Crispy Cauliflower with Salsa Verde

Crispy cauliflower with fresh Salsa Verde is a yummy side dish perfect for a normal week night or for serving to guests. A fresh salsa verde made from chopped herbs, shallots, lemon juice, and olive oil is such an easy trick for dressing up your average plate of roasted veggies. The cauliflower gets a slightly…

Baked Mac and Cheese with Crispy Brussels Sprouts

Is there anything more indulgent than Baked Macaroni and Cheese? Regular Mac N Cheese is already amazing, but then when you add a topping and bake it to crispy perfection, it just brings it to a whole new level. I love the various textures, from creamy inside to crunchy around the edges, it’s an adventure…

Twice Cooked Risotto and Pesto Peas

Sometimes the best things are the things you make up as you go along. And some things photograph poorly but are actually delicious. This is one of those things. We had planned to have a “date night in” with dinner and a movie, and I wanted to make something different and special for the hubster….

Zucchini Fries

Zucchini = summer to me. My parents’ garden would yield so many zucchinis every year, and sometimes they would be the size of my thigh. We had zucchini in and with everything for most summers of my life. I love the delicious watery fleshy flavor of a freshly picked one. Squash is so versatile, as…