Fall is in the air; Tomato soup in the kitchen

Cream of tomato

Drag out your sweaters; put a pot of soup on in the kitchen. Grab a book, a blanket, and curl up in your favorite chair. As soon as the air gets crisp, and the tips of the leaves turn orange, this is where you’ll find me. Summer was mild this year; so I’m just beginning… 

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{Saturday Dinner} Poulet a la Creme.

Poulet a la Creme

Comfort. Especially on a cold and rainy Saturday. This recipe is inspired from Jacques Pepin, though he uses a whole chicken in his version. Feeling lazy, I decided to use boneless skinless chicken breast and modify the recipe–and it worked. I served this meal with a crisp Sauvignon Blanc and a tangy spinach salad with Sonoma… 

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Timesaving Trifecta; Simple, Healthy and Tasty.

chicken parm

Warm, home cooked goodness without the stress; dinner goal achieved. Sometimes I don’t have it in me to work on dinner for two hours. SOMETIMES I need to come home after work, pop something into the oven and “zone out” to mindless reality TV. This dish is inspired for those days. Warm tomato sauce married… 

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