Curried Chicken and Rice

This is an original from our family! It’s roots are in a side dish that had just wild rice and a wonderful curry sauce made with egg yolks and half and half. The result is a kind of custard surrounding the other ingredients. To evolve this into a main course...

Porcini Mushroom Pasta Sauce

Porcini mushrooms have a wonderful, rich and earthy flavor that turns this simple creamy sauce into something really special. Above it is pictured with cheese ravioli that came in the refrigerator case at the grocery store. This combination offers a quick and easy,...

As You Wish Crustless Quiche

We’re calling this “As You Wish” because you really can get creative with this crustless quiche. I have offered several variations at the bottom of this post, but just about any ingredients that you think sound good are worth a try added to this...

Homemade Salsa

One of our favorite summer indulgences, when we have lots of fresh, ripe tomatoes in our garden, is to make homemade salsa. We find it is tastiest straight from the bowl we mix it in. Even after refrigeration, it is far superior to any store-bought, jarred version....

Chop, Mash, In-A-Flash Guacamole

Talk about “super foods” and avocados are way up there on the list. They’re delicious, they are available all year-round and they pack a nutritional wallop! And this isn’t news to anyone. While these days we tend to associate guacamole with...

Turkey Oven Sandwiches

These Turkey Oven Sandwiches are a great weeknight meal. We like to cook one pan the night we make them and save the other for the next night in the refrigerator. They can also be frozen for an easy meal in the further future. Distributing tomatoes and celery for...