Beef Tagine and the Differences Between Tagine and Couscous

Eating Moroccan food in Morocco was an eye-opening experience. Tagine is NOT served with couscous. Couscous is a different dish. Tagine served in the Western world is actually couscous. Tagine is NOT served with couscous. They are not the same dish. Nor are they served together. They even cook in different types of cooking pots….

Spanish Chicken with Chorizo and Potatoes

Ok! Here comes another chicken dish. I am not sure how it happened but chicken has been on the menu as of late. Easy to do but I usually vary things up a bit better than it seems that I am now. Or the chicken dishes are the only ones making it in front of…

Slimmed Down Potato Leek Soup

I love potato leek soup. It’s definitely in my top ten favorite soups. Thinking of my top ten, I wonder what they would be. Tomato for sure, corn and clam chowder are musts. Yum, I love a good clam chowder just as much as a I hate a bad one. Both broccoli cheese and chicken tortilla…

Fingerling Potatoes & Green Beans with Pesto

It’s springtime and one of my favorite springtime dishes is new potatoes with fresh garden peas. The freshness of these two together just reminds me of spring and newness. It makes me miss home at times because here in Denver, I am just starting to plant my garden instead of already picking those two and a few…

Roasted Veggies

I’ve probably mentioned it before but I love roasted veggies. Roasting just brings out the most wonderful flavors in veggies that is only matched by ones cooked on the grill and even then they are distinctly different in flavors. Roasting causes the sugars to concentrate in root veggies and gives potatoes, parsnips, turnips, carrots and…