Basil Roasted Chicken and Squash

Recipes posted a year ago: Lemon Vinaigrette Brazilian Chicken Curry Chicken Butternut Curry Soup This recipe came about while we were recently on vacation in sunny Arizona (where we were able to get plenty of Vitamin D).  We had the opportunity to spend a week with Karen's parents in a vacation condo - which afforded … Continue reading Basil Roasted Chicken and Squash

Pesto Grilled Chicken

Sorry for the absence everyone - I've been trying to adjust to 60+ hour work weeks (in addition to a brutal commute) on the latest project I've been assigned to, and it's been difficult to get things written up that we've been doing. Adjusting to this new work schedule has also been cause for a few … Continue reading Pesto Grilled Chicken

Cucumber and Tomato Salad

I needed to come up with a potluck dish in a pinch and with my CSA to the rescue, I made this very tasty salad.  The cucumbers that I used were huge and it still felt like it wasn't enough, but with a party of 20 people, it actually worked out great.  Adjust according to … Continue reading Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Lemon Basil Round Steaks

We've got a quick one today for the middle of the week, now that we've got some good weather to call summer out here.  Start out making a double-batch of our lemon vinaigrette dressing recipe, then reserve a bit to use on your salad while using the rest as a wet rub for some round … Continue reading Lemon Basil Round Steaks

Pistachio Pesto

Traditional pesto combines copious amounts of basil with garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, and Parmesan or similar hard cheese.  We've long been fans of pesto, although we'll usually eliminate the cheese and add a squeeze of lemon.  This recipe takes the basic pesto and transforms it even further - substituting pistachios for the pine nuts … Continue reading Pistachio Pesto

Wine-Herb Grilled Chicken

Grilling is a great way to cook just about anything (in my opinion, at least), and chicken is no exception.  Chicken can still end up a bit bland, however, unless it has a good rub or marinade prior to going over the coals (it also helps to use bone-in pieces).  So when you want to … Continue reading Wine-Herb Grilled Chicken

Basil Chicken & Rice Soup

*A quick note as Casey doesn't give this recipe enough justice.. From all the things we have made, this is definitely in our top 10.  Try it VERY soon as it will definitely be worth it! Feeling like some good ol' chicken soup, but with a little Cantonese and Thai influence?  Playing around with a clipped … Continue reading Basil Chicken & Rice Soup