Blog Archives for tag butter

Cauliflower and Carrot Penne

Carrot and Cauliflower Penne

Oh my gosh!  It’s been months since I’ve posted!  I vowed to myself that I’d stop commenting on that and… Continue reading »


How to Make a Roux

A roux (pronounced: “roo”) is a classic base for sauces, gravies and soups.  It serves as a thickener and is… Continue reading »

Homemade Potato Gnocchi

Homemade Potato Gnocchi with Mushroom Cream Sauce

I often hear, “My favorite restaurant has the best gnocchi and risotto…I wish I knew how to make them at… Continue reading »

Broccoli Cheese Soup

The holidays and three little boys have a knack for getting in the way of my blog posts sometimes and… Continue reading »

Pecan Pumpkin Pancakes

Pecan Pumpkin Pancakes

Since I’ve training for a half-marathon the last couple months, I have been eating a bigger breakfast on Sunday mornings… Continue reading »

Cinnamon Swirl Pound Cake

Cinnamon Swirl Pound Cake

I don’t often develop and post baking recipes and there are a few reasons why.  First and foremost, my wife… Continue reading »

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

The cool mornings, warm days and chilly nights of Autumn have descended upon the Chicago area, which means I am… Continue reading »

Garlic Butter Grilled Hummus

Hummus is one of my favorite dips.  Whether it’s garlic, roasted red pepper or something more exotic, there’s something addicting… Continue reading »

Egg in a Hole

To me, cooking was never about making fancy food or trying to impress people with how much I knew about… Continue reading »

Buffalo Bacon Bleu Baked Potato

My posts have been pretty inconsistent lately with the arrival of our third son, Emmett David on May 23.  However,… Continue reading »


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