The Chef in me


Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
        ~HARRIET VAN HORNE, Vogue magazine, Oct. 15, 1956


ROUND UPS
Strawberries
Top 5 in 2012

APPETIZERS
Honey Roasted Tomato Bruscetta with Ricotta
Bacon Chili Chicken Bites
Caramelized Pears
Cowboy Caviar
Crostini Bar Ideas
Pigs In A Blanket
Pomi Salsa
Raspberry Asparagus Endive Boats
Tea Sandwiches
Raspberry Salsa
Strawberry-Citrus Salsa
Trio of Bean Dips
BUTTER BEAN & PEA DIP WITH MINT
PINTO BEAN & CORN DIP WITH CILANTRO
CANNELLINI & EDAMAME DIP WITH TARRAGON


Brunch
Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes
Ham & Cheese Waffles
Oven Eggs Benedict
Frittata
Stuffed Tomato Fan-tans
Trifle by Vi

SNACKS
Salted Roasted Chickpeas

Starches
Cajun Shrimp Stuffed Potatoes
Orzo
Risotto
Roasted Red Potatoes
Springform Rigatoni Pie
Wild Rice Risotto

Salads
Caesar Salad a la Heidi
Champagne Vinaigrette
Raspberry Vinaigrette
Stuffed Tomato Fan-tans
Winter Fruit with Baby Greens


Soups/Stews/Chili
Barbie's Tortellini Soup
Bento Box Soup
Chayote and Beef Soup [Paleo]
Chicken & Cannellini Chili
Chicken Noodle with Edamamr
Chicken, Tortellini & Meatball Soup
Green Chili Stew
Guiness Braised Beef over Steamed Red Potatoes
Kitchen Sink Chicken Soup [Paleo]
Miso Soup
Spicy Chicken & Chorizo Chili
Sweet Summer Corn Vermicelli Soup
Turkey x 2 White Chili

Breads
Cornbread
Homemade Croutons
Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough
King's Bread
Parmesan Monkey Bread
White Chocolate Coconut Pecan Banana Bread

Sides
Asparagus with Bacon & Parmesan
Bacon Wrapped Green Beans
Crash Hot Potatoes
Green Veggie Saute
Orzo
Parmesan Cauliflower
Parmesan Monkey Bread
Stuffed Tomato Fan-tans


Proteins:
Beef:
Brisket [Paleo]
Brown Sugar Meatloaf with Veggie Saute
Guiness Braised Beef over Steamed Red Potatoes
Mongolian Beef Stirfry
Salisbury Steak
Shepherd's Pie
Unsushi Roast beef Rolls
Wine Braised Short Ribs

Chicken:
Bacon Chili Chicken Bites
Baked Chicken Roulade with Asparagus & Spinach
Baked Chicken Thighs with Shallots & Garlic [Paleo]
Chicken & Cannellini Chili
Chicken & Spinach Meatballs [Paleo]
Chicken Meatball Yakitori
Chicken Piccata
Chicken Pot Pie
Fried Chicken
Lake Shore Drive Chicken & Noodles
Panko Encrusted Chicken with Roasted Romaine
Slow Braised Chicken & Vegetables
Sweet Chili BBQ Chicken Burgers
Tarragon Chicken over Rice


PORK:
Asparagus & Beer Braised Pork Risotto
Braised Pork Loin
Cardamom Encrusted Pork Chops
Spicey Honey Baked Porkchops

SEAFOOD:
Cajun Shrimp Stuffed Potatoes
Clams Steamed with White Wine
Coconut Encrusted Sea Scallops
Raspberry Tilapia with Raspberry Salsa
Seriously Amazing Shrimp
Steamed Shrimp
Tilapia in Foil
Tilapia with Strawberry-Citrus Salsa


Meals
Asparagus & Beer Braised Pork Risotto
Baked Chicken Roulade with Asparagus & Spinach
Brown Sugar Meatloaf with Veggie Saute
Cajun Shrimp Stuffed Potatoes
Chicken & Cannellini Chili
Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken Roulade with Asparagus & Spinach
Frittata
Jambalaya
Lake Shore Drive Chicken & Noodles
Panko Encrusted Chicken with Roasted Romaine
Pasta Saute with Chicken, Asparagus & Spinach
Wheat Pizza
Pork Saltimbocca
Proven├žal Pork chops with Vegetable Saute
Quinoa Primavera
Shepherd's Pie
Shrimp Stir fry with Asian Pear Sauce
Short Rib Risotto
Slow Braised Chicken & Vegetables
Stuffed Cabbage
Stuffed Peppers & Zucchini
Sweet Chili BBQ Chicken Burgers
Tarragon Chicken over Rice
Unsushi Roast beef Rolls

SWEETS
Berry Ramekin Pies {and a guest post at Food Stories}
Bunny Cake
Candied Pecans
Chocolate Pudding Trio {Guest Post}
Creme Brulee Spoons
EASY Cream Cheese Icing
King's Bread
Low Everything & Something Free Chocolate Cake Recipe
Macaroons [Paleo]
Mile High Red Velvet Cake with White Chocolate Butter Cream Icing
Mini Acorn Treats
Mrs. Field's Chocolate Chip Cookies
Orange Icebox Cake
Potato Chip Cookies
Red Velvet Brownies
Scotcheroos
S'mores Cookies
Strawberry Lemonade Muffins
Strawberry Shortcake
White Chocolate Butter Cream Icing
White Chocolate Coconut Pecan Banana Bread



updated 9/10/2013
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