Linguine with Fresh Spinach, Red Pepper, and Lemon

I love going to the grocery store; I do it several times a week, if only for a few things. I know, I know, it is poor planning on my part, but I enjoy weaving through the aisles, checking out new and interesting ingredients I may have missed during my previous visit. I recall going toContinue reading “Linguine with Fresh Spinach, Red Pepper, and Lemon”

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Ginger-Basil Chicken Thighs with Green Tomato

I’ve professed my love for The Kitchn many times on this blog, but this time, it’s serious.  We have a tomato explosion in our garden this year, and as I was staring out my office window and all of the lovely green beauties hanging on their vines, I happened to stumble upon this delightful recipe. Continue reading “Ginger-Basil Chicken Thighs with Green Tomato”

Roasted Carrot Soup

The weather here in Omaha is on the fence.  It doesn’t know what it wants.  Sunny?  Overcast?  Chilly?  Rainy?  Make up your mind already and move on!  Yes, it is Spring, but my brain wants nonstop sunny weather.  Anyway, I woke up the other morning unsure of what to make for that night’s dinner.  IContinue reading “Roasted Carrot Soup”

Pernil (Puerto Rican Roast Pork)

“Less cake, more meat!” This was the single comment left on my last post.  The post about cake.  I know I post a lot about desserts.  I know this. As I was writing, this song happened to pop up.  It seems fitting, no?  The great Dizzy Gillespie had it right:  Hey Pete! Let’s Eat MoreContinue reading “Pernil (Puerto Rican Roast Pork)”