Blog Archives for tag fresh basil

Roasted Tomato Walnut Chicken

I love the California walnut ads in food and lifestyle magazines—they always have a lovely spread of photos and recipe… Continue reading »

Potato, Radish & Green Bean Salad with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

Think of this as a modern (and much healthier!) take on a traditional potato salad. No mayo in sight, just… Continue reading »

Baked Chicken Florentine Meatballs with Cannellini Beans

Who doesn’t love a meatball? (Especially ones served in a pot of rich, flavorful marinara sauce…)  I like to use… Continue reading »

Angel Hair with Ricotta & Tomatoes

The beauty of this summertime pasta is in the creamy, ricotta cheese-coated pasta strands mixed with the bright, fresh flavor… Continue reading »

‘Black Pepper-Curry Chicken Sauté’

With a new bottle of yellow curry powder in hand, this recipe couldn’t have come at a better time!  A… Continue reading »

Prosciutto & Egg Crêpes

Earlier in the week when I made the baked Italian Crêpe Cannelloni recipe from Fine Cooking magazine, I saved the extra crêpes… Continue reading »

Roasted Fingerling Potato & Cherry Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

A wonderful summertime produce combination is that of tender, roasted fingerling potatoes, sliced leeks and halved, ripe cherry tomatoes.  The… Continue reading »

‘Spicy Pasta all Norma’

Pasta alla Norma is a classic Italian pasta dish made with cubes of tender eggplant, fresh basil, garlic, dried oregano,… Continue reading »

Potato & Zucchini Tian with Basil

A classic French tian is not only the name of an actual ceramic baking dish, but also a baked vegetable side… Continue reading »

‘Mostly Veggie Pasta with Sausage’

Aptly named, this recipe is chock-full of summertime produce and herbs.  A colorful combination of whole peeled tomatoes, mushrooms, broccoli,… Continue reading »