An Intimate Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is usually a time to gather with family and friends, but sometimes it’s nice to have a more intimate gathering with just your “better half”, or a few friends at home. Since Tatjana is working in London, and I just had a fabulous week… Keep Reading »

Butter Bean Shepherd’s Pie

This is my vegetarian version of the English classic with a nod to the Deep South. If vegetarian is not your thing, add a pound of cooked ground pork instead of the butter beans or a combination of pork and black beans…. Keep Reading »

Maple-Cider Pork Chops with Pears & Sweet Potatoes

This is a definite personal and client favorite. The sauce has a nice tartness to it while the maple syrup and pears add just the right amount of sweetness to take the edge off. Remember, the trick to pork is to be careful not to… Keep Reading »

Turkey Tenders with Pears, Sweet Potatoes & Maple-Cider Reduction

Perfect for smaller Thanksgiving celebrations, plus this recipe is a lighter, healthier alternative to the Thanksgiving classics.
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Roasted Mixed Root Vegetables

Root vegetables are inexpensive and usually available year round. Use whichever combination you prefer: carrots, sweet potatoes, parsnips, rutabaga, turnip, sun chokes, beets, and or, celeriac. If you haven’t tried these vegetables roasted you are in for a treat as they get all caramelized and… Keep Reading »