Asparagus and Carrots in Charmoula Sauce

According to Fine Cooking, Charmoula is a sort of North African pesto.  This recipe is inspired by theirs for Green Beans and Carrots in Charmoula Sauce, but I don’t like green beans too much and I do like asparagus!  I haven’t made this yet, but I will be making it for Thanksgiving.  And by Thanksgiving…

Grilled Fish with Macadamia Nut Butter

We are right in the middle of the famous Zaar World Tour and I volunteered to do a cooking challenge involving making something that was gluten-free on the barbie.  Yes, we are virtually visiting Australia/New Zealand!  I sort of cheated and used a recipe from the cookbook that was already tagged as gluten-free, but hey,…

Spanish Spaghetti with Olives

You’d be amazed at the difference just adding a few simple ingredients makes to an ordinary and familiar dish. I kinda, sorta hate spaghetti because I used to make it so often when my kids were small and I was broke. That was all the time, like several nights a week. But that’s what you…

French Country Chicken

This chicken recipe is full of flavor because it is made with Herbs de Provence.  If you cannot find it, here is a recipe (within a recipe!):