Simple 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 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 … Read more

Gluten Free Dressing for Thanksgiving

Heather says: Dressing is and always has been my favorite part of Thanksgiving Dinner. I love it day of and straight out of the fridge over the next few days. It turns out Ray has missed dressing the last few years. I always make a cornbread dressing that is gluten free without modification, but we … Read more

Stupidly Simple: Radish Slaw Recipe

Heather says: I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I was finally able to take advantage of our local CSA. If you’ve never participated in a CSA, it’s a program where you pay a farm a predetermined amount at the beginning of the growing season. The farm then divides up the produce harvested between … Read more

Tri-Color Roasted Potatoes with Parmesan and Awesome

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 simple, but beautiful … Read more

Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Cornbread Dressing

Heather says: If you have ever even given cornbread dressing a favorable nod, add this shrimp and andouille sausage recipe to your repertoire right this very moment. Heck, don’t even wait until Thanksgiving or Christmas to give this side dish a try. Yes, you want to double the recipe, it’ll work as an amazing post-Thanksgiving … Read more