Crispy Oven-Roasted Garlic Parmesan Potatoes

These potatoes are a cross between soft mashed potatoes and crispy fries. They make just as great a side dish to an impressive holiday meal as they do to a casual, every day dinner. Crunchy outside skin, tender inside, salty, cheesy, and addictive! Crispy Oven-Roasted Garlic Potatoes(Original recipe: Ina Garten) 1 pound small red potatoes1 … Continue reading Crispy Oven-Roasted Garlic Parmesan Potatoes

Chicken, Asparagus, and Peas in Lemon Cream Sauce

As spring days get longer, we start craving meals that are lighter. This delicate cream sauce is punctuated by the brightness of lemon juice, balanced by garlic and the freshness of asparagus and peas. If you're watching your carb intake, you can omit the pasta. The chicken and veggies tossed in this delicious sauce make … Continue reading Chicken, Asparagus, and Peas in Lemon Cream Sauce

Chicken and Broccolini in Lemon White Wine Sauce

This recipe is adapted from a friend's killer lemon chicken orecchiette recipe that I used to ask her to make weekly. Nowadays, it's one of my husband's most requested dinners. The garlic, the lemon, and the sundried tomatoes marry together to create such a delicious sauce. I wanted to come up with a wheat-free option … Continue reading Chicken and Broccolini in Lemon White Wine Sauce

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

It's time for our February installment of Birthday Celebration Desserts! February's Birthday Guy chose his all-time favorite: Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. The result was a deliciously spiced cake with a perfectly moist crumb and creamy, tart frosting that I will definitely be making again in the future! I also decided to try fondant … Continue reading Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Honeycrisp Apple and Pomegranate Salsa

Today we're celebrating not just one in-season winter ingredient, but two: Honeycrisp apples and pomegranates! This colorful and refreshing salsa balances sweet fruit, spicy jalapeno, herbaceous cilantro, and flaky salt. It can be served immediately after assembling, making it a very easy side dish to proteins or a topping to a fresh salad. Or just … Continue reading Honeycrisp Apple and Pomegranate Salsa