Chicken “Heart” Pie

I was looking for a birthday gift for a friend on Amazon.com and came across these adorable heart shaped ramekin.  I was thinking about how I can use them for a Valentine’s Day dish and I came up with the idea for Chicken Heart Pie.  Not too romantic you might say, but in our house […]

Perfect Roast Chicken

  Recently roasting a chicken has become a Sunday night ritual.  I love a great roasted chicken because the possibilities are endless.  Besides serving it as dinner that night, I have so many options for the leftovers!  I try to keep the leftovers interesting, rotating each week from chicken sandwiches for lunches or chicken pot […]

Homemade Manicotti

I mentioned I was thinking about making manicotti for Easter this year and received a resounding YES!  I hadn’t made them in a long time and I was looking for a light pasta type dish to add as an entree.  Well, these “melt in your mouth manicotti” did not disappoint.  Everyone enjoyed them and I […]

Turkey Chili

For all of the chili connoisseurs out there, this recipe is a definite try!  It actually originated from a book I bought my sister when she was getting married, called Ahhh! My Apartment has a Kitchen! At the time she wasn’t too interested in cooking so I found this easy cooking and baking book for […]

Butternut Squash Risotto

October is a beautiful time of year here in New York and a delicious way to embrace the season is by making butternut squash risotto.  So many people I know get excited when they read butternut squash risotto listed on restaurant menus, but they all seem to think that it is a difficult dish to […]