Blog Archives for category Culinary Creations

‘Maple-Vanilla Carrots’

Recipes like this make me smile.  Recipes that highlight just a few quality ingredients and that transform these relatively simple… Continue reading »

Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs

These decadent lamb meatballs are flavored with fresh rosemary, Pecorino cheese, chopped olives and golden raisins. Baked until tender and… Continue reading »

Mushroom & Fennel Salad with Shaved Pecorino

This is one of my all-time favorite Italian salads. Thinly sliced, crunchy fennel is combined with sliced cremini mushrooms, shaved… Continue reading »

‘Turmeric Chicken-&-Chickpea Soup’

During our rare snow days this past week, a fragrant pot of chicken soup was a must!  This Thai-inspired chicken… Continue reading »

‘Cajun-Spiced Catfish with Wilted Greens’

Normally when I cook catfish it is lightly fried with a golden brown crunch, or cut into bite-sized pieces and… Continue reading »

‘Tahini Chicken with Bok Choy & Mango Salad’

This colorful and flavorful entree salad comes together in no time at all!  The base is crunchy bok choy and… Continue reading »

‘Collard Green Creole Dirty Rice’

If, like me, you like to serve Dirty Rice with your New Year’s Day dinner, this is most definitely the… Continue reading »

Sorghum-Glazed Delicata Squash with Rosemary & Pecans

Glazing root vegetables before you roast them in a hot oven gives them an added sweetness and slight candied-feel.  When… Continue reading »

White Chocolate Pots de Crème

Very similar to a homemade pudding, a French pot de crème is a stirred custard dessert that can be easily flavored… Continue reading »

‘Pasta with Braised Radicchio’

This time of year, we start seeing a wide selection of bitter greens in the grocery store and at our… Continue reading »