Chicken with Artichokes, Sun-dried Tomatoes, and Chicpeas

Pollo con carciofi, pomodori, e ceci, a recipe found in Every day in Tuscany by Frances May. She is the author of Under the Tuscan Sun. There’s some interesting recipes found in this novel. Serves 4. Here’s the recipe with some of my adjustments. 5 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil 1 whole chicken, cut intoContinue reading “Chicken with Artichokes, Sun-dried Tomatoes, and Chicpeas”

Couscous with Peas and Mint

Quick and easy recipe I made last night for dinner. I served it along grilled lamb chops. Courtesy of foodnetwork.com 1 cup of frozen peas 2 cups of couscous 3 tablespoons of butter 3 sprigs of mint, finely chopped 1/2 lemon, juiced kosher salt and freshly ground pepper In a medium saucepan over high heat,Continue reading “Couscous with Peas and Mint”

Seared Scallops with Gingered Pear Cream

This recipe had an interesting flavor of the tangy spice from the ginger and the sweetness from the pear. It was delicious. served 6. Courtesy from recipe book Fresh from the Source. Ingredients; 2 1/2 pounds 1 tablespoon of butter 2 tablespoons minced shallots 1 tablespoon ginger puree 1/2 cup of pear puree 2 tablespoonsContinue reading “Seared Scallops with Gingered Pear Cream”