Sautéed Asparagus

RECIPE: Sautéed Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce INGREDIENTS: serves 6-8 Asparagus: 2 pounds fresh asparagus, ends trimmed 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves minced garlic 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt Hollandaise Sauce: 3 egg yolks 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon lemon zest Pinch of salt Dash of cayenne pepper…Continue Reading “Sautéed Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce”

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Fennel & Oranges INGREDIENTS: Serves 8 4 cups Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and halved 2 oranges, sliced and seeds removed 1 fennel bulb, sliced into -inch slices 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cup walnuts, chopped Honey, for drizzling…Continue Reading “Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Fennel & Oranges”

Cornmeal Crust Black Raspberry Pecan Pie INGREDIENTS: Serves 8 For the crust: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon cornmeal 1/2 cup shortening 8 tablespoons butter, cold 4-5 tablespoons ice-cold water For the filling: 1 tablespoon butter 2 cups black raspberries (or red raspberries, if unavailable) 1 1/2 cup bourbon…Continue Reading “Cornmeal Crust Black Raspberry Pecan Pie”

  A sprawling Thanksgiving spread deserves a table that’s equally as enticing. Creating a functional yet fabulous Thanksgiving table is much less time consuming than you may think, and with a few smart shopping tips will only cost you a few bucks. Golden Thanksgiving Table Earthy Thanksgiving Buffet  Lustrous Seasonal Centerpiece Gilded Pumpkin Centerpiece Mushroom…Continue Reading “5 Easy Thanksgiving Centerpieces”