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Chicken Paillard

Chicken Paillard

Chicken Paillard is the perfect quick, tasty weeknight meal your family will love! The chicken turns out perfectly crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside.  I finish it off with a squeeze of fresh lemon and a sprinkle of fleur de sel to add brightness to the dish.  Pile on some fresh greens and you’ve got yourself a delicious dinner!

Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb

Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb

We always have Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb on Christmas Eve. I have found no better way to prepare it than with this Julia Child marinade, it’s delicious!

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Whether it’s served as an appetizer or as it’s own meal, it’s always cozy, warm and comforting…easy, cheesy French Onion Soup!

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili is a hearty, yet light meal, perfect for lunch or dinner and packed with flavor.

A Little Bit of Chicken Fried

A Little Bit of Chicken Fried

There are a few reasons why I call this A Little Bit of Chicken Fried…We are big country music fans and love The Zac Brown Band, the song with this title is one of my favorites. Also, there are so many “secrets” to fried chicken and my recipe is a little bit of Ina Garten, a little bit of Tyler Florence and a little bit of Paula Deen. When it comes to fried chicken, they know their stuff!

Adventures in Culinary School – Pedrone Peppers

Adventures in Culinary School – Pedrone Peppers

I am currently enrolled in the Culinary Arts program at Diablo Valley College.  It’s our local community college and the facility was completely renovated from the ground up about 3 years ago so it’s a top notch facility.  Right now, I am taking a farm […]

Light & Easy Turkey Chili

Light & Easy Turkey Chili

This light & easy Turkey Chili is the perfect meal to whip up when you’re looking to prepare a quick healthy meal.

Coq Au Vin

Coq Au Vin

Coq au Vin is a classic French dish of braising chicken with wine, mushrooms, garlic and bacon.  You can use bacon or pancetta, it’s a win-win either way, right?  Julia Child helped make this dish increasingly popular in the United States, it was often thought […]

Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup is such a treat during the summertime, however, this method of slow roasting the tomatoes brings out their natural sweetness so you can enjoy it even when tomatoes aren’t at their peak. Rich, healthy and satisfying, without a drop of cream added.

Roasted Vegetable Beef Stew

Roasted Vegetable Beef Stew

Fall is in the air…football is on t.v. and temperatures are starting to drop. This Roasted Vegetable Beef Stew will keep you warm all season long. So, light a fire, grab a glass of red wine and enjoy!