Herb Ricotta Pea Dip

It is neither pesto nor guacamole (but you knew that based on the mint garnish, right?)  A bright and herby lemony fresh dip that goes well with fresh or toasted baguette, or just as great as a dollop on a cherry tomato or sliced cucumber.  And guess what? The next day you can thin with … Continue reading

Lemony Garlic Chicken

The zing of lemon and garlic plus a few shallots and spices work together to create a bright and smoky marinade for grilled chicken.  We currently lack access to a barbecue, or backyard for that matter, so we cook the chicken on a stovetop grill pan (which has ridges to leave grill marks on the … Continue reading

Baked Potato Soup

  Leftover baked (not boiled) potatoes are a huge time saver.  No roux, slurry or béchamel required for this super easy bowl of happiness.   Each person can still customize flavor toppings as if personalizing his or her baked potato.