Roasted Asparagus with Creamy Lemon Dressing

This lemon sauce is such a simple way to dress up roasted asparagus….or any simply cooked asparagus for that matter, such as grilled, steamed, or sautéed.  In fact, this sauce is also a quick and easy way to dress up pretty much any plainly cooked vegetable, from potatoes to green beans to broccoli. The sauce …

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Chervil Vinaigrette

Chervil! Get to know it!

Chervil is an herb that I tend to think of as a little old-fashioned, (in the best way!) or more European, French in fact. It’s not always easy to find, but it’s worth seeking out and when you do find it – nab a bunch. The favor is like a milder cross-pollination of tarragon (a …

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Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese

One of the reasons I like going to certain kinds of bars or restaurants is because they have certain kinds of comfort food bar snacks. I bet you know where I am going with this – nachos, chicken wings….and one of the greatest gifts to the bar food lexicon: the jalapeño popper. Who was the …

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