Grilled Whole Chicken with Peaches, Figs & Blueberries

FRIDAY Grilled Whole Chicken  |  Grilled Peaches, Figs & Dried Blueberries  |  Arugula Greens with a Mustard Vinaigrette If you are a frequent visitor to The Dinner Concierge, you may remember our recent gift of freshly-caught salmon from our neighbor, Dave.  Well, earlier this week, Cynthia {Dave’s wife} emailed me shortly after dinner raving about Continue reading → «Grilled Whole Chicken with Peaches, Figs & Blueberries»


Chicken Salad & A {Very Special} Chocolate Cake

MONDAY Saffron Chicken & Herb Salad  |  Chocolate Bundt Cake {Gluten-Free} Back in April I made this amazing chicken salad.  The ingredients are simple…simmered oranges, saffron and honey  puréed into a dressing, fresh basil and mint, salad greens…but, when combined, produce an incredibly flavorful and satisfying salad.  For this evening’s dinner, I used left-over Grilled Continue reading → «Chicken Salad & A {Very Special} Chocolate Cake»


Flank Steak With Portobello Mushrooms & Rocket Leaves

WEDNESDAY Grilled Flank Steak with Sautéed Mushrooms & Rocket Leaves   Some people think it is funny that I read…not just cook from…cookbooks.  Most cookbooks are known for well-styled photography of beautiful food that serves as eye candy for the reader, enticing the home cook into the kitchen to {re}create from their pages. But the Continue reading → «Flank Steak With Portobello Mushrooms & Rocket Leaves»


Chicken Paillard with Zucchini, Basil & Parmesan Salad

FRIDAY Chicken Paillard  |  Zucchini, Basil & Parmesan Salad  |  A Parmesan & Olive Oil Mash When we lived in Healdsburg, a charming small town in Sonoma County, California, we ate well…very well.  Among our choices when it came to dining out…all things pig {handcrafted salumi & bacon for starters} and house made gelato at Continue reading → «Chicken Paillard with Zucchini, Basil & Parmesan Salad»


Sunday Steak, Baked Potatoes & A Horse Clinic

SUNDAY Sunday Steak with French Butter  |  Baked Potatoes  |  Baby Arugula with Lemon & Parmesan So, if you follow this little blog, you might remember that King underwent airway reconstructive surgery this past December …{Click here to get a few more details & Click here to view pics of his actual wound}.  Well, following the Continue reading → «Sunday Steak, Baked Potatoes & A Horse Clinic»