Dubliner Cheese, Sea Salt & Pesto Butter Grilled Cheese

I love sandwiches. As a kid, I can’t say I was a huge fan.  Bologna, bologna and cheese, PB&J – that’s really about as far as I went.  Sure, a grilled cheese was good stuff, but everyone knows that.  But as an adult…well, gourmet sandwiches became a love of mine. I do not like wheat […]

Roasted Lamb and Dubliner Popovers

It’s been a while since I posted popovers, hasn’t it? It has.  I apologize. Once upon a time, I posted a new popover recipe each week…for nearly a year.  A year, people. That’s a lot of popovers.  I did sweet, with syrups and cream cheese, berries and chocolate.  I did savory, with potatoes and sausage […]

Spicy Corn & Tomato Jalapeno Bites

Still looking for something amazing to have for the 4th of July? Look no further. Think garden fresh.  Think full of flavor.  Think creamy. Tongue Tingling. Bite sized. Think Spicy Corn & Tomato Jalapeno Bites.

Cheesy Hamburger Ranch Mac and Gnocchi

You may not know this about me, but I am a ranch addict. Heck, I’m addicted to lots of things. Sexy shoes, high dollar handbags, Ryan Gosling.  But ranch I can have an affinity for and not break the bank.  Or my back.  Let’s not go there….I was talking about the shoes, you know. As […]

Southwest Stuffed Tortilla Lime Chicken Breast

Stuffed Chicken Breast. Why do I not do this more often?  Why don’t I just stop, and think, and remember…stuffed chicken breast is easy, it’s quick, it’s delicious. I always seems to forget those facts. It took being contacted by Old El Paso to make me put on my thinking cap, and come up with […]

Gruyere Philly Cheesesteak Mac & Cheese

I know, that’s a mouthful. Gruyere Philly Cheesesteak Mac and Cheese. Three very good things are listed in that title:  Wisconsin Gruyere – about the best cheese on the planet if you ask me; Philly Cheesesteak – there’s a reason they are so well known; Mac and Cheese – the ultimate in comfort food.  The […]

Cheesy Potato Breakfast Casserole

I don’t do casseroles.  Have you noticed? Don’t ask me why…I do like to eat them. I just don’t MAKE them. Why? Beats me.  I’m a strange bird. For Christmas, Jon got a wild hair about him that he was going to make a turkey for lunch and a breakfast casserole for, um, breakfast.  So, […]

Mozzarella and Asiago Arancini

When I was attending the World Cuisine course at the Culinary Institute of America, we experimented  with Italian cuisine.  To me, Italian is just about my favorite type of food…pizza, pasta, gelato – it’s obvious go-to food.  Kids love it, adults love it – it’s comforting.  Win win for everyone. One of the dishes we […]

Sausage and Cheesy Hashbrown Popovers

I’m really starting to get in to these savory popovers.  And, can I just say – what the what?? It’s mid November. Mid-November! Thanksgiving is in less than a week…Mixed is the week after that, then it’s December, then Christmas, and holy nuts, 2013 is breathing on me. But – that means only 6 more […]