Soups Stews and Chilis

Turkey & White Bean Cassoulet

I love dishes like this for the fall time. One pot meals that can use up a number of ingredients in the house, and make doing the dishes a piece of cake. This is a very basic cassoulet recipe, which means that you can throw any vegetables or other ingredients in it that you'd like.… Continue reading Turkey & White Bean Cassoulet

Soups Stews and Chilis

Tuscan White Bean Soup

I got a little taste of sunshine when I drove with Ryan down to Fort Myers last week. I was ready to ditch my sweaters for a swimsuit and find the best coral nail polish to celebrate the warmer weather. And then I returned to Denver on Sunday. It has actually been in the mid… Continue reading Tuscan White Bean Soup

Main Courses

Romesco Chicken with Basil White Bean Puree

Romesco sauce is traditionally found in Northern Spain, and is a wonderful accompaniment to fish, chicken, and grilled vegetables. I thought I would fancy up some chicken when Ryan came home from his last road trip, and decided to make him this dinner. The roasted red peppers and tomatoes add a nice punch and acidity… Continue reading Romesco Chicken with Basil White Bean Puree


Roasted Garlic and Lemon Hummus

There is one key to making a simple recipe taste like a great recipe, and that is using the right ingredients. Hummus is one of those appetizers that is good no matter what you do with it. It only takes a few ingredients and a few minutes of your time, but there is something special… Continue reading Roasted Garlic and Lemon Hummus