Comfort Food · Main Course · Pasta · Uncategorized

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Chicken

Well, we’re in the midst of the winter doldrums now. The holidays are in our rearview mirror. The last of the cookies have been eaten, the cork put back in the champagne bottle (for now, anyway.) There’s not a whole lot to look forward to this time of year. It’s dark when I leave the… Continue reading Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Chicken

Chicken · Main Course · Quick · Uncategorized

Cheesy Bacon Guacamole Chicken

By the time I’m halfway through the work week, I need all the help I can get. Is anyone available to do my laundry, pick up my dry cleaning, clean my house and maybe just do my job for me, too? No takers? Darn. I don’t know how those of you with kids do it.… Continue reading Cheesy Bacon Guacamole Chicken

Comfort Food · Uncategorized

Brown Butter Parmesan Polenta

I had my first taste of fall on the drive home from work this evening and it was delightful. While the temperatures are still summer-like, the rest of nature is easing its’ way into¬†autumn. The light in the afternoon is softer and more golden. A few overly ambitious trees have already started to make the… Continue reading Brown Butter Parmesan Polenta

Bread · Quick · sandwich · Uncategorized

Ham, Gruyere and Apple Panini

Well hi there! Sorry for the silence in these parts the past few days. We unexpectedly adopted a kitten on Monday and the past two days have been full of vet appointments and crawling under the bed to socialize with our little Miss Elle. The inspiration for her name? That’s right, Stranger Things. We’re big… Continue reading Ham, Gruyere and Apple Panini

Pasta · Quick · Uncategorized

Tortellini Rosa

Well, hello from the other side of Labor Day weekend! I hope you were able to have some fun and relax. Are you all hot-dogged and hamburgered out? Summer is, unofficially at least, over and we’re back to school, schedules and busy weeknights. Quick and easy recipes are a necessity. This time of year,¬†if you… Continue reading Tortellini Rosa

Chicken · Dinner · Uncategorized

Caramelized Onion, Smoked Gouda and Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

  I have to tell you, being a grown up is not nearly as fun, liberating or glamorous as I anticipated it would be when I was 10. 10 year old Diane was going to grow up to be the next Celine Dion, live in a ridiculous mansion and have zero obligations. She would always… Continue reading Caramelized Onion, Smoked Gouda and Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts