We had some friends over for dinner last month and I was looking for a quick but tasty side dish. I received Barefoot Contessa Foolproof by Ina Garten for Christmas from my parents, so I flipped through it and came across this recipe. It was perfect and truly foolproof. I have great luck with Ina [...]
I really enjoy omelets for breakfast and every now and then I love a frittata for dinner. I found this recipe in the NY Times and just happened to have a small container of sweet peppers from the farmer’s market that I needed to use. I loved all of the vegetables in this frittata. I [...]
The weather has been a little wacky in NYC this month. We had some unseasonably warm weather in March. Unfortunately that didn’t continue in April, which has been quite cold. After March, I thought I’d be able to put our winter clothes away. No such luck. Anyway, I mention the weather because I made this [...]
I’ve made this recipe a couple of times now. Filling and delicious, it’s pure comfort food that’s great to serve on a chilly evening. We’re finally having some chilly nights here in NYC. We’ve had quite a mild winter so far.
This is a great weeknight meal, although it takes a little bit of time to [...]
I haven’t posted in a while because we got busy with Halloween. Halloween is my husband’s favorite holiday and he created an excellent haunted house in our apartment that we showcased at a Halloween party that we threw for the boys. It was lots of fun but took [...]
I was looking for something to serve to our weekend guests prior to dinner and this was just the ticket. It’s called pea pesto, but it’s much thicker than any pesto I’ve ever tried, but it was perfect for spreading on crostini. I could have made these my entire dinner – they were really tasty, [...]