Chicken Piccata

So there’s no mystery that Susan likes chicken, and I love cooking chicken – easy to work with, and it takes on flavors so well. This is a great little breast cutlet recipe that is simple to make, so we usually do it on a weekday with dried (not homemade) pasta. It’s a great example of so much flavor coming from just a few ingredients!

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Pollo al Vin Cotto

This is adapted from Mario Batali that while isn’t the quickest dish to prepare, isn’t particularly difficult and is certainly impressive. It will also make your home smell wonderful! We like to serve this with rice pilaf or over mashed potatoes but polenta and risotto are great too!

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Cherry Port Reduction Sauce

Our farmer’s market vendors had fresh cherries for several weeks this summer and in our efforts to find new ways to use them, we hit on this pork with cherry sauce.

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Hello Spring … oh, how we have missed you! This pasta dish just screams SPRING! SPRING! SPRING! Although this dish contains cream, it is surprising light and the mint and lemon give it just the right amount of freshness and pop.  Paul made fresh pasta because that’s his thing, but a decent store bought pasta would do.

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