined bits and pieces from various recipes that I found on the ‘net, and ended up with a […]

Revisiting an Old Recipe

The other day on the way home from work, we were talking about what to have for dinner. This usually isnt’ a great way to go about planning your meal, but somehow the risotto with sausage and broccoli rabe that I made in July popped into my head, and we knew what we would be […]

Bean Soup Topped with Bread and Cheese

This soup was really fast and easy to make. Great for a cold, rainyday! It was also another one of those recipes that says it serves 4,but will actually feed a small army- half a serving made a fillinglunch. I used a rosemary and olive oil Italian bread, which wasdelicious. 2 T. olive oil1 onion, […]

Potato and Parsnip Latkes

We has these last night with applewood smoked porkchops, homemade applesauce, and riesling. YUM. It was a perfect Fall meal. The latkes do require a bit of prep (I really need to invest in a food processor with fancy blades for shredding and such), but otherwise they are fairly quick and easy. I’ve made them […]

Chocolate Sorbet

I took this recipe from one of my favorite food blogs, Chocolate &Zuchinni (see link at right). It was amazing. Very rich and delicious.Add to the fact that it's naturally low in points, and the fact that the recipe only makes 4 servings, so even if you eat the whole thng you're not too screwed […]