Hot Buttered Peas with Basil and Onions

If you see fresh peas in the pod at your local farmers market, buy them immediately and plan to eat them that evening. Fresh peas are best the same day they are harvested. Frankly, they are best eaten directly out of the pod as you are shucking them. If you can resist however, cook them up…


Creamy Pasta Pesto Primavera

Creamy Pesto Pasta Primavera

Adding a ton of vegetables to pasta makes it healthy, right? We made this for “meatless Monday” this week. So creamy, delicious, and easy. Every summer, I make a lot of Basil Pesto. Last summer, my plants over delivered and I’m still making my way through the frozen bounty. By the time this year’s plants…

White Vinegar-Braised Chicken Thighs with Leeks & Peas

White Vinegar-Braised Chicken Thighs with Leeks and Peas

Last night we made this delicious and satisfying White Vinegar-Braised Chicken Thighs with Leeks and Peas. The leeks and peas give this dish a distinctly Springtime feel, and the vinegar smells wonderful as it lightly infuses (and tenderizes) the chicken. The recipe was only very slightly adapted from Vinegar-Braised Chicken with Leeks and Peas Recipe – Grace…