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Balsamic-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks

Is it too early for a sensible post yet? Sensible as in a recipe that isn’t drenched in cream, butter, cheese, and other holiday food extravagances? Sure, there’s some honey and brown sugar in this, but compared to what we’ve all probably been eating lately, this is a pretty healthy meal. Especially if you […]

Chicken and Green Beans with Fermented Black Beans — It's a Beanapalooza!

Well, hell. It’s hot out again. And here I thought we were going to escape the Summer with sweet, sweet 70’s and sunny weather through the end. Nope. 101 103 degrees Friday and Saturday. Ick. Now’s the time for the chilled pea soup. But Saturday I will try a new gazpacho recipe — that’ll […]

Pan Seared Tuna with Ginger-Shitake Cream Sauce — Yes, Cream Sauce!

I’m typically a pretty simple girl when it comes to tuna — a grill pan, some oil, salt & pepper and some soy sauce for dippin’ and I’m done. Okay, maybe a few more things but you know what I mean.

However, the other day, I had some cream left over from the […]

Everything is better en Croute

Pork Tenderloin en Croute with Creole Mustard Sauce This makes a really great Sunday night dinner or whenever you have some extra time. It’s pretty easy (although there are a number of steps) and it also looks very impressive, so it would be good for company. I saw this on Emeril Live and although […]