04/16/13
Flank Steak Collage

Rolled Flank Steak with Pesto & Steamed Asparagus with Mustard Cream Vinaigrette

TUESDAY Rolled Flank Steak Stuffed with Pesto  |  Baked Potato  |  Steamed Asparagus with Mustard Cream Vinaigrette   After a week away, it is SO wonderful to be home & cooking again!  Yesterday, our first day home after break {and a horse show} was a blur.  But, today, the sun was bright & the house Continue reading → «Rolled Flank Steak with Pesto & Steamed Asparagus with Mustard Cream Vinaigrette»

03/21/13
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Sticky Miso Chicken Wings & Kale Salad with Creamy Miso Dressing

THURSDAY Sticky Miso Chicken Wings  |  Kale Salad  |  Creamy Miso Dressing And this was how I began today, with a very large, deep breath… Today was one of those days…you know the kind…when you wake up before the alarm because your head is swimming with thoughts of the day ahead.  So much to do, Continue reading → «Sticky Miso Chicken Wings & Kale Salad with Creamy Miso Dressing»

03/12/13

French Onion Tart & Baby Greens

TUESDAY French Onion Tart  |  Baby Greens with Dijon Vinaigrette I feel the need for a vacation right now!  Maybe it is all this spring-like weather we are having, the switch back to daylight savings time or the simple human tendency of wanting what I can’t have.  Given the schedules for each member of this Continue reading → «French Onion Tart & Baby Greens»

03/5/13
Finished dinner plate

Thai Grilled Beef Salad

TUESDAY Thai Grilled Beef Salad This evening’s dinner needed to be easy.  I was gone ALL-DAY.  Horse show season has begun… When I started this blog 6 months ago, we were in the tail-end {forgive the pun} of the horse show season.  I hung this sign up a couple of times…{forgive me, I was learning Continue reading → «Thai Grilled Beef Salad»

02/26/13
Finished Dinner Plate 2

Sticky Miso Chicken Wings & Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Creamy Miso Dressing

TUESDAY Sticky Miso Chicken Wings  |  Crunchy Cabbage Salad  |  Creamy Miso Dressing  |  Jasmine Rice Today, I spent most of my time getting ready for the girls’ trip to Paso Robles this weekend with their horses.  I am not going {read here…STRESSING}.  Part of their growing up is letting go…so, I don’t do that so Continue reading → «Sticky Miso Chicken Wings & Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Creamy Miso Dressing»

02/14/13

Valentine’s Day

~ Arugula, Pear & Goat Cheese Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette Grilled Chateaubriand Roasted Red & Purple {Organic} Fingerling Potatoes  Coeur à la Crème with Raspberries  Devil’s Food Cupcakes ~ Spending this evening with My Valentines {all four of them!} so putting the camera away for the evening.   Wishing you all a LOVEly Valentine’s Day!

02/5/13

Roast Chickens, Thyme-Mashed Potatoes & Kale Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette and Parmesan Shavings

TUESDAY Roast Chickens  |  Thyme-Mashed Potatoes  |  Chopped Kale Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette & Parmesan Shavings   Maybe I watched too much of The Electric Company or Sesame Street when I was growing up but , I have to admit, I like grouping things {finding a theme in almost everything I do}…finding out which Continue reading → «Roast Chickens, Thyme-Mashed Potatoes & Kale Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette and Parmesan Shavings»

01/15/13

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Sage Pesto and a Roasted Beet & Blood Orange Salad

TUESDAY Grilled Chicken Breasts with Sage Pesto  |  Roasted Beet & Blood Orange Salad with Spicy Greens You know those days…when everything just seems to click?  I had one of those days today!  I found myself smiling all day… Tonight’s dinner preparations should begin with the Roasted Beet & Blood Orange Salad with Spicy Greens.  It really Continue reading → «Grilled Chicken Breasts with Sage Pesto and a Roasted Beet & Blood Orange Salad»

01/14/13

A Parisian Macaroni Gratin & a Baby Spinach Salad with Creamy Chive Dressing

MONDAY La Gratin de Macaroni Benoît Guichard   |  Baby Spinach & Iceberg Salad with Creamy Chive Dressing   I adore chopped salads.  When a chopped salad arrives on a plate & is set before me I feel somewhat indulged…after all, someone has done all of the work for me {chopping & tossing}, I don’t even Continue reading → «A Parisian Macaroni Gratin & a Baby Spinach Salad with Creamy Chive Dressing»

12/20/12

Penne Bolognese & A Caesar Salad

THURSDAY Penne Bolognese  |  Caesar Salad   I recently posted about how much I LOVE getting my foodie magazine subscriptions each month…treating each new edition, loaded with beautiful photographs & all those new recipes to try, as a little gift…for me. Tonight’s dinner recipe is from Bamonte’s restaurant in Brooklyn, New York and is featured in Continue reading → «Penne Bolognese & A Caesar Salad»