This is another recipe my daughter tried from Ayesha Curry’s cookbook. It is called Chicken Tagine in her cookbook. I personally do not own a tagine so I feel kinda bad keeping the word in the recipe, a tagine is a conical pottery cooking vessel, I am sure you have seen one if you have ever walked through a kitchen store. The top looks a … Continue reading Chicken Tagine
I think I have finally found something I am passionate about. I mean truly passionate about. I love playing golf, I love gardening, I love traveling and exploring; but what gets me really excited is food. It only took me around 20 years to figure out that I get super excited about the experience of and being around food. I mean it has not always … Continue reading Creamy Garlic Chicken
The holiday season is upon us; which is quite apparent if you have ventured into pretty much ANY store. Just this last weekend there was Christmas music playing at my local craft store while I was picking up stuff for my Thanksgiving table centerpiece. Let the games begin! And just because you have a huge list of things to get done on the weekends doesn’t … Continue reading Crockpot Chicken Chili
I seem to break the cardinal rule of “never make a new dish to serve company” fairly often. I also always confess up front that this is a new dish; I am not sure how it’s going to come out or taste. I think I confess upfront just in case it’s not a hit; kind of a cop out isn’t it! Maybe I will turn over … Continue reading Grilled Chicken with Pineapple Salad
I am a huge lover of soup; it surprises me when I hear some people are not. I think of soup/chowder and stew as a warm hug in a bowl. There are endless possibilities you can combine to make a yummy pot of soup, you can add milk and/or cream for chowder, clear broth to make a light soup or combine cream and broth to … Continue reading Soup Season is here – Chicken Tortilla Soup
If you like Scallops and have only ever had them battered and fried; you are missing out on something pretty special and extremely simple to make. Sea Scallops need very little attention before you can enjoy them. Make sure to remove the small side muscle from each scallop, rinse with cold water and thoroughly pat dry. Get out your favorite 12 to 14-inch sauté … Continue reading Pan Seared Scallops
I had a cooking class last week where we made 3 different chicken dishes. We made Harvest Roasted Chicken, Skillet Chicken and Chicken Cordon Bleu. I had blogged a few weeks ago about the Chicken Cordon Bleu it was a huge hit as I knew it would be the white wine sauce is just that awesome!!! I … Continue reading Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! Looking for a night out? Maybe a recipe or two to add to your list of go to meals. All are easy enough to make during the week but flavorful and impressive enough to show off. We will make 3 totally different chicken dinnersChicken Cordon BleuHarvest ChickenSkillet Chicken Let me know if you are interested in coming Thursday the 20th at 6pm. Cost … Continue reading Winner Winner Chicken Dinner – Class Thur 3/20 6pm
Left town on Friday around 1pm and headed North for a weekend of golfing & laughs with another couple. Not even thinking that North in New England this time of year generally means the leaf peepers are out and about; though the colors are not at their peak just yet. The turning of the trees is one of many magical moments in New England; if … Continue reading Golf weekend, leaf peeping and a quick yummy dinner!
So far so good! I have had 4 cooking classes in my home and I have had a lot of fun sharing how I cook with others. My first class was a trial run to see if I could have that many cooks in the kitchen, you know how that saying goes “Too many cooks in the kitchen…” I feel that 4 students plus me … Continue reading Cooking Class – My sous chef sucks – she doesn’t but it made for a funny story