Author: rdaumit

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 […]

PLOV

Politics and Food. Where is there room for both here on my little food blog? Food is the greatest voice of tradition. What once was, can often be preserved and related to later generations through the stories and preparation of traditional foods. But, while food brings to mind the celebrated […]