Pantry Raid! Tortellini with Shrimp and Asparagus

Every few weeks or so the roommates and some friends of mine gather for a pot-luck style dinner.  Last week we chose an Italian theme working around my friend Katie’s version of chicken saltimbocca.  Katie by the way, is a very near and dear friend of mine who I have known since college.  She too, … Continue reading

Strong to the “Finich” – Arctic Char with Red Curry Spinach and Sauteed Greens

As children, Popeye always encouraged us to eat our spinach to be strong like him (and have raging forearm muscles), but who wants to eat spinach from a can?! While trying to eat a little healthier after two weekends of parties, weddings, and dining out I felt that a meal incorporating spinach was the way … Continue reading

Life’s a Beach – Sweet Pineapple Galette

There’s no better time of year than when pineapple is in season and its aroma and taste are as sweet as candy. Whole Foods was running a special the other day so I of course had to scoop one up. I had been looking through my Williams & Sonoma Pies cookbook this past week and … Continue reading