Fig Tart

Looking over my Top Chef Cookbook, I have been inspired to cook some of the dishes. I recently made Elia’s  roasted chicken with vegetables dish, and it turned out very well. I had originally wanted to make Harold’s Roasted Fig tart to pair along with my Top Chef meal, but you know how it goes when you try to…

Salted Caramel Apple Bites

Amy and her husband Joel from Sing for Your Supper are expecting a sweet baby girl in January 2012! EEK! I already predict lots of pink, cupcakes and everything sweet for this little blessing. So a group of their friends put together a virtual all-sweets baby shower hosted by Kelsey at Apple a Day to help them celebrate the upcoming arrival of the newest singer…

Buttered Peas

This was a beautiful side dish to accompany the wonderful Boeuf Bourguignon. It’s a very simple and fundamental process to enjoy the beautiful vegetable. I did one minor cheat for this recipe, I used frozen peas, which are sweeter and frozen at the beginning stages of within harvest. Fresh peas aren’t available until later in season around…