Stewed Chicken with Saffron

Here’s another repost from Bags & Biscuits. Food inspired by our month long stay in Lisbon, Portugal. I have to admit that we miss Portugal and are looking forward to going back. I do see that I need to rephotograph the photos on this one. That will come soon! I hope you enjoy this very…

Homemade Ricotta Cheese for March’s Daring Cooks Challenge

I just joined Daring Cooks, a website that posts a monthly challenge for cooks to attempt.  March is my first challenge and I’m already running late getting it posted since I had a slight misunderstanding of when it should be posted. Sawsan from chef in disguise was our March 2013 Daring Cooks hostess! Sawsan challenges…

Springtime Pasta

The freshness of asparagus and green peas always speaks of spring to me.  Toss in some herbs and pasta, it’s even better. The dish I’m going to share today comes from MyRecipes.com, complete with my changes.  Their recipe for Creamy Spring Pasta was such a gorgeous looking dish I had to give it a try…

Southwestern Butternut Squash Chili

Today is President’s Day and in honor of our current President Obama, I decided to do a chili recipe since it’s his favorite food. While there’s nothing ordinary about any type of chili, I did decide to do an out-of-the-box chili using butternut squash.  I’ve eaten versions of pumpkin chili before that I liked, so…