Monthly Archives: December 2011

Gorgonzola Mac and Cheese

8 oz. (half a box) of pasta, cork screw, elbow or rotini work best 1 1/2 – 2 cups Gorgonzola sauce (see recipe for pork tenderloin with gorgonzola sauce on the recipe section of this site) 1 cup cooked and … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Dinner- Pork Tenderloin with Gorgonzola Sauce

This year I offered to cook Christmas Eve dinner for my parents. In our family we usually have just the immediate family at Christmas eve and then head to CT Christmas day to spend the holiday with more family members. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Muffins and a Delightful Holiday Dinner

Yesterday was an all around perfect holiday. Somehow I made it on the nice list, which was apparent by the company of my wonderful relatives and the plethora of thoughtful presents I received. (Many of which were cooking related and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

3/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 3/4 cup pumpkin puree 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tpbs pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp all spice 1/2 … Continue reading

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Sausage Ricotta Stuffed Mushrooms

1 cup cooked chopped turkey sausage 3/4 cup Italian cheese blend 5 sun dried tomatoes in oil, minced 1/2 cup ricotta cheese Olive oil Salt and pepper 20 button mushrooms 1/3 cup shredded asiago cheese Preheat the oven to 375. … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin with Gorgonzola Sauce

2 One lb. Pork tenderloins Salt and pepper 1/3 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tbs dried thyme 1 tbs butter 1 tbs flour 1 cup whipping cream 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth 1/4 cup dry white … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

6 medium or 8 large russet potatoes 1/2-1 cup cream 4 tbs butter at room temperature 1-2 tbs roasted garlic 1 tbs dried basil Salt and pepper to taste Peel the potatoes and cut into equal sized cubes, about 1″x1″. … Continue reading

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