Roasted Butternut Squash & Pear Soup

This is one of my favorite dinner party and holiday first courses. This soup has great depth of flavor – making it a healthy, comforting, and elegant choice all rolled into one.
 … Keep Reading »

Roasted Leg of Lamb

My favorite Sunday lunch roast of all is a fragrant leg of lamb with Mint Sauce (or jelly when I’m feeling lazy). Roasts are surprisingly easy to do. It is by far and away the easiest way to feed a party of people…. Keep Reading »

Crunchy Roasted New Potatoes

Parboiling, then smashing these tender baby potatoes in olive oil and herbs allows the potato to soak up the oil. When roasted they become crispy around the edges and smooth, soft potato inside that your teeth will glide through. The winning combination of garlic and… Keep Reading »

Candied Bacon Roast Pork Loin

The combination of moist, tender pork infused with so much flavor from the rub, and the spicy sweet glaze with the crisp bacon has a wonderful mouth feel that will have your tastebuds jumping!… Keep Reading »

Garlicky Roasted Broccoli

Crushed garlic adds another dimension of flavor to roasted, yummy caramelized broccoli. If you like a little heat, add in 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes too.
 … Keep Reading »

Rack of Lamb Provencal

This deliciously aromatic combination of fresh herbs and garlic take me right back to summers in the South of France, but it also happens to be one of my mother’s favorites, so I like to make it for Mother’s Day. Of course you can substitute… Keep Reading »

Roasted Green & Wax Beans

A quick and simple side dish for just about any entree, but pretty enough to serve to company.
 … Keep Reading »

Roast Cabbage with Honey-Mustard Butter & Bacon

Almost as pretty as flowers on a plate, I sometimes eat this for my lunch, but it makes a excellent side dish at supper time as well.
 … Keep Reading »

Asian-Style Roasted Broccoli

Fresh minced ginger and crushed garlic adds another dimension of flavor to roasted, yummy caramelized broccoli with just a dash of soy sauce. If you like a little heat, add in 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes too.
 … Keep Reading »