Chicken and Mushroom Marsala

We consume an awful lot of chicken at our house. I really don't like to eat red meat and since I'm the cooker, most times I get my way. It's not that I don't like it... or have anything against it per se, but all in all, for health reasons, I like to keep it to [...]

Rhubarb Crumb Tart

Rhubarb Crumb Tart

Jodi, one of my very best friends in the whole world texted me yesterday morning and wanted to know if she could come over and fish off my pier. Jodi and I grew up a block apart where our families both had homes on the lake. Both sets of parents eventually aged and the lake [...]

Risotto with White Truffle Oil

There are times in life, when you just have to treat yourself. We all need it. We all deserve it. Most times, we don't allow it. Why? We reason with the obvious... no time. too expensive. too caloric... on and on we go. This is one of those times you need to believe yourself worthy [...]

Tortellini with Italian Sausage, Fennel and Mushroom

  I debated awhile about this one. Although I feel the pasta dish is right up there with the greats, I started to ponder just how much emphasis should go into the visual aspect of each new recipe as I'm adamant about choosing only the very best to post. ...Then the old lesson auto-popped into [...]