Puerto Rican Ropa Vieja

  I remember the first time I had this meal, it was late and we were getting hungry our group of friends and us were wondering the street of San Juan looking to get something to eat. We happened upon a mom and son shop, and we filled up the middle of the restaurant by…

Balsamic Brown Butter Chicken

A pleasant warm chicken and pasta meal really hits the spot; especially on these cold winter evenings.  Chicken has been on sale so I find I am purchasing a lot of it.  Don’t get me wrong I love this particular protein, and the ways of serving it vary widely. I made this for my daughter…

Fruit Cake

Oh how I love my husband, and oh my how he loves fruit cake.  Yes it is one of those you love it or you don’t ; I have yet to find people who are just wavering about their love hate relationship with fruit cake. Because I like to surprise him as often as possible,…

Fricassee De Poulet A L’Ancienne

What a comforting meal to make for your family, I changed it up a little bit by serving it over a potato puree.  I thought the presentation on this was insufficient, but the taste was phenomenal! It is actually an easy meal to compose and not all that much time spent assembling it.  I would…

Not Your Average Pot Pie!

This Chicken Pot Pie is made with fresh veggies and your own sauce not a condensed can of soup as your base (which I find most “home made” recipes use).  If your family does not like vegetables here is a great way to get them to eat a huge amount and love it.  I made…