Month: August 2015
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 into 8 pieces, seasoned with salt and pepper 1/2 cup … Read More Chicken with Artichokes, Sun-dried Tomatoes, and Chicpeas
Applesauce Pork Chops
A friend brought over a jar of homemade applesauce, so I decided it to add it to pork chops for dinner. Recipe is courtesy of Allrecipes.com. The recipe was for two and I was serving four pork chops so I had to double the quantities. 1 tablespoon of butter 1/4 cup of chopped onions 1 apple, peeled,cored and sliced 2 (1/2 inch thick) pork … Read More Applesauce Pork Chops
The long sweater, aka the duster. This one is available at White House Black Market for $88.
Summer Corn Soup
The weather is too hot for soup, but I had fresh corn from the market and wanted to try something different. The recipe is quick and easy. Courtesy of The Bergdorf Goodman Cookbook. Serves 6. 2 tablespoons of grapeseed oil 1/2 of medium yellow onion, diced 1 large carrot, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 2 slices of bacon, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 … Read More Summer Corn Soup
Crustless Onion Quiche
This a great quick recipe for a meatless night. Courtesy of Patricia Wells At Home in Provence. I added some left over zucchini. What you will need: a 10 1/2 inch round baking dish unsalted butter for preparing the tart pan 1 pound of onions, peeled 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, carefully stemmed sea salt and freshly ground pepper … Read More Crustless Onion Quiche
Pencil skirt from DVF, blouse from Fendi, shoes from Jimmy Choo, and clutch available at Gucci $520.
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, bring 2 1/2 cups of water to a boil. … Read More 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 tablespoons flour 1 cup of sweet white or pear wine … Read More Seared Scallops with Gingered Pear Cream