Panna Cotta With Balsamic Strawberry Sauce

Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberry Sauce is an elegant looking dessert that is almost effortless to prepare. With a few simple ingredients, you can make this popular northern Italian dolce at home. It is a perfect ending to a meal when entertaining guests as it can be prepared early in the day or even a […]

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Porchetta…An Italian Classic

Porchetta is an Italian classic that dates back to Roman times. It is a young pig that is deboned, stuffed with herbs and seasonings and spit roasted over a wood fire until its crackling skin is a deep mahogany color.  If you have traveled in central Italy anywhere from Tuscany to south of Rome, you […]

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Chicken With Green Mole Sauce…Simplified

When life is perfect and you have plenty of time, it is enjoyable to prepare a meal from scratch for your family. Roast chicken is a popular dish that everyone enjoys and is the base for many other dishes. But what about when you don’t have time to roast a whole chicken. That is when […]

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Beef And Guinness Pie…An Irish Tradition

Each year as St. Patrick’s Day approaches, people all over the world are planning on how they will celebrate this Irish saint’s day. Whether you were born in Ireland, have Irish ancestors or are one of the people who wish they were Irish for just one day, food and drink usually play a part in […]

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Slow Braised Lamb Shanks

I love a dish that basically cooks itself, has mouth-watering flavors and fills the kitchen with wonderful aromas. Slow Braised Lamb Shanks are simmered in red wine with garlic and fresh herbs. The rich braising liquid becomes a delicious jus that creates meat that is moist and so tender that it literally falls off the bone. Slow […]

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Thai Green Coconut Curry

The tropical warmth of Florida was still on my mind when I returned to New England and the snow covered ground of our home in New Hampshire. If you are like me, a warming meal from a tropical climate is perfect on a cold night. I enjoy Thai food and one in particular…green coconut curry […]

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