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Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip Cookies*

Everyone loves Chocolate Chip Cookies. And now I am sure that I am going to get a couple commenters who have to contradict me and say they don’t like them. But I will just tell them, that is because you have not had THE chocolate chip cookie! These cookies...
Herbed Risotto with Chicken and Caramelized Onions

Herbed Risotto with Chicken and Caramelized Onions*

I recently had an amazing thing happen. My 9th grade teacher contacted me through my blog! Her daughter shared my blog with her…and she has been reading it for the last month. And a couple days ago when I posted the photo of myself in my new apron, she...
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Béarnaise*

Butter. Wine. Eggs. Those are the three main ingredients of one of the most amazing sauces. And how could something with those three ingredients not be amazing? Béarnaise is a much better, delicious spin on the traditional Hollandaise sauce. Recently I discovered that it no longer requires all that...
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Banana Waffles with Toasted Pecans*

I learned long ago that you can’t take a man to the grocery store. I don’t have children, but I honestly think it is worse then bringing a child to the store. With a kid you can tell them no. With your husband? You can, but then you are...