Banana Bread

What do you do when the bananas are getting really dark and squishy and the fruit flies start to zoom around the kitchen? DON’T throw the bananas in the garbage can! Stick them in the refrigerator (or freezer) until you can whip up a batch of banana bread!   Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup […]

Winner, Winner – Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Dinner!

What’s for dinner? I dug around in the freezer and found two separate ziploc bags (each containing two boneless, skinless chicken breasts) and a small package of center cut bacon. Score! Everything is better with bacon. I thought bacon wrapped chicken breasts would be quick and easy.  Then I opened the refrigerator and starting poking […]

Spanish Tapas – Tasting Menu at Jaleo D.C.

On the last morning of the United States Personal Chef Association conference I made a reservation for 4 at Jaleo D.C. Friends on Facebook had commented that while in D.C. I HAD to get into Jaleo to eat. http://www.jaleo.com/ I met so many fantastic people at the conference. There were three chefs I dined with on the […]