Spicy Mac

I have probably mentioned it before, but mac & cheese and risotto are my absolute favorite comfort foods. A well executed mac recipe will put me right in my happy place. The Mac + Cheese Cookbook has a place of honor in my cookbook rotation. I mean, a cookbook full of mac & cheese recipes? Yes please. […]

Chicken Chile Soup

I love a tasty soup that is easy to throw together on a weeknight. This one took me about 15 minutes. David and I roasted a chicken the night before, and still had plenty of meat to use in this soup recipe. It was really good leftover for lunch the next day. from: Food + Wine serves: […]

Chicken and Vegetable Miso Soup

David was under the weather last week and I wanted to make a nourishing meal that would help him feel better, but I didn’t want to make boring ol’ chicken noodle soup. Think of this soup as chicken noodle’s more fun, flavorful and healthy cousin. I adapted the recipe to make it easier by using cooked rotisserie chicken instead […]

Cobb Salad

I have never really loved a cobb salad. Not that I disliked it per se, but there are other types that usually take precedence in my salad cravings. This particular salad has changed my mind. One reason I never really liked it before was the cubed ham. I’m not much of a ham lover. This cobb uses […]

Greek Salad With Chicken

I have made this recipe many times since I originally tore it out of Health magazine in 2008. I substitute rotisserie chicken slices instead of pan-grilling a boneless, skinless chicken breast. It’s easier and I think it has more flavor. The dressing has also been my go-to for a basic vinaigrette that uses citrus instead of vinegar. […]