Red Wine Spinach Pasta Nests

I wanted something super simple for dinner, but also something super duper tasty. Red wine is a no-brainer, of course. Thus, a red wine sauce simmered with chicken, nesting inside spinach linguine did the trick for dinner tonight. Red Wine Spinach Pasta Nests 1 Tbs. butter or olive oil 1 Tbs. minced shallots 1 tsp. fresh…

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Lemon Chicken Pastry Ring

Call it a pastry ring. Call it a pastry wheel. Or, maybe call it a lemon chicken and spinach pastry pinwheel. In any case, it’s savory, it’s tart, it’s moist, it’s buttery, and it’s jam-packed full of flavor. Who can resist the buttery, flaky goodness of homemade crescent pastry dough? And, who can pass up…

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Persian Eggplant and Chicken

Crazy for limes once again…specifically Persian Lime Oil this time… we ventured into something a little bit different. Roasted eggplant: yum Extra virgin olive oil: yes Spicy red pepper flakes: yep Fresh mint: yahoo Persian Lime Olive Oil: ei yi yi…my mouth is watering The puree is utterly amazing in and of itself. The flavors…

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Lemons, Rainbows, and Sprouts

I struggled to find a name for this gorgeous gem of a meal. The sweet tart zing of a lemon, the deep, rich hues of rainbow carrots, and the bright and lively green of fresh baby Brussels sprouts bring a presentation of color. and delight all together for a smorgasbord of vegetable delight. If it…

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Balsamic Peppers and Chicken

What to do when a little bit of everything lingers in the fridge from the previous few days… Get creative. Well, I like to think of myself as somewhat creative anyway, but just throwing things together for something fast and easy truly is the key to the kitchen somedays. A leftover golden bell pepper was…

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Chicken Royale

Purple embodies the balance of red’s stimulation and blue’s calm. This dichotomy can cause unrest or uneasiness unless the undertone is clearly defined, at which point the purple takes on the characteristics of its undertone. With a sense of mystic and royal qualities, purple is a color often well liked by very creative or eccentric…

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