Completely Poached

Poached Pork Shoulder in Buttermilk & Garlic

Poached Pork Shoulder in Buttermilk & Garlic with Bamboo Rice Salad: It’s Christmas day, and the weather in New England is far from traditional with warm air and heavy rains. We had originally planned to be away skiing this week, … Continue reading

Breathe Easy

Asian Barley Soup with Ginger Meatballs

Asian Barley Soup with Ginger Meatballs: There’s nothing more annoying than a deep and uncontrollable cough that makes your brain hurt from the sheer act of it. After being diagnosed with bronchitis and days of non-stop coughing, I was filled … Continue reading

Keep It Under Wraps

Philly Cheese Steak Wraps with Provolone Sauce

Philly Cheese Steak Wraps with Provolone Sauce: Was talking to someone recently and shared some important information they needed to know, but said “let’s keep this under wraps for now.” Most people can’t keep a secret to save their life. … Continue reading

Life of Pie

Chicken Pot Pie with Fennel & Edamame

Chicken Pot Pie with Fennel & Edamame: Conscious choices, in life, work, or play, that deliver profound results are as liberating as the primordial experience of diving naked into the ocean from a high rock. Coming up with new twists … Continue reading

Some Like It Hot

Harissa Chicken with Ginger Rice & Fresh Peas

Harissa Chicken with Ginger Rice & Fresh Peas: As I sit writing this on a crisp and damp morning, there’s a 1950’s movie playing in the background. No matter what old movie from that era or before it, there’s a … Continue reading

Flower Power

Roasted Salmon with Cauliflower Puree & Sunflower Greens

Roasted Salmon with Cauliflower Puree & Sunflower Greens: Having grown up in the 1970’s being served frozen and canned vegetables, it’s no wonder I used to despise the very thought of green beans, spinach, or the worst, vegetable medley. Later … Continue reading

Cloudy with a Chance of Pasta

Pork Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce & Herbed Ricotta

Pork Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce & Herbed Ricotta: Why is it every time I hear someone say – “I hate it when it rains” – I think the complete opposite and my mind immediately races to a multitude of … Continue reading

Pull Me Up

Ginger Pulled Pork in Lettuce Wraps

Ginger Pulled Pork in Lettuce Wraps: Reinventing yourself is something that many people struggle with, or at least are unconscious of, when it comes to careers, love, or life in general. Having a very specific source of inspiration or someone … Continue reading

Got Coconut Milk

Coconut Sweet Potato Soup

Coconut Sweet Potato Soup with Smoky Lentils: After skiing in negative degree temperatures this past Christmas, the idea of 40 degree January days would seem welcoming. However, 40 degrees on a damp day with thirty mile an hour winds just … Continue reading

Pheasantly Surprised

Pheasant Stew in Puff Pastry

Pheasant Stew: As I sit pondering over writing this recipe with both a sense of indecision and ignorance, I’m left with a surprising solace. It is always entertaining to venture into the unknown, equipped with only a spoon and sense … Continue reading