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»


Grilled Chicken, Jeweled Rice & A Spinach Salad

SUNDAY Grilled Whole Chickens  |  Jeweled Rice  |  Spinach Salad with Citrus~Parmesan Vinaigrette     It felt like winter here today…the sun remained behind a blanket of dark grey clouds all day and as I sat in front of our large bay window in the living room this morning, enjoying a fresh cup of coffee, Continue reading → «Grilled Chicken, Jeweled Rice & A Spinach Salad»


Saffron Chicken & Herb Salad

FRIDAY Saffron Chicken & Herb Salad  |  Artisan Bread with Butter & Chives I put this dinner on the menu over a week ago…in the midst of my new-found love affair with Jerusalem, A Cookbook {by Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi, 2012}.  Simple, straightforward & healthy, it appealed to me on all of these levels. Continue reading → «Saffron Chicken & Herb Salad»


Cauliflower with Saffron, Pepper Flakes, Parsley, Pasta & Gruyere

THURSDAY Caulifower with Saffron, Pepper Flakes, Parsley, Pasta & Gruyère   Michael departed for business in southern California this morning.  Madison had a calculus class this evening.  Mallory had an orthodontist appointment at 3:45 & Max’s baseball practice started at 4:45.  The icing on the cake…Open House at the middle school started at 6:30!  Dinner Continue reading → «Cauliflower with Saffron, Pepper Flakes, Parsley, Pasta & Gruyere»