Roasted Asparagus & Shallots

I believe asparagus taste best when roasted in the oven…today’s recipe roasts them in a cast iron skillet along with thin slices of shallots … a timeless recipe – perfect not only for weeknights but for special occasions as well. The thicker asparagus roast better than the skinny ones – keep that in mind when you’re at the market. Just a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and a dash of salt and fresh ground pepper bring out all the flavor of Springtime Asparagus…

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Zucchini & Bacon Fritters With Smoked Salmon Spread

Zucchini & Bacon Fritters With Smoked Salmon Spread
This was a wonderful lunch for my Hubby and I while we played Chinese checkers…(which is really a German game…)?! Since zucchini are pouring out of my garden, making them new and delicious is a must. I didn’t want to make the same old fried or spaghetti zucchini and since I love all things smoked I decided to make the whole dish a smoky flavored dish…Success!!! Don’t you love when that happens??? Continue reading

Chicken A La Princess

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I named this after me… My Hubby calls me Princess, so I always feel like one. Anyway, when Linda and I were growing up our mother used to make chicken a la king. It wasn’t my favorite, but I always loved the Popovers she would make with them. Although I’ve never had success with popovers before, I finally found out why one day when I was checking out Food Wishes… Don’t preheat the oven! Now I can make popovers with confidence and gusto! So with that in hand, I set out to make a chicken A La something that I would like, so here it is! Chicken A La Princess… Continue reading

Chicken Cutlets With White Wine & Shallots

Chicken Cutlets With White Wine & Shallots

I love chicken especially when its been pounded paper thin, breaded then cooked to perfect tenderness. Chicken breasts tend to be a little dry. My hubby and I prefer the thigh, but when I serve it like a cutlet, it’s always a welcomed dish. I have also found over the years it is an economical and versatile way to use the breast because it serves many more people this way and you can change the seasoning in the breading and the sauce combinations. Today it was made with a simple reduction of white wine and shallots… Continue reading