Creatively Transforming Food

Month: June 2016

Savory Mushroom Risotto

Savory Mushroom Risotto

  Early Sunday morning, my cousin messaged me and asked if I knew how to make mushroom risotto. Her niece posted a picture of it while she was in Italy and it left her with a desire to taste it closer to home. I had made risotto […]

Strawberry Basil Syrup

Strawberry Basil Syrup

Strawberry Basil Syrup has a vibrantly fresh flavor which lingers as your taste buds try to discriminate between the strawberries and that mystery flavor.  It’s not overpowering, but when combined with strawberries, its subtle flavor is sublime! This is a great companion to Summer’s Sweet Corn Pancakes. […]

Fire Roasted Tomato Basil Pasta

Fire Roasted Tomato Basil Pasta

Fire Roasted Tomato Basil Pasta is a mouthful of flavor in one bite. It’s a beautiful creation which bursts of colors! We know the more colorful the ingredients, the better it is for you, right? I have fresh herbs growing and wanted to take advantage […]

Chocolate Éclair Cake

Chocolate Éclair Cake

A Paris Patisserie in your own kitchen? Yes? Just close your eyes and you an hear music from Ratatouille while it melts in your mouth! Don’t believe me? Try it!  Don’t forget to share and pin! You can thank me later for saving you airfare! […]

Cherry Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Cherry Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Cherry Chip Oatmeal Cookies are addicting ! My sister-in-law, Ellen, made a version of this for a  family holiday celebration. I acquired the recipe from her which she had acquired from someone else. Any recipe that has a trail of followers must be good, right? The handwritten […]

Herb Dipping Oil

Herb Dipping Oil

Serve this Herb Dipping Oil  with  Rosemary Focaccia Bread as a fabulous appetizer. Your guests will be impressed and its preparation requires minimal effort, yet will taste like I was an overnight feat of accomplishment. The accolades will be numerous so prepare your speech now! “I would like to […]

Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce and Artichokes

Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce and Artichokes

  Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce and Artichokes    Can you taste it yet? The aroma speaks for itself. I came across Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce on Pinterest last winter. Damn Delicious’ recipe was an amazingly rich and sensual treat to the palate. I altered […]