Oven Braised Chicken with Tomato and Olive Sauce

Happy Autumn Equinox! Mother Earth decided to bless us by sending our first real Fall day.  The temperature dropped from the upper 90s down to 72 and breezy in just a couple days.  The wind smelled wet and cold.  It blew strongest in the afternoon and the dust was so thick in places that visibility was… Continue reading Oven Braised Chicken with Tomato and Olive Sauce

Wishing for Summer – Quinoa Salad

I cannot wait for summer food. Peaches, tomatoes, watermelon, cold potato and pasta salads, Popsicles, lemonade, BBQ chicken… please wait while I stop drooling… Ok I’m back. I needed a summer food fix so I threw together this fast little salad. Quinoa is a great alternative to my favorite pasta, potato and rice salads and… Continue reading Wishing for Summer – Quinoa Salad

Spring Frittata for One

The rush of the morning is over.  My daughter has been delivered safety to school.  My husband, long gone to work at an early hour.  I sit at the kitchen table and take in the quiet of the morning.  My house is silent except for the sound of our neighborhood sparrows and wrens softly chirping… Continue reading Spring Frittata for One