Dill Pickle Pizza . . . Seriously!

The garlic, dill, olive oil, acidic juices from the pickles and the crunchy pickles themselves really taste great together on an airy, crisp crust with melted mozzarella. Continue reading Dill Pickle Pizza . . . Seriously!

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Creamy Squash Soup with Parsley, Parmesan and Pine Nuts

Lemon zest and garlic add vibrance and warmth to this creamy soup after cooking the vegetables in butter and broth. Gently heat the cream with the puréed vegetables to avoid bitterness from the lemon zest. Continue reading Creamy Squash Soup with Parsley, Parmesan and Pine Nuts

New Orleans inspired dinner with wine pairings for a cause

The uniquely American cuisine of Creole and Cajun food in Louisiana influenced by French, Spanish, West African, Amerindian, Haitian, German, Italian, British and Irish influences made sense for this year’s dinner. Continue reading New Orleans inspired dinner with wine pairings for a cause

Blue Apron misses the mark in this week’s vegetarian adventure 

I most looked forward to trying the Skillet Vegetable Chili of the three received meals this week because the thought of drop biscuits baked atop a pan of chili presented a new twist for me. But my expectations proved too grand. Continue reading Blue Apron misses the mark in this week’s vegetarian adventure