Author: rdaumit

SUGAR BEET CAKE

Color affects my emotions, and emotions inspire my taste buds. Weird? I know, but then we artists are allowed to be a bit weird. In the dead of winter, there isn’t a lot of inspiration in the way of color, and so I couldn’t deny that the Red Sugar Beet […]

CITRUS GELATIN

There is something inspiring about a mound of citrus, in the dead of winter. While winter has its own charm, I can’t help but to long for the refreshing smells and colors of spring and summer; and so, while at the market, the other day in the dead of winter, […]

CHICKEN 3 WAYS

Early prep meal time is one of the most valuable usages of time. In my recipes for  “Chicken 3 Ways,” we will infuse lots of flavor into a whole chicken, and then use all the meat to create three outstanding recipes. Moroccan Chicken Roll Greek Chicken Salad Wrap Italian Chicken […]

GREEK CHICKEN-SALAD LETTUCE WRAPS

While there are many ways to use the meat that has been cooked from a whole chicken, an easy, light, all-time favorite will quickly become the Greek Chicken-Salad Lettuce Wrap! This delicious chicken salad has all the ingredients found in a Greek salad, with the addition of chicken! Romaine lettuce […]

ITALIAN CHICKEN SOUP

  Soup is always a good idea for a “One Pot Dinner”! Everything needed for a complete meal is tossed into a soup. For this Italian Chicken Soup recipe, I have served it with grated cheese and a loaf of Homemade Bread, (found in my recipe collection) What a PERFECT Meal!   […]

MOROCCAN CHICKEN ROLLS

Sometimes, chicken just needs to get all dressed up and look fancy! This Moroccan Chicken Roll recipe takes the underrated chicken, and elevates it to a whole new level. Using the breast meat of a cooked whole chicken, (as seen in our Chicken 3 Ways) recipe or simply purchase breast of chicken, […]

SALMON IN PAPER

While there are many ways to prepare and cook fish, none delights me more than Fish in Paper. There are so many reasons why I prefer this approach to my fish dinner:  It can be prepped way ahead of time and cooked just when you are ready It steams the […]

BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

Squash soups can often times be very bland simply because most types of squash – pumpkin, butternut, acorn, – are very mild in flavor, and depend on the added ingredients to bring alive the palate when made into a soup. This recipe packs the flavor, while still allowing the squash to […]

EGGPLANT TOMATO TOWER

  A quick meal that packs a huge punch in flavor, health properties, and visual eye candy! Eggplant Towers are fabulous year-round. The Portobello mushrooms, as well as the eggplant takes on a very meaty texture, making it both filling and delicious. There are several steps in the preparation but […]

TWICE COOKED POTATOES

Potatoes. I can think of so many delicious ways to prepare a potato, but when I am looking for an “all-inclusive,” easy dish to prepare in advance, Twice Cooked Potatoes are it! Why? Because you can cook them days in advance, gut them, and then stuff them with an entire […]