• Dijon Chicken

    Chicken breasts in a creamy Dijon mustard sauce with shallots.
  • Green Smoothie

    Healthy green smoothie with banana, pineapple, spinach, and Greek yogurt.
  • Black Eyed Pea Salsa with Cheese Quesadillas

    Black-eyed Pea Salsa with green chiles, onions, red bell pepper, served with jack cheese quesadillas
  • Gremolata

    How to make gremolata, a savory condiment of parsley, garlic, and lemon zest.
  • Festive Beet Citrus Salad with Kale and Pistachios

    Color beet salad with orange slices, kale, and toasted pistachios.
  • Merry Christmas 2013

    Merry Christmas 2013 from Simply Recipes!
  • Mini Muffin Frittatas

    Mini frittatas made in mini muffin tins, with eggs, feta cheese, mushrooms, onions, and chard.
  • Pear Tarte Tatin

    French classic, tarte tatin aux poires, upside down pear tart with flakey pastry crust.
  • Romanesco Salad

    Romanesco broccoli salad with steamed romanesco florets, red onions, celery, parsley, capers, marinated in vinaigrette
  • St. Lucia Saffron Buns

    Swedish Christmastime favorite, saffron infused S shaped sweet rolls, for St. Lucia Day.
  • Hamburger and Macaroni

    American comfort classic hamburger and macaroni recipe. Browned ground beef cooked in a tomato onion sauce, mixed in with elbow macaroni.
  • Curried Chicken Salad with Endive

    Curried chicken salad spooned into endive "boats" for a crisp, delightful appetizer.
  • 2013 Recommended Book List

    Some of my favorite food and cooking books from 2013.
  • Lemon Pesto Turkey Pasta

    Bowtie pasta tossed with lemon zest, basil pesto, and leftover turkey, carbonara style
  • Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon

    Pioneer Woman's slow cooked fresh green beans with tomatoes, bacon, and onions. A great Thanksgiving side!
  • Turkey Noodle Casserole

    Turkey noodle casserole with egg noodles, leftover turkey, shallots, celery, and a white sauce with Gruyere, mustard, and tarragon.
  • Jeweled Carrot Salad with Apple and Pomegranate

    Shredded carrot salad with apples, pomegranate seeds, raisins, craisins, mayo, lime juice, and honey.
  • How to Cut and De-Seed a Pomegranate

    How to cut open and de-seed a pomegranate. Step-by-step instructions with photographs.
  • Brussels Sprouts Gratin

    Brussels sprouts blanched and baked in a cheesy white sauce with pancetta and gruyere. A perfect Thanksgiving side!
  • Broccoli Apple Soup

    Creamy broccoli soup with apples and NO cream!
  • Cranberry Upside Down Cake

    Cranberry upside down cake with caramel cranberry topping and orange zest speckled sour cream cake.
  • Easiest Ever Garlic Bread

    Pressed for time? Don't have an oven? Want just a slice or two of garlic bread? Here's a quick and easy way to make garlic bread.
  • Sopa Seca de Fideo with Tomatillos

    Tomatillo salsa verde version of sopa seca de fideo, thin noodles cooked in broth and salsa, garnished with chorizo and goat cheese.
  • Italian Egg Drop Soup, Stracciatella

    Light nourishing Italian soup with chicken stock, egg, Parmesan, and ribbons of spinach.
  • Pumpkin Waffles

    Hearty pumpkin waffles made with pumpkin purée, pumpkin pie spices, flour, egg, and buttermilk.
  • White Bean Soup with Ham, Pumpkin, and Chard

    Hearty fall and winter soup with pumpkin, white beans, a ham hock, tomato, and chard.