Tag: olive oil

SHAKSHUKA

Some Sunday mornings The Professor and I attend a country church just across the street from our house; some Sunday mornings we sleep late, wake slowly, have random conversations while still in bed. And because it’s winter here in the Midwest, I usually start the conversation something like this: ‘Did you […]

OLIVE OIL GELATO WITH ROSEMARY AND STRAWBERRY JAM

The Professor and I are headed off for Italy to attend Jovial’s Culinary Getaway, Gluten-Free Italian Style; we’re attending as particpants this time and I have to say, we’re pretty excited. We’ve had the privilege of working with Jovial this past year and we always have their products in our […]

SHAVED BRUSSELS SPROUTS SALAD W/BROWN BUTTER VINAIGRETTE

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”28607140″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – “How To Tame Lions” by Washington The Professor and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary last month; and while we don’t normally celebrate the usual ‘Hallmark greeting card’ days like Valentine’s day et al, we do plan something special for our anniversary. […]

ASPARAGUS SALAD WITH TOMATO VINAIGRETTE

The Professor and I are participating in Verizon’s ‘Savy Gourmet’ program and have been having fun testing Motorola’s new XYBoard (ZIE-board). We met a group of Midwest friends in Chicago last month to get a few lessons on what this new tablet can do. We’ll be talking about the XYBoard […]

GLUTEN-FREE FENNEL TART

I have been a ‘pie girl’ for as long as I can remember; my choice of birthday treat was almost always a cherry pie – except those times when I requested Angel Food cake – primarily because I thought maybe eating Angel Food cake would make me more . . […]

BROCCOLINI & GOAT CHEESE FRITTATA

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=27754815 style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Easy by Rascal Flatts I’m pretty sure even those who love to cook or bake want to push the Easy Button every once in a while; it happens here in my kitchen too. Even though I have an office at home, I […]

ASPARAGUS TART

Musical pairing – Celebration by Kool & The Gang Easter came late this year and Cinco de Mayo, the Kentucky Derby and Mother’s Day all happen this week . . . oh and add college graduations in there and I’d say we have a very full dance card . . […]

GIVEAWAY: BIG BOWL OF LOVE by Cristina Ferrare

Musical pairing – Ain’t Too Proud to Beg by The Temptations CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED: Congratulations to Chris who said, ‘I order risotto out, but don’t really make it at home. Yum! I need to check out her show…sounds wonderful!’ Unpretentious yet sophisticated, easily accessible yet fabulous food you can […]