• Creamy Celery Soup

    Classic cream of celery soup with celery, onion, leeks, garlic, stock and a little cream.
  • Turkey and Mushroom Meatballs

    Best turkey meatballs ever, with cremini and shiitake mushrooms, onions, garlic, and herbs.
  • Braised BBQ Beef Sandwich

    Chuck roast, slow cooked on low heat in a braise of barbecue sauce, then shredded and served over sandwich buns. Great for big parties.
  • Crab Cakes with Ginger and Lime

    Asian inspired crab cakes with fresh crab meat, lime, ginger, and sriracha.
  • Broccoli Slaw with Cranberry Orange Dressing

    Broccoli slaw, a coleslaw made with broccoli stems, cabbage, and carrots, with a tangy cranberry orange dressing.
  • Cabbage Soup

    Healthy, simple cabbage soup, a nourishing soup with cabbage, chicken stock, onions and tomatoes.
  • Creamy Dijon Mustard Chicken

    Creamy Dijon mustard chicken! Boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked in a creamy Dijon mustard sauce with shallots. 1-pot, EASY!
  • 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!