beets are like preaching

Tamar Adler has to say about beets what I have to say about preaching the Word, more or less:...more
Yes! Roasted beets are a favorite around here. I like this method because it spares me the ...more

Perfect Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

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Balsamic Roasted Market Winter Vegetables

Even though Spring is just around the corner, my local Farmer’s Market has some fabulous winter vegetables still in season. This medley of kabocha squash, brussel sprouts, and jerusalem artichokes {or sunchokes} is simply roasted and served with toasted hazelnuts for a delicious side dish. Any winter squash or vegetables can be substituted into this recipe....more

Roasted Chicken with Rosemary Potatoes

Roasting chicken with vegetables is one of my favorite weekend meals. After a long, hard ski day, I love to come home to wonderfully aromatic smell of chicken in the oven. I first came across this dish in one of my favorite cookbooks, Roast Figs Sugar Snow by Diana Henry. I was initially attracted to this book because of the Eastern European influences, but I stayed because the food is simple yet divine....more

“Butter Slathered Roast of Prime Rib” by One Menopausal Chef

For love of butter—and that it pleases my menopausal heart: here’s a roast of prime rib slathered completely in butter and roasted to mouthwatering, melt-in-your-mouth perfection! When you’ve cooked and served something this delicious, a chattering waiting crowd at your dining room table will suddenly go very, very quiet. And what you’ll hear is the yumming-humming smacking sounds of serious eating. Paula Deen and I have kinship where butter is concerned.  Smile!So “where’s the beef?”...more

Cooking isn't all there is to having your own restaurant its just the fun part.

I own a family restauant, I love cooking and making up my own recipes and also following old family recipes and new ones from friends.  I love BBQ's, Roasting garlic to cook with, spending time with my family in the busines and out home....more

Tuesday Tutorial: {roasted squash with quinoa}

Tuesday Tutorial: {roasted squash with quinoa}disclaimer...more

I was looking for something warm and savory to do with my quinoa and this is PERFECT, ...more