Green Goddess Green Beans

Because a girlfriend of mine loves green beans, I’m always on the lookout for interesting green bean recipes. Like all food lovers, I like to please the folks for whom I’m cooking, so finding special recipes is mandatory! So I was on Epicurious searching something, and came across a unique green bean recipe – Green

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Pesto-Roasted Squash

There are two varieties of winter squash I can depend on being available where I live. These are acorn squash and butternut squash. I discovered too late last fall that my local store quits selling pumpkin soon after Halloween. Lesson learned for this year. I would love to be able to try all of the

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Fruited Duck Breasts

With Spring finally here, I wanted to make something inspired by what my mother made once for Easter, which was a leg of lamb with a dried fruit stuffing. The lamb was rolled around the bready stuffing and served sliced like pinwheels, showing off the lovely bits of dried fruit. Being that my husband won’t

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Beef Wellington

I made beef Wellington for my husband and myself for our 32nd anniversary in January. The idea to make this for our dinner came from watching Masterchef Junior on TV. There was an episode where the little kids were challenged to make beef Wellington, a Gordon Ramsay signature dish. But judge Ramsay didn’t show them

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