Cauliflower and Black Olive Gratin

Today’s post for winter friendly Cauliflower and Black Olive Gratin probably seems a bit out of place if your address lies close to the 120 longitudinal line.  However if you inhabit a locale in the southern hemisphere where the weather is cooling off or you’re indifferent about turning your oven on in the summertime then […]

30-Minute Chipotle Turkey Chili

I know, I know, there have been quite a few hispanic inspired dishes recently but I promise this is not strictly a south of the border site and more diverse fare will come your way soon. Now that I’ve hopefully assuaged your misgivings, I can assure you that even after chimichangas, fish tacos, and grilled […]

Herb Chard and Feta Soup

Hey leggy cooksphiles!  I’m so glad you are still tuning in,  the frequency of  post over the last few months certainly doesn’t warrant such devotion. Your loyalty will be richly rewarded today though with a stunner of a soup that will knock your chef hat right off. Over the last few months Brian (my live […]

Asian Steak and Spinach Salad

Today’s recipe comes from Chef Extraordinaire Cat Cora. I waxed poetically about my adoration for Cat’s creations in a previous post , and after making this salad I am ready to hijack a radiostation and broadcast my love for her recipes through the medium of syndicated sound. Lucky for folks who don’t like talking about food […]

Mushroom and Spinach Risotto

Hi lovely leggycooks followers, and apologies for my somewhat drawn-out absence. I have been up to my eyeballs in CV’s and resumes, but I realized that despite my ever growing determination for a new work space I can’t ignore the other things in my life that enhance my daily existence. So I’m back to ruminate on the wonderfulness of […]

Spicy Thai Shrimp Salad

Oh happy day! Nothing get me going more than an 80 degree cloudless day, and that coupled with the fact that I have the day off has left me close to a state of bliss. The reason i’m telling you about my weather preferences is because during warm weather people often shy away from the kitchen; they […]

Tangy Shrimp and Italian Sausage Pasta

Pasta is one of my favorite foods, and when you throw in sausage, shrimp, and a spicy sauce, you’ve made a perfect dish in my eyes. That folks is what this pasta is; a splendid melding of Italian sausage, succulent shrimp, tangy peperocinis swimming in a creamy marinara sauce. A protein, carb, bonaza if you will (there’s […]

North African Chicken Stew

Hello and Happy 2011 (16 days late)! Today, in the New Years tradition of eating right and getting back into shape I’m starting off the year with a delicious and nutritious African Stew. I was SO excited to make this for several reasons; chief among them that I got to break in my brand spanking […]