Lemony Chicken with Green Beans

Lemony Chicken with Green Beans

Lemony Chicken with Green Beans - simple enough for every day; elegant enough for company! There are potatoes, too, making it a complete meal. Try it with artichokes in the spring!

A gorgeous dish, it really should have a fancy name…a little wine, lemon and a handful of sun-dried tomatoes spark up gorgeous green beans, chicken and a few potatoes. Fingerling potatoes or Yukons are perfect but a red potato makes a great budget stand in. And everything is napped with that bright sauce. Shhh…don’t tell anyone how simple this dish is and they’ll think you’re a genius.

Lemony Chicken with Green Beans

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Caramel Cream Pumpkin Pie

Caramel Cream Pumpkin Pie

This year I was looking for something a bit different to round out the Thanksgiving dessert table – and here it is. A two layer pumpkin pie, On the bottom, a rich caramel custard, and on the top a cinnamony pumpkin mousse. And it’s all topped off with an extravagant layer of toasted meringue.

Caramel Cream Pumpkin Pie

Caramel Cream Pumpkin Pie

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Snowy chocolate truffles - a Martha Stewart Recipe - easy!!

Snowy Chocolate Truffles

 A simple but delish rustic chocolate truffle rolled in powdered sugar

I just love a simple, rolled truffle, don’t you? Well, I won’t turn down one with a gorgeous chocolate coating, but for making, you can’t beat these, tossed in confectioner’s sugar or cocoa, and besides, we all know the center is the best part anyway, right?

Snowy chocolate truffles - a Martha Stewart Recipe - easy!!

Snowy chocolate truffles – a Martha Stewart Recipe

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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Roast: Chicken breast stuffed with sausage, cheese, spinach and port soaked dried cherries, all rolled up and wrapped in bacon!

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Roast

Are you like me? When you’re waiting at an office or for an appointment, do you read all the food magazines first? And if there aren’t any, do you read others from the back to front because the recipes are in the back? That’s exactly how I came across this recipe from Better Homes and Gardens* for Stuffed Chicken Roast. I practically drooled over it! I was obsessed – I knew I had to make it!

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Roast - filled with cheese, spinach, port cherries

Stuffed Chicken Roast – photo from Better Homes & Gardens

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