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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Elegant and Affordable: Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish-Mustard Sauce

The combination of flavors between the coriander rub and the horseradish-mustard sauce is outstanding.  This dish is sure to please your guests.  The sauce also works great with leftovers as … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · 14 Comments

Homemade Staples: Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots

This is a tasty side dish to accompany a variety of meals.  The savory flavors of the bacon and shallots really enhance the green beans.  This really is a simple … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · 33 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Wild Mushroom Risotto

After making Butternut Squash Risotto last week, I decided I was officially on the “Risotto Wagon”.  So I thought I would create a dish using a variety of mushrooms and … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 12 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Truffle Baked Penne Alfredo

The important thing to remember when you’re caught in an “Impromptu Entertaining” situation is to assess your pantry and get creative!  Look at what flavors could work well together and … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · 14 Comments

Homemade Staples: Roasted Cauliflower (with Truffle Oil)

I love cauliflower and one of the simplest (but tastiest) ways of preparing it is roasting.  It makes a great addition to any meal.  To dress up the dish and … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 12 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Butternut Squash Risotto

Almost a month ago I discovered a wonderful Butternut Squash Risotto recipe done my friends over at The Humble Foodie.  I needed something vegan and gluten-free for a potluck and … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 13 Comments

Homemade Staples: Sauteed Shallots with Rosemary

For some people the smell of cinnamon and apples is their absolute favorite cooking smell.  For others it’s vanilla.  Or baked cookies. All of these are great smells and invoke … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 11 Comments

Homemade Staples: Pizza Crust

There is nothing that beats homemade pizza crust!  I’ve already discussed how versatile homemade pizza can be.  The topping possibilities are endless!  And if you can make a basic pizza … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · 10 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Sage Dinner Rolls

You’ll have to forgive the picture for not being mine.  In the rush of getting everything served for our ‘Thankful with Friends’ dinner party this past weekend, I failed to … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 13 Comments

2LC: Holiday Entertaining – Cremini and Shitake Mushroom Stuffing

Stuffing is considered a staple of the Thanksgiving meal.  For this year’s ‘Thankful with Friends’, I needed to make sure the stuffing was not only vegetarian, but vegan as well.  … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 10 Comments