Chicken Tikka Masala


Whenever folks find out I am a food blogger with an Indian bent, the first question they ask is, “Can I please have the recipe for chicken tikka masala?”  It is inevitably everyone’s favorite Indian restaurant dish.  I’ve had friends confide to me that they would drink the sauce and lick the bowl if they…

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Rigatoni with Spicy Sausage Sauce


When we lived in Atlanta, one of our favorite restaurants to visit was Osteria 832.  It was that classic, neighborhood Italian joint that served up fresh and affordable fare.  They were super family friendly and our son adored it.  The food was comforting more than earth-shatteringly good.  They did simple dishes well with good ingredients…

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Asian Herbed Chicken


In your cooking repertoire you gotta have one fail safe chicken recipe that is always delicious and preferably easy.  And if it also happens to be uniquely memorable all the better.  Well this Asian herbed chicken recipe is exactly that for me.  It is perfect whether I am entertaining or not.  The marinade really does…

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I can’t believe it has been three months since my last post.  Life has been BUSY.  We moved to a new house, the holiday madness started, and then promptly went out of town for the end of December for almost two glorious weeks.  In all that time I realized something very important.  I prepare fabulous…

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Kerala Crab Curry


Sometimes you need a dish that pulls out all the stops.  That makes the table go silent when they start to eat.  And, sometimes you need to be able to make it in way less than an hour.  Have I got the perfect dish for you – Kerala crab curry.  This coconut curry is studded…

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