Recipe of the Month: Oven Fried Chicken

The secret to this chicken is to place the chicken on a large rack over a sheet pan so the chicken sits above the pan and is heated from all sides. 1 chicken, cut into serving pieces 1 ½ cups whole milk 1 TBSP Tabasco sauce 1 TBSP soy sauce ½ cup corn flake crumbs […]

Recipe of the Month: Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding Heaven

Think day old bread is the culinary equivalent of twice worn socks?  Think again.  Instead of tossing day old bread, whip up some delicious bread pudding.  You might never bother with fresh bread again (but please DO continue to bother with fresh socks!) Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding Heaven 1 loaf (16 oz) firm white bread […]

Recipe of the Month: Pecan Cranberry Salad

The holidays were never complete when I was a kid without some kind of Jello mold…although that seems dated and retro, I can’t seem to break that tradition! This one is my son Nick’s favorite-it’s perfect for Thanksgiving! Pecan Cranberry Salad 1 (15 oz) can crushed pineapple, drained, 1 cup pineapple juice reserved 1 cup […]

Recipe of the Month: Parmesan Asparagus

One of the things I love most about this time of year, besides the flowers and the birds and not having to wear a jacket all the time, is that fresh asparagus is actually affordable. When the price drops below $2.00, I start buying two or three bunches at a time and eating it almost […]

Recipe of the Month: Roasted Root Vegetables with Maple Glaze

This was a huge hit last holiday season, and a nice alternative to the usual cloyingly sweet marshmallow sweet potatoes. 1 ½ cups cubed sweet potatoes 1 ½ cups cubed butternut squash 1 ½ cups cubed parsnip or turnips 1 cup cubed beets 1 cup sliced carrots 4 tsp. olive oil ½ tsp. kosher salt […]