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Reviewed scalloped potatoes

Sunday, Dec 7, 2014 on

Oh my god, my boyfriend and I thought these were terrific. I didn't have shredded Swiss so I used slices. Totally fine. My kids gave them the thumbs down, but I dropped them all on their heads alot when they were babies, so there you go. Make this. It's yummy.

Reviewed turkey bone gumbo

Sunday, Nov 30, 2014 on

This is my new go-to recipe for using up the turkey carcass and leftovers after Thanksgiving. So much better than regular old turkey soup! It's labor intensive, but all that work pays off. It is delicious! I subbed mild smoked sausage for andouille since I have little ones who are sensitive to spice. Everyone loved it! I don't think I can wait until...

Reviewed black bean soup

Sunday, Nov 23, 2014 on

I've always liked black bean soup, but never really loved it. But I needed to use up some leftover ham, and I had beans on hand, So I gave this recipe a shot. Delicious!! I had to make a few changes.
1 - I soaked the beans overnight first. Oops. Not sure if it made any difference.
2 - I decided to add a bay-leaf because I wasn't...

Reviewed tagliatelle with chicken

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 on

Wow. This one is truly greater than the sum of its parts. Don't shy away from the raisins, they take it over the top in my opinion. If one of your diners really hates raisins, they're easy to eat around. I added a little chicken stock to the roasting pan while the chicken was cooking to yield more "juce" for the gravy. Perfect. All five members of...

Reviewed Roasted Squash

Saturday, May 11, 2013 on Cooking Channel

"So good and so easy! These come out like a cross between candy and potato chips. Even my veggie hating boyfriend loves them. And who knew the rind was edible? I've wasted years peeling squash....better late than never I guess."

Reviewed Grilled Pork Burgers Indochine

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 on

"I think the few folks who didn't like these either didn't know what "indochine" flavors would be like, or did something wrong, because my family begs me to make these on the regular. The dressing is key, and don't skip the fish sauce. I also add pickled ginger carrots on top. YUM!"

Reviewed Roasted Squash

Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 on Cooking Channel

"Yum! These are so good. It's my go to butternut squash recipe. I personally don't flip them, it's kind of a pain and I like that they get really brown on one side that way. Also, I think leaving the rind on is helps hold the slices together. I think if you peeled it these would fall apart. The rind is totally edible. I'm not sure wh"

Favorited Roasted Squash

Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Accordion Potatoes

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Grilled Eggplant and Goat Cheese Salad

Monday, Aug 6, 2012 on

"So yummy! Even my anti-veg boyfriend liked it. Easy and light....we ate the whole plate."

Reviewed Orzo with Artichoke Pesto and Grilled Corn

Monday, Jul 23, 2012 on

"So far this gets the thumbs up. I only gave it four stars because I do think the recipe as written might not be ideal. For one thing, I agree that the corn was kind of lost in there. It wasn't bad, but I couldn't really taste it, think I'd skip that step next time. Also, I only had one lemon, so I had to skimp on the lemon juice. I'd guess I use"