Winter Greens and Rice Gratin

Serves 10 to 12.  Freezes well, and easily halved. This is a great winter dish as greens are in abundance in backyard gardens, farmer’s markets, and in the grocery market.  Obviously, this is the time which they taste the best, too. … Continue reading

Basil Pecan Pesto

  Pesto alla Genovese…so green, so savory, such a sign of summer.  Aside from fresh grown tomatoes and watermelons,  nothing says summer more to me more than the pesto. Basil has a short growing season.  As far south as we … Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Potato Gratin

This is one of my most favorite dishes to serve at Thanksgiving.  Right now, my husband’s family is probably saying, “Really?  We’ve never had it!”  Well, it’s a bit of work.  Well worth it, though.  The first time I made … Continue reading