Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes
comfort food / easy recipes / recipes without wine pairings / sides / vegetarian

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, unpeeled … Continue reading

Homemade Pretzel Knots… perfect for a party!
appetizers / breads / comfort food / game day snacks / recipes without wine pairings / sides / vegetarian

Homemade Pretzel Knots… perfect for a party!

I started making homemade pretzels about a year ago and they’re a huge hit with my family and friends. Well, one of my coworkers saw the recipe a while back and has been harassing me to make them for the office ever since… but there’s a problem. My normal pretzel recipe makes 12 pretzels, there … Continue reading

Greek Lamb Meatballs with Crispy Polenta… recipe and wine pairings
recipes with wine pairings

Greek Lamb Meatballs with Crispy Polenta… recipe and wine pairings

Recently it came to my attention that Chobani® Yogurt is running a #MadeWithChobani campaign, with food bloggers much like myself using Chobani’s products to come up with recipes. I looked over what others were posting and I immediately realized that almost no one was incorporating the yogurts into a savory dish. It was mainly parfaits, cheesecakes, shakes … Continue reading

Ricotta Herb Meatballs
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Ricotta Herb Meatballs

For our family Christmas dinner this year my kids requested that I make my famous “Sunday Sauce” (well, famous in my family at least) with meatballs. My pleasure! I wanted to try something a little different with the meatballs this go-around… I recently had ricotta meatballs at a tapas/cheese bar in Jersey City that were absolutely … Continue reading