A Communal Table
Chasseur Style Beef Stew
Chasseur Style Beef Stew and a review of Revol’s newest Revolution 2 Cocotte! Now that the leaves have turned, I’m craving soups and stews. So, when Revol sent me this adorable little Cocotte from their new Revolution 2 ceramic cookware line, I knew exactly how I was going to “put it through it’s
30 Minute Country Captain Chicken
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PickedAtPeak #Collective Bias. So what do you do when you craving a dish but you don’t have the time to make it? Well, you look for ways to make it easier without sacrificing flavor, right? ...
The season to be merry is almost here which means “party foods” like Crab Rangoon – an oldie but a goodie!!! An incredibly easy appetizer, Crab Rangoon is one of the many recipes that caught my eye from Katie Chin’s newest book “Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese Cookbook”. Creamy, crunchy and crabb…
Shrimp with Crispy Pancetta, Tomatoes and Rosemary
Simple enough for a weekend and tasty enough for a party… Shrimp with Crispy Pancetta, Tomatoes and Rosemary! A good friend of mine is planning her first trip to Italy and so we’ve been talking almost non stop about it during our weekly walks. We’ve talked about the climate, what to see and do, ...
Cuban Style Turkey Picadillo
Fall has arrived!!! The days are shorter, the evenings are cooler and I’m ready for cool weather dishes like this Cuban Style Turkey Picadillo. Now that our boys are back at school/work, we’ve also changed back to our lighter eating habits – focusing on more nutrient dense meals like this Cuban
Corn and Blueberry Wild Rice Salad
I am interrupting my normally scheduled posting to bring you this… Corn and Blueberry Wild Rice Salad. I know… the recipes that I share here on A Communal Table are, for the most part, inspired by global cuisines – but this recipe really can’t be traced to any one cuisine. It’s one of those ...
Bourbon Lemon Drop Martini
Riffing on the classic vodka version, this Bourbon Lemon Drop Martini is a sweet, smooth and refreshing cocktail that’s perfect for summer sipping. “Could you figure out”…. As a food person, I get this a lot. My friends and family try a dish (or in this case a cocktail!) that they fall in ...
Fig, Bourbon and Honey Smash
So, what do you do when the California Fig Advisory Board sends you 4 flats of figs? Well, aside from doing the happy dance that is? Lot’s of things! But if you’re me, you make this Fig, Bourbon and Honey Smash cocktail!! Fresh figs smashed up with Buffalo Trace bourbon, lime juice and topped ...
Creamy Citrus Mexican Corn Salad
Creamy Citrus Mexican Corn Salad Even though summer isn’t my favorite season, there is a lot to like. Longer days, warmer evenings and lots and lots of fresh produce – tomatoes, berries and fresh, sweet corn. Growing up, I loved it grilled with just a slather of butter. But there is a new contender
Whole Wheat Chocolate Glazed Donuts
Like whole grains? If so, you are going to love this post!! After all, what could be better than a new toy? Ummm… maybe these Whole Wheat Chocolate Glazed Donuts? So, what is this new toy? A Mockmill. A what? The Mockmill is a grain mill that attaches to a stand mixer- and pretty... Read More