Roasted Chicken & Romanesco Sauce

Sunday we returned from a week in Cabo and this is the first dish I cooked in more than a week!

We stayed at an insane all-inclusive with views of the Cabo Marina, Downtown, and the Pacific Ocean {all at once.}  It was wildly luxurious sitting at the pool for hours on end relaxing, eating & drinking whenever we wanted, and soaking in the sun. Can I go back yet?

Now I am back to reality and that means a weekly dish from The Food Matters Project. If you haven’t been following, a group of bloggers is diving into a dish every week from The Food Matters Cookbook by Mark Bittman.  This week the recipe is {yet again} a winner. Extremely easy to cook and the presentation creates the mirage you’ve been in the kitchen all day.  Mireya of My Healthy Eating Habits is this week’s host!

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Strawberry Pinot Sorbet

Simple is good. I mean really good!

Frozen fruit, wine, sugar, and yogurt makes sorbet. What’s easier than that?

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Tandoori Chicken & Naan

I would not have comprehended making something like Tandoori chicken at home a couple of years ago. This dish is the reason you go to an Indian restaurant!

Not any more.

This is a really simple recipe to make at home. I’ve made it twice and it was insanely juicy and flavorful each time. The only two kickers are (1) long marinade time and (2) using your oven on a REALLY high heat to mimic a Tandoori oven.

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Spicy Italian Meatballs



Spy say meata ballll

say it!

Spy say meata ballll


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48 hours lost in Venice in pictures

I have such fond memories of Venice.

One second you are in the hustle and bustle of tourists and shops and the next you turn down a small alley to find a quiet restaurant tucked into a courtyard waiting for you.

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