Miso Pumpkin Chicken Thighs

While I was brainstorming ways to revise the recipe for pumpkin chicken thighs, I came up with a savorier flavor combination- miso, pumpkin, and honey. This trifecta is a complete umami extravaganza. The flavor is very comparable to Man-Pleasing Chicken. So, for everyone who wrote in asking whether they would like Man-Pleasing Chicken even though they don’t like mustard or maple syrup (the two key ingredients), my answer remains…yes, I still think you would. But if you don’t want to … Continue reading

Roasted Shrimp, Corn, and Tomato Pasta

I’ve been craving the first course of dinner that was served at my wedding. It was roasted shrimp and corn ravioli, studded with bright red cherry tomatoes and more jumbo shrimp and golden corn. It might sound like an unusual dish, but it was so, so good. I never had anything like it before, and I haven’t been able to find anything like it since. I tried to combat my craving with a pasta dish made from the same components, … Continue reading

Apple and Cheddar Scones

My kitchen was a scone factory the other day. David requested that I make lemon blueberry scones, and although they are delicious, I was shocked because he never requests anything sweet. It was a big endorsement! And then I was craving a batch of apple cheddar scones that I first made two years ago and have been pondering ever since. These scones have a surprisingly small amount of sugar in them, and they strike the perfect balance between sweet and … Continue reading