Roast Chicken with Olives, Grapes & Rosemary

Another winner from the Smitten Kitchen, but this time from the cookbook, not online. Like Deb’s spouse, my husband also doesn’t care for fruit with his meats, but since her hubby loved it, I thought I’d give it a try. William’s verdict – home run! I made lemony roasted parsnips to go with the chicken….

Zesty Lentil Salad From Turkey

This recipe was given to me by a Turkish woman who teaches classes at PCC. Ingredients: 1 cup French green lentils 3 cups water 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup parsley, chopped 1/2 tsp. cumin Pinch of chili powder 1/2 tsp….

Thai-Inspired Mackerel

I’m not much of a fish eater, especially salt-water fish. I grew up eating lots of perch and catfish that my dad caught and we rarely bought fish in the store, other than Gordon’s Fish Sticks. So, when my husband said he wished we ate more fish, I looked to see what was available…and cheap…from…