An all organic arugula salad with fresh beets, radishes, Persian cukes, pear tomatoes and shredded carrots tossed in a lime dijon vinaigrette. What better way to prepare the palate for 2 weeks in Italy at the Key to the Castle Workshop. Follow our journey of writing, painting, yoga-ing and eating on IG @KTTCWorkshop
Category: Food Talk
Garlic-buttered-brolied Sweet Lobster Tails
These garlic-buttered-brolied sweet lobster tails were such a big hit on Thanksgiving, I may have to do them again on Christmas Eve. I ordered them online, delivered to my front door from Fulton Fish Market. Here’s the “recipe” to serve 8-12 people in addition to the rest of your menu – if doing as a… Continue reading Garlic-buttered-brolied Sweet Lobster Tails
Potato Leek Soup
PREP TIME: 20-30 mins COOK TIME: 40-60 mins SERVINGS: 4 to 6 servings Ingredients: 3 large leeks 2 pounds potatoes (Yukon gold or Russet) 4 stalks celery 2 green onions (scallions) 4 cups chicken (or vegetable) broth 1 cup dry white wine ½ stick Kerrygold (or any farm fresh) unsalted butter 1 cup fresh, heavy cream, allowed to come to room temperature on counter for 1 hour… Continue reading Potato Leek Soup
My First Experience as a Featured Storyteller at Pros(e) of Pie
Daffodils and Mimosas
I took this photo tonight at 11:00 pm, in my kitchen, just after a long hard month of staging our house in preparation for a photo shoot and listing it for sale. For me, it captures the darkness and the light of my emotions at this very moment.
Nothing says “Road Trip” like a visit to Cracker Barrel
Cracker Barrel breakfast – pit stop en route to a writing retreat in Vermont. Going off the grid again – back in a few days.
Lemon Pepper Pappardelle w/Prosciutto & Peas
Sunday dinner: Lemon-Pepper Pappardelle with Prosciutto & Peas. Many asked for the recipe – so here it is. First, you can make this with any pasta but I do believe the lemon-pepper pappardelle greatly contributed to the flavor and texture of the dish. I purchased it at Trader Joe’s. Ingredients: – 1 (8oz.) package Trader… Continue reading Lemon Pepper Pappardelle w/Prosciutto & Peas
Pasta with Chicken Cacciatore Sauce
Comfort food for a cold, wet Sunday. Pasta with Chicken Cacciatore Sauce.
Winter Veggie Roast – Before and After
So easy…Carrots, Beets and Brussels Sprouts tossed lightly in Olive Oil, Salt & Pepper. Then Roast in 400 Degree Oven for 45 minutes. Yum!
Getting ready to roast a branch of Brussels sprouts but basting first with a glaze of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, fig preserves, garlic, cracked salt & pepper. Going into a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 45 minutes.