Special of the day

04 Apr Special of the day: The Beauty of Blanching Fresh Vegetables

[caption id="attachment_1801" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Beautifully Blanched Asparagus Tips with Dill Dip"][/caption] Every season ushers in a new cast of fresh vegetables stepping out for all to enjoy. Spring for me sings of tiny tender asparagus tips, crunchy sugar snap peas and fragrant fresh basil leaves, all...

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21 Mar Special of the day: Baking with a Bounty of Beautiful Blueberries

[caption id="attachment_1714" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Lemon Blueberry-Ribbon Bundt Cake"][/caption] This week’s Special of the Day spotlight shines on a superfood that can do almost anything, short of leaping tall buildings in a single bound. You name it, the blueberry has got it covered. A diet rich in...

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14 Mar Special of the day: Super Quick, Super Delicious, Supermarket Finds

[caption id="attachment_1699" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Butternut Squash Ravioli with Browned Butter, Parmesan and Sage"][/caption]   Strolling through the supermarket recently, I spied some stunning red and yellow striped butternut squash ravioli calling out to me from the top shelf of the refrigerated pasta case at Albertsons. Not typically...

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07 Mar Special of the day: A Roundup of Roasted Vegetable Recipes

[caption id="attachment_1652" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Baked Sweet Potato with Garlic Roasted Vegetables"][/caption] It all boils down to three words of sage advice that keep popping up again and again: eat your vegetables. One of the healthiest things you can do for your body is to incorporate more vegetables...

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29 Feb Special of the day: A Fresh Take on Fish on Fridays

  [caption id="attachment_1643" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Teriyaki Scallop Kabobs and Shrimp Skewers with Plum Sauce"][/caption] Find yourself fishing for a fresh take on what to make for dinner, come week’s end? If you happen to be one of the many Catholics out there who observe the Lenten tradition...

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08 Feb Special of the day: When in Orlando, Eat at Emeril’s

[caption id="attachment_1567" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Pan Seared Scallops"][/caption]   Masses of muggles from all over are migrating to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida, since its opening to the public on June 18, 2010. Huge Harry Potter fans, our daughters, Mackenzie and Madison could hardly...

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