Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

The other day I made a variation on one of my favorite hearty, cold weather dishes, my roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken with Thyme. On the side I served some Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes that came out so unbelievably delicious that I simply had to share the recipe. Enjoy! Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 2 1/2lbs Russet Potatoes, unpeeledContinue reading “Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes”

Vegan Winter Vegetable Barley Soup

I knew I wanted soup for dinner yesterday, but I was torn on what to make… So, I opened the floor for our fantastic Facebook followers to put in some requests, and vegetable barley won out. Of course I couldn’t simply make a regular old vegetable barley soup (where’s the fun in that?), so I played withContinue reading “Vegan Winter Vegetable Barley Soup”

Derek's "Famous" Sunday Sauce (w/ wine pairings)

So for Christmas Dinner this year I decided to poll the kiddies and see what they wanted… After some debate and negotiation they came to the conclusion that they wanted my famous “Sunday Sauce”… Ok, so “famous” is most certainly an exaggeration (unless this post goes viral, lol), but it’s pretty darn popular in my family! I knowContinue reading “Derek's "Famous" Sunday Sauce (w/ wine pairings)”

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Thyme

Who doesn’t love some roasted chicken once in a while? Here’s my recipe for lemon pepper chicken with thyme… Crazy easy to make, absolutely delicious, and as tender as rotisserie. Serves 2-4 depending on appetite & size of chicken. Ingredients: 1 Small to Medium Chicken, cut in half length-wise 1tbsp Olive Oil 4tbsp Unsalted Butter,Continue reading “Lemon Pepper Chicken with Thyme”