Author: Marie Avila

Turkey & Wild Rice Stuffing
Entrees

Turkey & Wild Rice Stuffing

You don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to indulge in a delicious meal. The next time you find yourself craving a little piece of the holidays, look no further than lean turkey and savory wild rice stuffing to do the trick.¬†IngredientsStuffing:2 cups of chicken stock¬†1 cup of wild rice4 tablespoons […]

Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna
Entrees

Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna

IngredientsFor the ragu:1 ounce dried porcini mushrooms2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 medium onion, chopped1 large carrot, finely chopped1 stalk celery, finely chopped4 cloves garlic, chopped2 tablespoons tomato paste2 portobello mushroom caps, chopped1 1/2 pounds shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, choppedKosher salt and freshly ground pepper2 28 -ounce cans whole San Marzano […]

Cranberry Compote Cheesecake
Desserts

Cranberry Compote Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a fabulous dessert on its own, but add a cranberry compote to the mix and the result is pure deliciousness. Serve alongside a glass of wine for a fabulous way to unwind after a hectic work week. Ingredients Crust: 1 stick (8 tablespoons) of unsalted butter, melted 2 […]

Red Velvet Peppermint Cookies
Desserts

Red Velvet Peppermint Cookies

We don’t know a single person who doesn’t adore a slice of red velvet cake, so what could be better than a hand-held version? These red velvet cookies are ideal for your next holiday party. Top them off with rich peppermint kisses for the full holiday effect. Red Velvet Crinkle […]