Tuscan Chicken Risotto: Revisited

Over the last few weeks Heidi and I have been resharing some of our tried and true favorites…Here’s one from August 2015 that has all the flavors of Tuscany combined into a hearty and warm one pot meal! Red wine, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, Pecorino cheese, hearty braised chicken thighs & fragrant herbs such as rosemary, sage and parsley…perfect for this late Spring day… Continue reading

Pepperoni & Cheese Soft Pretzels

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When I lived in Philadelphia I would go almost every day to a corner vendor for a Philly soft pretzel for lunch. I’m sure it wasn’t the best thing to do, but it certainly fit my college budget! I sometimes get the hankering for a good homemade soft pretzel. Today I made them a little different. I added pepperoni and cheese!!! Serve with some cheese dip and a little marinara and you have pizza in a pretzel. You can also make little bite size pieces which would be great for your upcoming Super Bowl Party!!  Continue reading

Sun Dried Tomato, Prosciutto & Spinach Pasta

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Last night around 7 o’clock I was so tired…I didn’t really want to make dinner, but we were hungry and going out wasn’t an option…I was just too darn tired. So after a trip to the fridge and the pantry, I made a quick inventory of what I could put together…Pasta!!! As it turned out, it was absolutely delicious, super simple and just what the doctor ordered!!!  Continue reading

Cheesy Manicotti

Cheesy Manicotti

With so many people coming for Thanksgiving dinner and arriving the night before, I wanted to make a dish a day in advance that could be popped in the oven for guests when they arrive from their long journeys. Manicotti is not as hard as some think when you do a few simple tips… Continue reading