Cheesy Mushroom Purses

My Academy Awards menu continues with more tantalizing finger food. Yesterday I posted a very healthy Paleo Pizza topped with tomatoes and pesto. Today, I wanted to post something a little more decadent. As I mentioned before, a night of finger food needs to have a variety of texture, taste, and temperature. These little babies are made… Continue reading Cheesy Mushroom Purses

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Chicken with Artichokes and Mushrooms

It's unfortunate to say that we came home under sad circumstances; my grandfather was very sick and sadly passed away yesterday. Whether you're sad or happy, there is nothing like comfort food from your childhood to help soothe a situation. Last Wednesday when we came home the only thing I wanted was Nana's chicken with… Continue reading Chicken with Artichokes and Mushrooms

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Seared Salmon with Shitake Mushrooms and Baby Bok Choy

This is another one of those sneaky dishes that I was able to make fish for dinner and Ryan didn't seem to be completely shaking in his boots. Salmon is pretty mild and takes on savory flavors like soy sauce and chili paste really well. Those tastes are complimented by rich and meaty shitake mushrooms… Continue reading Seared Salmon with Shitake Mushrooms and Baby Bok Choy

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Three Cheese Mushroom Alfredo with Broccoli Rabe

For the entire time Ryan and I have been dating, I've always known "Ryan doesn't like mushrooms". Which was incredibly unfortunate because I love mushrooms. A year and a half into this whole relationship, Ryan comes to Colorado for Thanksgiving, and insists on bringing his family's Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole. Ummmm what?! Hello! There are mushrooms… Continue reading Three Cheese Mushroom Alfredo with Broccoli Rabe