Vegetarian Chili with Cilantro-Lime Cashew Sour Cream

On Tuesday morning I was feeling particularly stressed out about all of the things I needed to accomplish this week. It’s been such a long week. I’m still behind on some freelance projects I’ve got going on. In the midst of all of this work stuff, I managed to completely forgot it was my son’s […]

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Wilted Chard Salad with Polenta Croutons and Warm Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

Let’s talk about wilted salads.  Do you like them or hate them?  Does it depend on the leafy green you use?  I love wilted salads–just barely cooking the greens with a quick stint in a hot pan or with a warm vinaigrette, or in this case, both. I made my foray into cooking with leafy […]

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Recipe for Gluten-Free Malfatti (Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings) with Simple Tomato Sauce (Gluten Free, Vegetarian)

The spinach I’ve been getting in my CSA is gorgeous.  It’s easy to find ways to eat up my leafy greens each week.  One of my new favorite ways uses up a whole pound of fresh spinach in one go–Malfatti with Simple Tomato Sauce.  Malfatti means “poorly made” in Italian.  Or something like that.  They […]

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Kraft Fresh Take Challenge 2: Butternut Squash Ravioli Lasagna with Leeks and Baby Portabello Mushrooms

Have you seen lasagna made with ravioli?  I know it’s been around for a long time, but I only recently saw it and thought it was brilliant.  As you know, I’ve been participating in a recipe challenge using Rosemary and Roasted Garlic Kraft Fresh Takes.  I thought the Fresh Takes and frozen ravioli would the […]

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Herbed Goat Cheese Tart with Cherry Tomato Compote and Pieography: Where Pie Meets Biography Review

Happy Pi Day! Celebrate with this tasty Herbed Goat Cheese Tart! I think this is the first year I have actually made a pie (tart) for 3.14.  I was reminded last night when I popped into the grocery store for a few things for dinner and saw a stack of pies by the automatic doors.  […]

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