My Thanksgiving Dinner

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I find myself often being asked if I can share my Thanksgiving traditions and recipes. And yet, I am befuddled that I can’t think of any that we constantly fall back on. Could it be perhaps that we never seem to have Thanksgiving in the same place? Quite possibly… Between my home, my parents home, my in-laws, and… 

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Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Pomegranates

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I’ll keep this post short and simple. It’s no secret that I love roasted brussels sprouts. This recipe takes the original, kicks it up a notch, and gives it a delicious seasonal spin. These brussels are an elegant and relatively easy addition to your holiday spread. The only prep change that I made from my original roasted brussel… 

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Mushroom Risotto and Peas

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I try to keep arborio rice on hand at all times. It’s a great option for nights where I don’t have a whole lot of ingredients on hand, though I typically stock the basic ingredients needed to make risotto.  To make my basic risotto I  use: arborio rice, butter, olive oil, onion, white wine, chicken… 

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Grilled Artichokes with Remoulade

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My love obsession with grilled artichokes began when I lived in California and would often eat at Bandera, a classic American fare restaurant. They would serve tender in season artichokes, blanched and then marinated and grilled, with a thick garlicky remoulade for dipping. After moving back east, I decided to try and recreate this delicious… 

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