As I mentioned the other day, Pollo al Mattone, or Chicken Under a Brick is a Tuscan style of grilling chicken. The chicken cooks quickly since it is flattened under the weight of the brick and you end up with crispy delicious skin and juicy, perfectly cooked meat. What more could one want from a chicken? Continue reading →
This rich and creamy Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Gratin is flavored with garlic, fresh thyme, and Manchego cheese. The ingredients are simple but indulgent, making this a perfect side dish for your next holiday meal.
It seems like we just finished eating a huge Thanksgiving meal and it’s already time to start thinking about Christmas dinner. Between the big holiday meals and all the Christmas baking I plan on doing, I think I’ll have to ask Santa for some larger clothes this year! But hey, that’s what New Year’s Resolutions are for, right? I’ll worry about dieting in January. Continue reading →
Before last night, I had never even tasted a sweet potato biscuit. But they’ve been on my list of new foods to try for a few months now. I’ve been collecting links to sweet potato biscuit recipes and have noticed that there is a pretty wide range of recipes.
Some people make a very sweet biscuit, using lots of mashed sweet potato and sugar. My husband, who has a major sweet tooth, would love this version from Pots on the Stove. While others seem to prefer just a slightly sweet, buttery version, like these from Orangette. Continue reading →