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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Impromptu Entertaining: Savory Mashed Potato Bake

Mashed potatoes are always a crowd-pleaser.  But sometimes it is fun to give the dish a little “boost”.  The savory and salty notes added to this dish are sure to … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 17 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Pork Tenderloin with Rosemary and Garlic

Pork Tenderloin is a great option when entertaining a small group of guests.  (Assuming that they all eat pork).  The tenderloin offers quite a bit of variety when it comes … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 25 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Shallot Rosemary Rolls

This recipe came to me from my dear friend Christine and her blog, Beans and Letters.  I slightly modified her recipe for Onion Rolls to include shallots since as I … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · 17 Comments

Homemade Staples: Red Potatoes with Rosemary

Red potatoes make a great change in starch for your dinner from the more common Mashed Potatoes and Baked Potato (which are both still very delicious!).  With just a little … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 31 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

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

Holiday Entertaining: Gluten-Free Rosemary Pan Gravy

I love gravy.  Pour it on my turkey, pour it on my mashed potatoes, I love it.  But it can also be my cooking nemesis.  Making excellent gravy is an … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 7 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Brined Roast Turkey

The star — the main attraction!  For many, that is the turkey at Thanksgiving.  Our turkey came from our local butcher, Westphalia Market, and was raised on a small farm. … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 12 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Baked Potato Wedge Fries with Rosemary

Wedge fries are always a favorite in our house.  They are simple to make and go well with most main courses, as well as an appetizer or snack.  You can … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 11 Comments