Tamari-Ginger Chicken With Asparagus and Almond Sauce

Are you tired of asparagus yet? I’m not! This dish is perfect for those spring days when it’s still a bit cool but the asparagus is in full production. The best of all worlds: fresh veggies, a sheet pan, and a quick & easy recipe. Add to that a truly scrumptious sauce, and you’re going…

Muffuletta Chicken With Pasta & Beans

  Sometimes ignorance is bliss. I was in the store (Trader Joe’s, I think) and saw a lonely jar of muffuletta, the last one on the shelf. I knew I’d heard of it, but didn’t remember where or how. Nor did I remember what it was for or how people usually use it. But it…

Garlic Chicken With Baby Potatoes

My mom made a Garlic Chicken dish that was out of this world. This was back in the days before the link between diet and heart disease was widely known. Let me tell you, that chicken was swimming in garlic butter! I don’t know how much she used, but I remember it was at least…

Vindaloo

This brightly flavored dish is another one of my all-time favorites. I often make it with leftover pork roast. I began mixing my own vindaloo seasoning a while ago. I didn’t use up the commercially prepared blend fast enough, so it was always getting too old to be flavorful. I use the individual ingredients much…

Pollo con Uvas Blancas

Looking through my stash of recipes recently, I came upon this old favorite. I  haven’t made it in ages, though I’ve no idea why. It’s adapted, with very little change, from Cooking Light. Choose firm, slightly tart grapes for best results. Either white or purple works for the grape juice, just be sure to get…

Margarita Chicken

​You’ve heard of umami, right? It’s been a big buzz word in cooking lately. It’s one of those things that can be really hard to define, but you know it when you taste it. Come to think of it, the other tastes aren’t much easier to describe. What can you say about sweet, other than…it’s…

Chicken, Basil, & Brassica Sheet Pan Supper

This spectacular supper is as delicious as it is beautiful, and it’s healthy, too! It started when I saw a gorgeous head of orange cauliflower in the grocery store. I knew I just had to roast it. And there’s no better way than to give it such glorious company! I borrowed the marinade from Lemony Basil…

Chipotle-Orange Chicken With Rice

This incredibly easy, delicious treat of a dinner is my take on a recipe from Once a Month Meals. I resized it for two people, decreased the amount of liquid, cut the sugar and salt way back, and added some True Orange Ginger. The result is even more flavorful, and a bit less runny. As the…