brunch · gluten free · sides

Zucchini and Mushroom Gratin


  On a lazy Sunday afternoon this dish comes together smoothly and makes the perfect vegetarian dish for brunch. It is especially great for clearing out the fridge at the end of the week, utilizing all those veggies that just never made an appearance at supper. Here’s how this dish came together… Ingredients: 3 large… Continue reading Zucchini and Mushroom Gratin

dinner

Buffalo Chicken with Blue Cheese Green Bean & Potato Salad


A refreshing new potato salad to cool you down after devouring the Buffalo chicken! These recipes are dinner versions of the traditional Buffalo chicken wings and potato salads we’ve all enjoyed over the years.  They make the perfect mid-week meal because they are both low maintenance, quick dishes. Buffalo Chicken Breast Ingredients: 1 cup Frank’s… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken with Blue Cheese Green Bean & Potato Salad

dinner · gluten free

Gluten Free Angel Hair Pasta with Roasted Garlic & Mushroom Pumpkin Sauce


I could only think of pumpkin on Halloween night which turned out to work in my favor. I had seen a recipe for a pumpkin lasagna that sounded fantastic so I went to the drawing board with what I had in my pantry. The end result was a creamy, well-balanced pumpkin sauce accented with roasted… Continue reading Gluten Free Angel Hair Pasta with Roasted Garlic & Mushroom Pumpkin Sauce

baking

Gluten-free Cinnamon Honey Sweet Potato Pie


A classic recipe emerged from a trip to the local Farmer’s market. Walnut Hill Farm had a plethora of earthy, massive sweet potatoes spilling out of buckets on the table so I picked up a few to work with. I also made a stop by one of my favorite vendors, Alfredo’s Honey, and picked up… Continue reading Gluten-free Cinnamon Honey Sweet Potato Pie

appetizers · gluten free

Almond Meal Crusted Okra with Sriracha Sauce


There it sat. The last of this summer’s okra, tucked in a small wooden crate, on the table for a market patron to pick it up and take it home. So, I did. And I did what what has been done to okra in Southern kitchens for generations – I fried it up!  Maybe not… Continue reading Almond Meal Crusted Okra with Sriracha Sauce

dinner

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Alfredo Sauce


With Labor Day come and gone and all the dreary weather lingering around the city, I’ve had rich, comforting, fall foods on the mind. With hopes of sinking into a warm, home-cooked meal, I grabbed a butternut squash from Plietez Produce to put together Butternut Squash Ravioli. This is one of my favorite fall recipes… Continue reading Butternut Squash Ravioli with Alfredo Sauce

dinner · sides

Italian Brisket with Zucchini Stacks


A modified take on Tyler Florence’s brisket recipe and a side dish to complement any entree… Italian Style Brisket Ingredients: 4 Roma tomatoes, halved 8 springs fresh thyme 1 garlic cloves, smashed and finely minced 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning 4 sprigs fresh rosemary, needles striped from the stem and chopped 1/4… Continue reading Italian Brisket with Zucchini Stacks