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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Casual Dining: Marinated Chicken with Cherry Tomato Risotto

Last fall, I came across a wonderful risotto dish from fellow blogger Cottage Grove House.  This Risotto with Sun Gold Tomato Sauce beckoned to me.  I filed it away to … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · 11 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Sautéed Brussels Sprouts and Shallots

I have been in love with making Brussels Sprouts ever since I participated in the Creative Kitchen Challenge last summer when we were still Beyond the Green Door.  They are … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · 21 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Shrimp Beurre Blanc with Brussels Sprouts

This is a very simple yet elegant pasta dish — perfect for entertaining a few friends or as an intimate dinner for two.   The recipe combines recipe preparations from … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · 13 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Sautéed Chicken with Sage Browned Butter

  After making Browned Butter Sauce to go with ravioli, I knew it was just the beginning of a beautiful sauce friendship!  Sage Browned Butter is the most common variety … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 12 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Peach Barbecue Sauce

I love the combination of sweet and spicy.  With peaches in season right now, I felt it was the perfect time to use some to can some barbecue sauce to … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 26 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Creamy Lemon Asparagus Soup

This asparagus soup is perfect for spring.  The addition of lemon and chardonnay really make it stand out and is a wonderful addition to any meal.  The use of herbes … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 28 Comments

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: Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Tarragon

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Cauliflower is one of my favorite vegetables.  There is so much you can do to “jazz” it up.  This soup has a wonderful flavor combination … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · 41 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

Ingredient Spotlight — Shallots

In a new series called ‘Ingredient Spotlight’, I will highlight a different ingredient each week and provide recipe suggestions as well.  For my first post in the series, I thought … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · 19 Comments