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Herb Roasted Turkey Tonnato

The first time I ever had Turkey Tonnato was on a return trip to Siena, Italy, to visit my ‘host family’ with whom I lived while studying abroad some 15 years prior. Elena served it laid out

What’s for Dinner?

I think people assume because I teach and write about cooking, that I’m making some fabulously fancy meal every night of the week.  I’m sorry to report that’s not really the case.  Yes, I do cook. 

Shrimp Fried Rice at Home

I read a lot of cooking magazines.  I try a lot of recipes I find in them.  Many of them are very good, but only occasionally do I find one that makes it into my regular rotation.  I recently hit the

Hard-Boiled Egg Round Up

Easter is over, but there are still lots of colorful eggs in your fridge…what’s a bunny to do?  Here are some ideas for those leftovers…. Egg Salad Sandwiches— to me, this is the best use of

Carrot Risotto

Hooray for springtime!  With spring and the Easter Bunny on my mind, I thought I’d share a recipe for new dish featuring carrots!  I heard about a similar dish during an interview of the chef at Dirty

One Last Stew…

The only two things I will miss about wintertime are skiing and stew.  As we all start to lighten up for spring, the crock pots get put away for the season along with the heavy ingredients.  I

Superbowl Snacks

Many of you are probably mourning the Pats not making the Superbowl (in our house we are Buffalo Bills fans, so we are used to this feeling).  Well, all that means is you can pay less attention to the

Cornbread Combos

It’s been awhile since my last post—between the holidays I moved into a new home and have been busybusy getting settled and was not doing a lot of cooking!  Now I’m back in action with my new

Turkey Leftover Wraps

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  The entire day is all about food!  No cards, no gifts, no costumes, and no elaborate decorations.  Just one big, glorious meal with family and friends. 

Homemade Hostess!!

Twinkies and HoHos may soon be a thing of the past, but you can make your own Hostess-style cupcakes at home that taste even better than the original! A few years back, I was watching