Balsamic Vinaigrette

This post was inspired by a conversation I had with a friend (who shall remain nameless) a few days ago. This friend was telling me about a salad she had at a local restaurant which was, according to her, the best salad in the world. I was obviously intrigued. She told me the salad consisted of roasted vegetables atop baby spinach with balsamic dressing and feta cheese. Immediately I’m thinking, “mmmm, that would be even better with goat cheese. Wait, no, pan fried, breaded goat cheese…”. I digress. But I’ll be posting THAT recipe shortly....more

Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Chickpeas and Carrots

For Valentine’s Day I got a Le Creuset tagine accompanied by a new Moroccan cookbook (swoon). I’ve read articles that discourage men from buying their spouses kitchen or other household paraphernalia for Valentine’s Day. I totally disagree. A few years ago I got an amazing vacuum cleaner. Every kiss begins with Dyson. ...more
I love kitchen (or home) gadgets for presents. And I've never heard of this one. Thanks for the ...more