Spicy Marinara

Spicy Marinara...

Basic Marinara Ingredients Marinara is very easy to make and extremely versatile. It can be used on pasta of course, but also can be used as a base for soup, as the sauce on pizza, and as the sauce to simmer chicken or pork in a slow cooker. It also keeps in the freezer for three...
Pesto – A Summer Favorite

Pesto – A Summ...

Pesto before adding the olive oil Pesto is so fresh tasting and versatile that it is almost a sin not to make when fresh basil is so widely available. Even my grocery store carries what they call “live basil plants” which are perfect for this recipe. I made a double batch...
Grilled Curried Chicken with Cherry Sauce

Grilled Curried Chic...

Cherry Sauce Ingredients When I come home from a trip I like to bring regional specialities home with me to use in my cooking. This recipe uses dried cherries from Traverse City. I brought home 8 pounds of them so I’ve gotta get crackin’ and use some of them. My son, Matt,...