Category: Dinner

FALL: Porchetta Chops with Potato Chestnut Dressing

As you can see in the picture, this dish recently went out in a delivery for Bonicelli Fresh Meal Delivery.  I thought I’d share the recipe with you. Porchetta was our family’s usual Holiday roast…
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New Year Recipe Ideas: Tuna Pasta Salad with Orecchiette

The secret to the success of any recipe lies in the quality of the ingredients used.  There is probably no ingredient that this is more true with than canned tuna.  I was fortunate enough to…
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Trip Log: France/Spain October 2014

This is my blog first entry documenting our recent trip to Spain.  My husband Mark and I booked our plane tickets 2 years ago – cashing in on some miles that were about to expire….
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Fall Vegetable Pasta on Fox 9 Buzz

Burrata is a fresh mozzarella that is stretched, filled with shreds of fresh mozzarella and cream, then formed into a ball. This amazing cheese recently started showing up in stores in Minneapolis. This is one…
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Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki and Naan

  This morning I bought  freshly picked cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, and herbs at the Minneapolis Farmers Market.  When I came home I put this sandwich on the menu.  Every culture has a signature…
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Pistachio Chicken on Fox 9 Buzz

The highlight of my week?  I did a really  fun demo on Fox 9 The Buzz..  I made Pistachio Encrusted Chicken Medallions with Mango Salsa and chatted with Anchor Tom Butler.  Ross Svebeck, who put…
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Pizza Fritta

This year, we are starting a new Christmas Eve tradition.  At the request of my son, we are doing “make your own” Pizza Fritta.  I am so excited about this! Everyone is a chef at…
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Oeufs en Cocotte

This is more of a technique than a recipe. Oeufs en Cocotte was something I had in New York – years after my kids became adults. I stumbled across a Julie Child video and was…
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Poached Whole Salmon

I  practiced on several smaller fish before I tackled (hee!) this 17 pound fish. One of the things I learned is that the larger the fish the less problem you have with bones because they…
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