Golden Semolina Quinoa Spinach Cakes

INGREDIENTS Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon minced shallot 10 ounces baby spinach Salt Freshly ground pepper 1 cup low-fat milk 3/4 cup finely ground semolina 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 1 large egg, beaten 1 1/2 cups panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 3 large egg whites INSTRUCTIONS In a small saucepan, combine the quinoa with 1Read More

Parmesan Crusted Chicken

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/4 lbs.) 4 tsp. Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 425°. Combine Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise with cheese in medium bowl. Arrange chicken on baking sheet. Evenly top with mayonnaise mixture, then sprinkleRead More

All-Butter Easy Pie Dough

Try this recipe for delicious, flaky pie crush, cooked up by Gesine Bullock-Prado, sister of Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock. YIELD 2 pie crusts INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flour, cold 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar 1 cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces and chilled in the freezer for 10 minutes 1/2 cup ice water (Don’t add the ice toRead More

Shrimp, Leek and Spinach Risotto

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 cups Arborio rice 8 cups boiling vegetable broth 1 c Parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 medium leek, chopped 1.5 lbs medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 (14 ounce) bag fresh spinach leaves 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper INSTRUCTIONS Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large, heavy bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat. Pour inRead More

Fish Tacos

INGREDIENTS 2 cups/500ml plain thick yogurt or sour cream 4 avocados, pitted, peeled and chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped Zest and juice of 1 lime A handful fresh cilantro leaves, chopped A few drops green hot sauce, such as Tabasco Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons/30ml olive oil 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 clove garlic, mincedRead More

Time To Start Collecting!

I have recipes saved in so many different places that I never knew where to look to find “that recipe” that I knew I had. I’ve decided that I need to keep them all in one place and decided a blog was the way to go. At least that way, others could use them ifRead More

New England Lobster Rolls Recipe

INGREDIENTS For the lobster salad 1 tablespoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning 1 (1-1/2-pound) whole live lobster 1/4 cup small-dice celery (from about 1 medium celery stalk) 3 tablespoons mayonnaise Freshly ground black pepper To assemble 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 top-split hot dog buns INSTRUCTIONS For the lobster salad Fill a large pot with 1 inchRead More