Nutella No Bake Oatmeal Cookies

Nutella No Bake Oatmeal Cookies

Heather says: I was recently thinking about ways to incorporate Nutella into every day? (Kidding, but what day isn't improved with a spoonful or pretzel-ful of this stuff?) Why not use Nutella in my favorite cookie of all time? If the Santa Claus in your household is a fan of Nutella and a fan of No Bake Oatmeal Cookies, I can pretty much … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Shrimp Etouffee

Heather says: I love to have people over for dinner; opening my home and sharing my table is my favorite way to show people I care and want them to be a part of our lives. As that circle of people expands -and ages, heh- I'm finding that more and more often I have friends and family with specific dietary needs: wheat allergies, ¬†gluten … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Chicken Marsala

Heather says: Like many people, I love chicken marsala. If you've gone gluten free, no worries, you don't have to leave chicken marsala behind. This version is a simple variation on the classic, all you need is brown rice flour (This is the one I use) to use in place of wheat. I made this for company the other night and it turned out well. I … [Read more...]

Simple Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

Heather says: This recipe for mushroom risotto is about as simple as risotto can get. You see, while risotto is rice, it's a needy rice. It's a rice that needs a little nurturing and love, but then, when it's ready to serve? It brings the awesome. If you really want to make this recipe company worthy -holiday worthy even- then, I highly suggest … [Read more...]

Tri-Color Roasted Potatoes with Parmesan and Awesome

Tri-Color Roast Potatoes

Heather says: Tri-color roasted potatoes. Pretty? Yes. Delicious? You bet. Is the recipe simple? Totally. Company worthy? Yes. This year I'm doing an American-Italian twist on recipes in the Countdown to Turkey Day Example menu. While I still plan on getting traditional mashed potatoes added to the recipe index, I thought this … [Read more...]