Tonight I came home, and had run out of garlic and only had half an onion – far less than I needed for our planned meal. So instead I threw this together as I went, making something that tasted a lot like my mom’s chicken korma with a lot less fuss. The boys loved it […]
Author: Vivacious Chef
Roasted Butternut Squash & Sage Risotto
This recipe has been a staple in our house for years, but I’m finally getting around to writing it down. It’s been tweaked and perfected, and this recipe won’t disappoint. 1 Tbsp minced fresh sage5 oz pancetta, small dice2.5 lb squash, diced and roasted2 lg shallots diced small – about ½ cup1.5 c arborio rice½ […]
Chicken Noodle Soup
This recipe is deceiving. It seems basic and uninspiring, but then if blows your mind. We adapted this from the NYT Cooking recipe – a 30 minute chicken soup. 5 TBSP extra-virgin olive oil1 lb ground chicken5 garlic cloves, minced2½ tsp ground coriander3 celery stalks, halved lengthwise, then sliced ½-inch thick4 large carrots, peeled and […]
Delicious salad to make on Sunday and eat off of for the week.
Braised Beans & Greens Over Farro
When you’re craving Italian flavors, but don’t want pasta, this is your recipe. Comforting and full of flavor.
Chocolate Almond Bites
Love these for a snack, or when I’m craving chocolate – a great alternative to junk food.
Roasted Chicken Provençal
This chicken dish is simple and easy to make. But the best part is how it will blow your mind, and you’ll think about it for days. You could substitute white wine for the vermouth, but don’t if you have it. Also, there’s no such thing as too much garlic or too many shallots. 8 […]
Pork Schnitzel Meatballs
Meatballs are great to get kids & babies to eat meat. Bonus for being delicious for adults, too.
Miso Chicken Meatballs
Miso Chicken Meatballs are great for an appetizer, but more importantly to feed babies and kids.
Everyone needs roasted garlic in their freezer (and in their lives). Preheat oven to 350º. Remove excess/loose paper from the outside of your garlic heads. Chop off their heads so that each clove is exposed (see picture). If some cloves are small/low, just take their tops off with a pairing knife (carefully). Place all of […]